Hannes Alfven Quotes


6 Hannes Alfven quotes:



"The peer review system is satisfactory during quiescent times, but not during a revolution in a discipline such as astrophysics, when the establishment seeks to preserve the status quo."
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"There is no rational reason to doubt that the universe has existed indefinitely, for an infinite time. It is only myth that attempts to say how the universe came to be, either four thousand or twenty billion years ago."
Author: Alfven Quotes Category: Doubt Quotes Swedish Scientist Quotes
"Scientists tend to resist interdisciplinary inquiries into their own territory. In many instances, such parochialism is founded on the fear that intrusion from other disciplines would compete unfairly for limited financial resources and thus diminish their own opportunity for research."
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"Most people today still believe, perhaps unconsciously, in the heliocentric universe every newspaper in the land has a section on astrology, yet few have anything at all on astronomy."
Author: Alfven Quotes Category: Land Quotes Swedish Scientist Quotes
"We have to learn again that science without contact with experiments is an enterprise which is likely to go completely astray into imaginary conjecture."
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"I have no trouble publishing in Soviet astrophysical journals, but my work is unacceptable to the American astrophysical journals."
Author: Alfven Quotes Category: Trouble Quotes Swedish Scientist Quotes



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