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Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question 'How?' but it gets terribly confused when you ask the question 'Why?' ~~ Erwin Chargaff

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"Lift up your eyes on high, And see who has created these things, Who brings out their host by number; He calls them all by name, By the greatness of His might And the strength of His power; Not one is missing." Isaiah 40:26

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Pioneering Scientist Erwin Chargaff on the Power of Being an Outsider and What Makes a Great Teacher

Pioneering Scientist Erwin Chargaff on the Power of Being an Outsider and What Makes a Great Teacher – Brain Pickings

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Pioneering Biochemist Erwin Chargaff on the Poetics of Curiosity, the Crucial Difference Between Understanding and Explanation, and What Makes a Scientist

In the Light of Darkness: Lost Wisdom on the Poetics of Curiosity the Crucial Difference Between Undersanding and Explanation and What Makes a Scientist

Erwin Chargaff. An Austrian biologist, Chargaff proposed two principles of genetics that were fittingly named Chargaff’s Rules. Like Rosalind Franklin, he was excluded from Watson and Crick’s Nobel Prize victory and spent much of the rest of his life bitching about it.

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Michⓐel Eisen sur Twitter : "awesome quote from Erwin Chargaff (of A=T, C=G…

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Pioneering Biochemist Erwin Chargaff on the Poetics of Curiosity, the Crucial Difference Between Understanding and Explanation, and What Makes a Scientist

“If I know what I shall find, I do not want to find it. Uncertainty is the salt of life.”Erwin Chargaff

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