Thought for the month
“You know," said Arthur, "it's at times like this, when I'm trapped in a Vogon airlock with a man from Betelgeuse, and about to die of asphyxiation in deep space that I really wish I'd listened to what my mother told me when I was young." "Why, what did she tell you?" "I don't know, I didn't listen.” From The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams, Author (1952-2001)
Monday, 3 October 2016
There is nothing new under the sun
I believe that one Isaac Newton contributed a few things to science but managed to spend years working on alchemy and the occult, including the Philosopher's Stone. Were his grant applications peer reviewed?