Curisosity Cabinet Quote

"In our case the project was a great risk because for more than fifty years the people had not succeeded to improve the electron optics in spite of severe efforts"
Knut Urban

"There was no physical law to prevent it."
Harald Rose

"I didn't know enough diffraction theory to even know why what I was doing wouldn't work. That was a problem. I was too much of an empiricist at the time. I learned later that it's better to know what you are doing."
Don Wiley

"Scan not a friend with a microscopic glass
You know his faults, now let his foibles pass"
Frank Crisp

"I thought that if I patented it, no one else would be able to do work with it. I might earn some money, but I was not interested in that. I was interested in applications for many researchers, creating more fundamental science. So I decided not to patent it."
Pratibha Gai

"Scientific inquiry starts with observation. The more one can see, the more one can investigate. Indeed, we often mark our progress in science by improvements in imaging. "
Martin Chalfie

"A project for a Ph.D. student must provide him with good training and, if he is doing experimental work, there is much to be said for choosing a problem which involves the construction or modification of some fairly complicated apparatus. I have always felt that university research in engineering should be adventurous and should not mind tackling speculative projects"
Charles Oatley (1982)

"You can observe a lot by watching."
Yogi Berra

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