Curisosity Cabinet Quote

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

"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

"The most important thing in science is to be together with a colleague at that moment when you discover something. When some little piece of nature unfolds and you see something new. "
John Heuser

"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

"The electron microscope is like the monkey wrench on the garage wall; what you do with it is the important thing."
Dr. James Hillier

"Our work, it seems to me, can bring us a special bonus of pleasure and satisfaction, through its very close contact with colleagues of different disciplines and our ability to peep into the inexhaustible world of the smallest forms of existence..."
Ernst Ruska

"Its pictures had for me the effect of the song of a mermaid: irresistible and half transparent."
George E. Palade

"From now on, we work with positive tip voltage."
Erwin W. Müller

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