Curisosity Cabinet Quote

"Our century has seen the creation of new means of doing research. In particular, the electron microscope and chemical and biochemical methods of analysis have revolutionized our knowledge of the foundations of life..."
Andrei Sakharov

"We replaced the wave length of the light by the wave length of electrons at an accelerating voltage of 75 kV and inserted into the Abbe relation the imaging accelerating voltage of 75 kV and inserted into the Abbe relation the imaging accelerating voltage of 75 kV and inserted into the Abbe relation the imaging aperture of 2 X 10-2 rad...we came up with a resolution limit of 2.2 Å ."
Ernst Ruska

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

"We were bombarded — this is the best way to put it — by requests from all the medical people and all the colloidal physics people — everybody that had things too small to be seen in a light microscope. We quickly realized that two graduate students working in a makeshift lab with a makeshift instrument couldn't satisfy the needs for this tool. "
James Hillier

"every graduate student is an individual and everybody has a different way of doing science, approaching science"
Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD

"It took me about twenty years before I had the right system that could be realized in practice and that scientist said it could work"
Harald Rose

"One story that the Prof.(Oakley) used to tell, is that when the SEM was being considered as a commercial product, a group of Marketing experts were sent out to make an evaluation of the number of SEMs that could be sold. ...they came back with probably between 6 (six), and 10 (ten) would saturate the market!"
Bernie Brenton

"Scanning electron microscopy: Second best no more."
David C. Joy

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