When I began in 1960, individuality wasn’t an accepted thing to look for it was about species-specific behaviour. But animal behaviour is not hard science. There’s room for intuition.
Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth.
Education has failed in a very serious way to convey the most important lesson science can teach: skepticism.
The further a mathematical theory is developed, the more harmoniously and uniformly does its construction proceed, and unsuspected relations are disclosed between hitherto separated branches of the science.
The violent reaction on the recent development of modern physics can only be understood when one realises that here the foundations of physics have started moving and that this motion has caused the feeling that the ground would be cut from science.