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“In order for life to have appeared spontaneously on Earth, there first had to be hundreds of millions of protein molecules of the ninth configuration. But given the size of the planet Earth, do you know how long it would have taken for just one of these protein molecules to appear entirely by chance? Roughly ten to the two hundred and...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Dr. Malcolm Sayer: It was an immenseproject. I was to extract 1 decagram of myelin from 4 tons of earth worms.
- Dr. Sullivan: Really!
- Dr. Malcolm Sayer: Yes. I was on the project for 5 years. I was the only one who believed in it. Everyone else said it couldn't be done.
- Dr. Kaufman: It can't.
- Dr. Malcolm Sayer: I know that now. I...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I'm left with only one option, I'm gonna have to science the shit out of this.”
“- Aitch: With this pill, they say you take it and that's it. Your hair don't grow, you don't go bald, it stays the same. You have your hair cut once, in whatever style you want, and it stays like that for the rest of your natural life. It's completely revolutionary.
- Jackie: What if you get fed up with your style, you berk?
- Aitch: Well,...” (continue)(continue reading)
“A creationist can embarrass an evolutionist by asking for a definition of species.”
“There will be no foolish wand-waving or silly incantations in this class. As such, I don't expect many of you to appreciate the subtle science and exact art that is potion-making. However, for those select few who possess the predisposition, I can teach you how to bewitch the mind and ensnare the senses. I can tell you how to bottle fame, brew...” (continue)(continue reading)
“In science fiction, you create your own reality.”
“I called to tell you I’m not pregnant. You’re safe. It was just a possible sighting of a life form that ultimately proved false. You want to be an explorer, Augustine. To discover new worlds, to give life some hope. But while you’re doing all that, your own life is just slipping away. And that breaks my heart. But, you know, I’m sure it’s for...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I'm afraid we didn't do a very good job of looking after the place while you were away.”
“A neutron walks into a bar and asks how much for a drink. The bartender replies ‘for you, no charge’.”
“Penny. We are made of particles that have existed since the moment the universe began. I like to think those atoms traveled fourteen billion years through time and space to create us, so that we could be together and make each other whole.”
“The only way she’d be able to make a contribution to science is if they resume sending chimps into space.”
“In our relations with other people, we mainly discuss and evaluate their character and behavior. That is why I have withdrawn from nearly all so-called relations. This has made my old age rather lonely. My life has been full of hard work and I am grateful. It began as toil for bread and butter and ended in a love of science.”
“Prepare your minds for a new scale of scientific values, gentlemen.”
“There are no enemies in science, only phenomena to be studied.”
“- Elwood P. Dowd: You see, science has overcome time and space. Well, Harvey has overcome not only time and space, but any objections.
- Dr. Chumley: Fly specks, fly specks! I've been spending my life among fly specks while miracles have been leaning on lampposts at 18th and Fairfax!”
“I came for science. I'm leaving 'cause of witches. Welcome to the new dark ages!”
“- Gus: I am told his product was more or less consistent with the quality I come to expect.
- Walter White: More or less? More or less, really? Wow. Boy this... Talk about setting the bar low. Except you don't do that, set the bar low. Therefore, what conclusion am I left to draw? That you believe I have some proprietary kind of selfishness...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Seurat confounds painting with science. He's lost himself in optical experiments. There's nothing more to expect from Renoir, Degas, Monet. They repeat themselves. They've given everything they could give.”