All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident: Arthur Schopenhauer -- In questions of science the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual: Galileo Galilei -- Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it: Albert Einstein -- When you have eliminated the impossible, what ever remains, however improbable must be the truth: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle -- We all agree that your theory is crazy, but is it crazy enough? Niels Bohr -- Whenever a true theory appears, it will be its own evidence. Its test is that it will explain all phenomena: Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Since the mathematicians invaded Relativity, I do not understand it myself anymore: Albert Einstein -- I would say that the aether is a medium invented by man for the purpose of propagating his misconceptions from one place to another: W.F.G. Swann: -- Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone: Albert Einstein -- Physics is mathematical not because we know so much about the physical world, but because we know so little: Bertrand Russell -- If I could explain it to the average person, I would not have been worth the Nobel Prize: R. P. Feynman -- I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use: Galileo Galilei -- How dare we speak of the laws of chance? Is not chance the antithesis of all law?: Bertrand Russell -- Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I´m not sure about the former: Albert Einstein -- The glory of mathematics is that you don't have to say what you are talking about: Richard Feynman -- Anything is possible if you don´t know what you are talking about: Author Unknown -- In life, everything is relative - except Einstein´s theory: Leonid S. Sukhorukov -- Don´\'t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you´ll have to ram them down people´s throats: Howard Aiken --A day will come undoubtedly when the ether will be discarded as useless: H. Poincaré -- First they tell you you´re wrong and they can prove it; then they tell you you´re right but it isn´t important; then they tell you it´s important but they knew it all along: Charles Kettering -- It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make their appearance in the world: Aristotle -- The opposite of a true statement is a false statement. The opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth: Niels Bohr -- A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it: Max Planck -- Euclid taught me that without assumptions there is no proof. Therefore, in any argument, examine the assumptions: Eric Temple Bell -- Half this game is ninety percent mental: Yogi Berra
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Papers written by Sjaak Uitterdijk

October 8, 2018: Light in vacuum behaves like sound in air view

October 8, 2018: The mystery of vacuum view

October 8, 2018: The umpteenth evidence view

October 8, 2018: What went wrong with the atomic mass unit view

October 8, 2018: Why Heisenberg-Schrödinger’s atomic model is invalid view

October 8, 2018: The World Population in the Past and in the Future view

October 8, 2018: Spinning Electrons as Physics Fantasy view

October 8, 2018: About the Social Benefits of Sustainable Energy view

September 3, 2018: About the Social Benefits of Sustainable Energy view

September 3, 2018: The Time of the Photon view

August 27, 2018: Relation between CO2, global temperature and energy consumption view

August 27, 2018: Velocity of cosmic muons most likely much higher than c view

August 24, 2018: Religious Science view

August 24, 2018: The relation between CO2, global temperature and world population view

July 30, 2018: Correcting for Relativity in GPS makes no sense view

July 28, 2018: Common Sense Defies “Physics” view

July 23, 2018: Analysis of the Around-the-World Atomic Clocks Experiment view

July 19, 2018: Planck’s Theory of Heat Radiation criticized view

July 16, 2018: Gravitational Waves: a fable view

July 16, 2018: Matter Waves: a fable view

July 13, 2018: The Doppler shift and the Special Theory of Relativity view

July 9, 2018: From astronomical to terrestrial light view

July 4, 2018: Maxwell’s equations, Einstein’s Special Theory of Relat... view

June 28, 2018: E=mc2: a self-evident non-physical equation view

June 19, 2018: Why a photon is not a particle view

June 19, 2018: Conventional Definition of Potential Energy is Controversial view

October 08, 2018: Einstein's and Galilei's Principle of Relativity view