The most exciting words in science

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds the most discoveries, is not ‘Eureka!’, but ‘That’s funny…’

Isaac Asimov

Seems true for science and all my life. So many of the most interesting and best things in my life weren’t things I was looking for, they were things I happened across and then pursued. Being open to the possibilities would be the way Ben Zander might put it.

Either way, there’s wisdom in the idea that we need to remain curious and open to the possibilities offered to us.


About Dick Knisely

Science-guy, engineer, father, grandfather, husband -- yeah, I'm all of those things. I author this blog to share things I care about and you might care about, too. I hope you do and that you'll join in to share things you care about.
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