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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
-- Wernher von Braun
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(1) If Nerd on the planet Nutley starts out in his spaceship at 20 KPH,
and his speed doubles every 3.2 seconds, how long will it be before
he exceeds the speed of light? How long will it be before the
Galactic Patrol picks up the pieces of his spaceship?
(2) If Roger Rowdy wrecks his car every week, and each week he breaks
twice as many bones as before, how long will it be before he breaks
every bone in his body? How long will it be before they cut off
his insurance? Where does he get a new car every week?
(3) If Johnson drinks one beer the first hour (slow start), four beers
the next hour, nine beers the next, etc., and stacks the cans in a
pyramid, how soon will Johnson's pyramid be larger than King
Tut's? When will it fall on him? Will he notice?
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Round Numbers are always false.
-- Samuel Johnson
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Saliva causes cancer, but only if swallowed in small amounts over a long
period of time.
-- George Carlin
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Science and religion are in full accord but science and faith are in complete
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Science is built up of facts, as a house is with stones. But a collection
of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house.
-- Jules Henri Poincar'e
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Science is what happens when preconception meets verification.
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Science may someday discover what faith has always known.
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Scientists are people who build the Brooklyn Bridge and then buy it.
-- William Buckley
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Sentient plasmoids are a gas.