Though we all know that 28 February is celebrated as National Science Day in India but do you know why and for what the day is celebrated as National Science Day? We are pretty sure that you must have heard about celebrated Indian Scientist Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman.
The day is celebrated to commemorate the discovery of Raman Effect on the same day in 1928 by Indian physicist and Nobel Laureate Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman in India. He was also awarded Nobel Prize in the Subject of Physics.
In honor of the day we have compiled some of the best quotes by famous scientists.
* “I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.” – Isaac Newton
* “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” – Albert Einstein
* “There is no law except the law that there is no law.” – John Archibald Wheeler
* “It is strange that only extraordinary men make the discoveries, which later appear so easy and simple.” – Georg C. Lichtenberg
* “An American monkey, after getting drunk on brandy, would never touch it again, and thus is much wiser than most men.” -Charles Darwin
* “The saddest aspect of life right now is that gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.” ― Isaac Asimov
* “Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.” ― Albert Einstein
* “The good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it.” ― Neil deGrasse Tyson
* “Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” ― Marie Curie
* “You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him discover it in himself.” – Galileo
* “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Albert Einstein
* “We pass through this world but once. Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within.” – Stephen Jay Gould
* “Life cannot have had a random beginning … The trouble is that there are about 2000 enzymes, and the chance of obtaining them all in a random trial is only one part in 10^40,000, an outrageously small probability that could not be faced even if the whole universe consisted of organic soup.” – Fred Hoyle
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