Margaret Geller Quotes & Sayings

14 most famous Margaret Geller quotes and sayings (scientist). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

“At least in part, people are attracted to subjects where they can identify at a basic level with the people who do it. The extraordinary aesthetic of the natural world is not obvious to someone who never leaves the inner city. Appreciation of the elegance and power of physical law is an acquired taste.”
“Hunger, inadequate medical care, poor housing, and inferior schools are enemies of the sense of wonder. It is easier and less expensive in the long run to prevent a loss of imagination by providing adequate nutrition, housing, medical care, and schooling than it is to try to restore that loss.”
“When we look out into space, we're looking back in time; the light from a galaxy a billion light-years away, for instance, will take a billion years to reach us. It's an amazing thing. The history is there for us to see. It's not mushed up like the geologic record of Earth. You can just see it exactly as it was.”
Margaret Geller Quotes
“One of the great challenges of modern cosmology is to discover what the geometry of the universe really is.”
Margaret Geller Quotes
“It's a matter of the heart... I take teaching at Harvard very seriously and supervision of my students very seriously. Harvard should have a bona fide commitment to me.”
Margaret Geller Quotes
“I didn't know what kinds of questions to ask in mathematics. In physics, I could see there were things that were known and things that weren't.”
Margaret Geller Quotes
“The actions of the University in my case make it abundantly clear that the Administration's rhetoric about Harvard's desire to attract and retain the most distinguished women in the world is empty.”
“The United States is a leader across a broad range of scientific disciplines. Our technological prowess is part of our greatness as a nation. Sadly, among the rich industrialized nations, we also lead by a substantial margin in the rate of poverty among children.”
“A family living at the poverty level is unlikely to be able to afford a computer at home. Even with a computer, access to the Internet is another significant expense. A child might borrow a book from a public library; but it is not possible to take a computer home.”
Margaret Geller Quotes
“There's something really beautiful about science, that human beings can ask these questions and can answer them. You can make models of nature and understand how it works.”

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