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Re: What has inspired your research?

On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 3:28 AM, David Marjanovic
<david.marjanovic@gmx.at> wrote:
> Philip Bigelow wrote:
>> Â"Fill-in-the-blanks" science encourages one to see and think
>> Âlinearly, which more often than not, produces results that are often
>> Âunremarkable, often redundant, and sometimes even useless to science.
> It does, however, occur that the text on one side of the blank suggests
> something completely different than what the other side of the blank
> suggests. When this happens, the entire text has to be rethought, and this
> can trigger major discoveries.

Or, as Isaac Asimov said, "The most exciting phrase to hear in
science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but
'That's funny....'"
T. Michael Keesey
Technical Consultant and Developer, Internet Technologies
Glendale, California