Monday, February 25, 2013

Engineering Quote of the Week - Ernest Orlando Lawrence


"The day when the scientist, no matter how devoted, may make significant progress alone and without material help is past. This fact is most self-evident in our work. Instead of an attic with a few test tubes, bits of wire and odds and ends, the attack on the atomic nucleus has required the development and construction of great instruments on an engineering scale."
                                                                                        ~Ernest Orlando Lawrence
                                                                                          Nobel Prize banquet speech (29 Feb 1940)

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