In science, ‘fact’ can only mean “confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent.” I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms. —Stephen J. Gould

  4 comments for “Quote of the Day

  1. April 3, 2019 at 9:44 AM

    ????? sometimes a hypothesis does merit an investment of time or energy to undertake a research project?????

    Liked by 1 person

  2. April 2, 2019 at 5:17 PM

    What ? Head scratcher 🤪


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