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Jeremy Bernstein
(1929-____) born on
Dec 31
US physicist, educator, writer. He is widely known for the clarity of his writing for the lay reader on the major issues of modern physics.
         
   
F
At zero there was the flash. The first thing I saw was a yellow-orange fireball . . . . A mushroom-shaped cloud of glowing magenta began to rise over the desert where the explosion had been. My first thought was, "My God, that is beautiful!"

R
[T]he number of neurons in the brain is very much larger than the number of components in a computer. . .
A
Television is just the wrong medium, at least in prime time, to teach science. I think it is hopeless if it insists on behaving like television. . . .
N
Never speak more clearly than you think.
K
The people who produce these programs. . . insist that no one would watch a program consisting of real scientists giving real lectures to real students. If they are right, then this sort of program is just another form of entertainment.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Isaac Asimov's Book of Science and Nature Quotations," ed. Jason Shulman & Isaac Asimov, 1988.
R: In "The Manager's Book of Quotations," by Lewis D. Eigen and Jonathan P. Siegel, 1989.
A: In "Isaac Asimov's Book of Science and Nature Quotations," ed. Jason Shulman & Isaac Asimov, 1988.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "Isaac Asimov's Book of Science and Nature Quotations," ed. Jason Shulman & Isaac Asimov, 1988.
   


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