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As long as Science is conducted by scientists it will be subjective. There is a
basic law of physics which states that in one way or another the observer always
affects what he observes. This effect may be infinitesimally minute or beyond all ...
A scientist's work is judged by his peers. Reviewing manuscripts is one of the
fringe duties of scientists, the majority of whom feel that with the privilege of being
a scientist there are certain obligations, one of which is to give to other scientists
The successful scientist has colleagues in all lands, and his work is a passport to
the far corners of the world. And among his colleagues he develops lasting
friendships. And with friendship comes, if not understanding, at least sympathy.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Arseny - LibraryThing
Great book, and it reads surprisingly well. The only sign of age really is the use of pronouns (the scientist is always "he", even despite the fact that female science students are mentioned several ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - juglicerr - LibraryThing
I thought that this book was hysterical. It is not the book for people wanted all the scientific facts about flies, although it does have some interesting tidbits along the way. Instead, it cheerfully ... Read full review