The World on Paper

"[Individuals who break through by inventing a new paradigm are] almost always...either very young or very new to the field whose paradigm they change...These are the [men and women] who, being little committed to prior practice to the traditional rules of normal science, are particularly likely to see that those rules no longer define a playable game and to conceive another set that can replace them." - Thomas S Kuhn, The Structure of Scientific Revolution (1962)

Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (1687)

A haiku on Isaac Newton's (1642-1727) Principia:

Cherry blossoms fall
with Force equal to Mass times

- David Bader,
One Hundred Great Books in Haiku ( 2005)


Post a Comment

<< Home