(21 Jan 1862 - 12 May 1946)
Science Quotes by Robert Harper (1 quote)
If you have an idea that you wish your audience to carry away, turn it upside down and inside out, rephrasing it from different angles. Remember that the form in which the thing may appear best to you may not impress half your audience.
— Robert Harper
Quotes by others about Robert Harper (1)
Characteristically skeptical of the idea that living things would faithfully follow mathematical formulas, [Robert Harper] seized upon factors in corn which seemed to blend in the hybrid—rather than be represented by plus or minus signs, and put several seasons into throwing doubt upon the concept of immutable hypothetical units of inheritance concocted to account for selected results.
- 21 Jan - short biography, births, deaths and events on date of Harper's birth.