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Scientist Quotations Index for Initial N

This dictionary includes science quotes from archaeologists, biologists, chemists, geologists, inventors and inventions, mathematicians, physicists plus pioneers in medicine, science events and technology.

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Ramez Naam
Vladimir Nabokov
Ralph Nader
Ibn al- Nafis
Ernest Nagel
Thomas Nagel
Paul J. Nahin
John Naisbilt
John Naisbitt
Yoshiro NakaMats
Koji Nakanishi
Kumail Nanjiani
David Ledbetter Nanney
Fridtjof Nansen
John Napier
Nari Narasimhan
National Academy of Sciences
NASA
Ogden Nash
Sandy Nathan
Native American
Nature Journal
Claude-Louis Navier
Doug Naylor
National Education Association
E. Kim Nebeuts
Alexander Neckam
John Needham
Joseph Needham
Yuval Ne'eman
Jawaharlal Nehru
Jawaharlal (Pandit) Nehru
Joseph Neilson
David Neiswanger
Gaylord Nelson
Walther Hermann Nernst
Gιrard de Nerval
Randolph M. Nesse
Franz Neumann
Otto Neurath
Harvey Neville
Hugh Newall
Simon Newcomb
Thomas Newcomen
John Alexander Newlands
James Roy Newman
John Henry Newman
Newspaper
Sir Charles Thomas Newton
Sir Isaac Newton
Nicander
Thomas R. Nicely
Nicholas de Cusa
David Nicholas
Nicholl Whitlock
Nichelle Nichols
John Pringle Nichol
Alex Nickon
Andriyan Nicolayev
Charles-Jules-Henri Nicolle
Maurice Nicoll
Felix von Niemeyer
Friedrich Nietzsche
Earl Nightingale
Florence Nightingale
Henry E. Niles
Leonard Nimoy
Richard M. Nixon
Louis Nizer
Alfred Bernhard Nobel
Charles C. Noble
David F. Noble
Albert J. Nock
Philip Noel-Baker
Emmy Noether
Max Noether
Charles Nordmann
George William Norris
Gunilla Norris
James F. Norris
Kenneth S. Norris
Cyrus Northrup
John D. North
Simeon North
Gale Norton
F.W. Norwood
Carl Wilhelm Hermann Nothnagel
Novalis (Friedrich von Hardenberg)
Vojtech Novotny,
Alfred Noyes
Christiane Nόsslein-Volhard
Bill Nye
Edgar Wilson Nye
Ronald Sydney Nyholm


Carl Sagan Thumbnail In science it often happens that scientists say, 'You know that's a really good argument; my position is mistaken,' and then they would actually change their minds and you never hear that old view from them again. They really do it. It doesn't happen as often as it should, because scientists are human and change is sometimes painful. But it happens every day. I cannot recall the last time something like that happened in politics or religion. (1987) -- Carl Sagan
Quotations by: • Albert Einstein • Isaac Newton • Lord Kelvin • Charles Darwin • Srinivasa Ramanujan • Carl Sagan • Florence Nightingale • Thomas Edison • Aristotle • Marie Curie • Benjamin Franklin • Winston Churchill • Galileo Galilei • Sigmund Freud • Robert Bunsen • Louis Pasteur • Theodore Roosevelt • Abraham Lincoln • Ronald Reagan • Leonardo DaVinci • Michio Kaku • Karl Popper • Johann Goethe • Robert Oppenheimer • Charles Kettering  ... (more people)

Quotations about: • Atomic  Bomb • Biology • Chemistry • Deforestation • Engineering • Anatomy • Astronomy • Bacteria • Biochemistry • Botany • Conservation • Dinosaur • Environment • Fractal • Genetics • Geology • History of Science • Invention • Jupiter • Knowledge • Love • Mathematics • Measurement • Medicine • Natural Resource • Organic Chemistry • Physics • Physician • Quantum Theory • Research • Science and Art • Teacher • Technology • Universe • Volcano • Virus • Wind Power • Women Scientists • X-Rays • Youth • Zoology  ... (more topics)
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Sophie Germain
Gertrude Elion
Ernest Rutherford
James Chadwick
Marcel Proust
William Harvey
Johann Goethe
John Keynes
Carl Gauss
Paul Feyerabend
- 90 -
Antoine Lavoisier
Lise Meitner
Charles Babbage
Ibn Khaldun
Euclid
Ralph Emerson
Robert Bunsen
Frederick Banting
Andre Ampere
Winston Churchill
- 80 -
John Locke
Bronislaw Malinowski
Bible
Thomas Huxley
Alessandro Volta
Erwin Schrodinger
Wilhelm Roentgen
Louis Pasteur
Bertrand Russell
Jean Lamarck
- 70 -
Samuel Morse
John Wheeler
Nicolaus Copernicus
Robert Fulton
Pierre Laplace
Humphry Davy
Thomas Edison
Lord Kelvin
Theodore Roosevelt
Carolus Linnaeus
- 60 -
Francis Galton
Linus Pauling
Immanuel Kant
Martin Fischer
Robert Boyle
Karl Popper
Paul Dirac
Avicenna
James Watson
William Shakespeare
- 50 -
Stephen Hawking
Niels Bohr
Nikola Tesla
Rachel Carson
Max Planck
Henry Adams
Richard Dawkins
Werner Heisenberg
Alfred Wegener
John Dalton
- 40 -
Pierre Fermat
Edward Wilson
Johannes Kepler
Gustave Eiffel
Giordano Bruno
JJ Thomson
Thomas Kuhn
Leonardo DaVinci
Archimedes
David Hume
- 30 -
Andreas Vesalius
Rudolf Virchow
Richard Feynman
James Hutton
Alexander Fleming
Emile Durkheim
Benjamin Franklin
Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Hooke
Charles Kettering
- 20 -
Carl Sagan
James Maxwell
Marie Curie
Rene Descartes
Francis Crick
Hippocrates
Michael Faraday
Srinivasa Ramanujan
Francis Bacon
Galileo Galilei
- 10 -
Aristotle
John Watson
Rosalind Franklin
Michio Kaku
Isaac Asimov
Charles Darwin
Sigmund Freud
Albert Einstein
Florence Nightingale
Isaac Newton



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