Esthetics Quotes (2 quotes)
After a certain high level of technical skill is achieved, science and art tend to coalesce in esthetics, plasticity, and form. The greatest scientists are always artists as well.
The sciences do not try to explain, they hardly even try to interpret, they mainly make models. By a model is meant a mathematical construct which, with the addition of certain verbal interpretations, describes observed phenomena. The justification of such a mathematical construct is solely and precisely that it is expected to workthat is, correctly to describe phenomena from a reasonably wide area. Furthermore, it must satisfy certain esthetic criteriathat is, in relation to how much it describes, it must be rather simple.