Frederick Seitz

Frederick
Seitz
1911
2008

American Physicist and Pioneer of Solid State Physics, President of America’s National Academy of Sciences

Author Quotes

The trouble is that you won't get the scientists to agree on a course of action. It is almost instinctive in science to accept contrary views, because disagreeing gives you guidance to experimental tests of ideas — your own and those offered by others.

Things that people learn purely out of curiosity can have a revolutionary effect on human affairs.

Life's a hazard. If you cut back on the economy intentionally, you run into enormous troubles.

A good scientist is a person in whom the childhood quality of perennial curiosity lingers on. Once he gets an answer, he has other questions.

Author Picture
First Name
Frederick
Last Name
Seitz
Birth Date
1911
Death Date
2008
Bio

American Physicist and Pioneer of Solid State Physics, President of America’s National Academy of Sciences