Quote from Max Planck

(Hat tip to Professor Richard Kleeman of the Courant Institute for Mathematical Sciences.)

“A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die.”

   — Max Planck



For more information, see the excellent text, highly recommended for students of Climate Science, T. S. Kuhn, Black-Body Theory and the Quantum Discontinuity, 1894-1912, University of Chicago Press, 1978.

Also recommend for same audience: D. Archer, R. Pierrehumbert (eds.), The Warming Papers: The Scientific Foundation for the Climate Change Forecast, Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

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