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A radioactive cat has eighteen half-lives.

A rolling stone gathers momentum.

Absolute zero is cool.

All science is either physics or stamp collecting.
Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937)

Black holes are where god is dividing by zero.
Steven Wright (1955- )

Chemistry is physics without thought; mathematics is physics without purpose.

Every body continues in its state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line, except insofar as it doesn't.
Arthur Eddington (1882-1944)

God does not play dice with the cosmos.
Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

God runs electromagnetics by wave theory on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and the Devil runs them by quantum theory on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
Lawrence Bragg (1890-1971)

If the universe is expanding, why can't I find a parking space?

Love is a matter of chemistry, sex is physics.

People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Quarks are the dreams that stuff is made of.

Schrödinger rules the waves.

The rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.
Mark Russell (1932- )

We live in a Newtonian world of Einsteinian physics ruled by Frankensteinian logic.

What makes the universe so hard to comprehend is that there's nothing to compare it with.

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