Science is human

These eyes had not only sight, but vision. Behind these eyes is a brilliant mind.

He was said to be inflicted with “moving crust disease and wandering pole plague”. He was accused of “autointoxication and delirious ravings.”

His real name was Alfred Wegener. His idea was continental drift.

Today we have The Theory of Plate Techtonics.

The scientific method is the most effective instrument in the search for truth we have. However, science, like any other human pursuit is messy and sometimes cruel.

He froze-to-death during an expedition to Greenland. Searchers found him, eyes wide open with a hint of a smile on his face; as if he knew one day the world would embrace his idea.

Published by Mike Deal

I am a husband and father, I am a scientist and teacher, I am a horseman. At night all the "I am's" go in a box and I shut the lid. I sleep like a dog.

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