Friday, July 17, 2015

Why basic science? Entertainment!

Like art, music, and sports, basic science exists to provide a form of entertainment for the rest of humankind.
Menno Schilthuizen, Nature's Nether Regions: What the Sex Lives of Bugs, Birds, and Beasts Tell Us Abut Evolution, Biodiversity, and Ourselves (New York: Penguin Books, 2015), p. 184

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