“The mathematician Hermann Weyl was quoted as having said not long before he died, ‘My work always tried to unite the true with the beautiful, but when I had to choose one or the other, I usually chose the beautiful.’
Mathematicians, artists and writers may choose beauty over truth. Scientists can only hope that we do not have to make the choice.”
Lawrence M. Krauss, professor of physics and astronomy at Case Western Reserve University.
New York Times, November 8, 2005
Às vezes eu me questiono até que ponto somos realmente capazes de distinguir uma coisa da outra.