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There are no limits to imagination.
Consider an apple falling from a tree. What presses or draws the apple downwards? Gravity, you say. Well, imagine gravity then. 811 more words
There is a remarkable principle of discovery and advancement in mathematics and science, namely, the constructive doubting of some traditional beliefs. When Einstein was asked how he came to invent the theory of relativity, he replied, “By challenging an axiom.” Lobachevsky and Bolyai challenged Euclid’s axiom of parallels; Hamilton and Cayley challenged the axiom that multiplication is commutative; 136 more words