"The true criterion of the practical, therefore, is not whether the latter can keep intact the wrong or foolish; rather is it whether the scheme has vitality enough to leave the stagnant waters of the old, and build, as well as sustain, new life." -- Emma Goldman
Wednesday, March 02, 2005
Just thought I'd share this quote from one of my physics profs with y'all. This is about an actual homework set that we had:
Problem one is standard. Problem two is standard. Problem three is standard. Problem four won the Nobel Prize. It is a trivial problem.