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This dictionary includes science quotes from archaeologists, biologists, chemists, geologists, inventors and inventions, mathematicians, physicists plus pioneers in medicine, science events and technology.

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Walter Baade
Johann Hermann Baas
Charles Babbage
Gaston Bachelard
Richard (David) Bach
Sir Francis Bacon
Roger Bacon
Leo Hendrik Baekeland
Karl Ernst von Baer
Adolf von Baeyer
Walter Bagehot
Giorgio Baglivi
John N. Bahcall
Pat Bahn
Francis Baily
Kenneth Tompkins Bainbridge
Mary Baines
Alexander Bain
Spencer Fullerton Baird
Ray Stannard Baker
Russell Wayne Baker
Will Bakewell
Robert T. Bakker
Mikhail Aleksandrovich Bakunin
Antoine J. Balard
John Balderston
Jacob Balde
James Arthur Baldwin
Arthur Balfour
Francis Maitland Balfour
J. G. Ballard
Robert Ballard
Eric Glendinning Ball
John Ball
W.W.R. Ball
David Baltimore
Honoré de Balzac
Wilder Dwight Bancroft
Nancy Banks-Smith
Sir Joseph Banks
Benjamin Banneker
Sir Frederick Grant Banting
Alvan L. Barach
Robert Barclay
Sam Bardell
Peter Barlow
Christiaan Barnard
Lincoln Barnett
Percy Arthur Barnett
Michael F. Barnsley
Joseph Barrell
Norman Rupert Barrett
Sir James Matthew Barrie
Isaac Barrow
John Barrymore
Dave Barry
Roland Barthes
David W. Bartlett
Elisha Bartlett
Paul Doughty Bartlett
Bruce Barton
Sir Derek H.R. Barton
Paul Bartsch
Bernard M(annes) Baruch
Jacques Barzun
Florence Bascom
Sir Henry Howarth Bashford
Saint Basil the Great
Agostino Bassi
Adolf Bastian
H. W. Bates
Marston Bates
Charles Pierre Baudelaire
Jean Baudrillard
Henry Bauer
Richard Baxter
Thomas Bayes
Sir William Bayliss
Sir Joseph William Bazalgette
Alfred Beach
George Beadle
Alan R. Beals
William B. Bean
Tim Beardsley
Gregory (Dale) Bear
George H. Beaton
James Beattie
William Beaumont
Simone de Beauvoir
Giambatista Beccaria
Johann Joachim Becher
Samuel Beckett
Johann Beckmann
Henri Becquerel
Henri Becque
Dr. Thomas Beddoes
Henry Ward Beecher
Lyman Beecher
Edward Griffith Begle
Samuel Nathaniel (S.N.) Behrman
Martinus Willem Beijerinck
Georg von Békésy
Vissarion Grigorievich Belinskii
Roberto Bellarmino
Nicholas Belleville
Hilaire Belloc
Alexander Graham Bell
Sir Charles Bell
Eric Temple Bell
Florence Ogilvy Bell
C. Gordon Bell
Thomas Bell
Vladimir Vladimirovich Belousov
Ruth Benedict
Gregory (Albert) Benford
Walter Bendix Schönflies Benjamin
Alan Benner
Alan Bennett
Edmund Clerihew Bentley
Edmund Clerihew Bentley
Richard Bentley
Seymour Benzer
Peter L. Berger
Peter Bergmann
Torbern Olof Bergman
Henri Louis Bergson
Sune K. Bergström
George Berkeley
Louis A(rthur) Berman
John Desmond Bernal
Bernard of Chartres
Claude Bernard
Tim Berners-Lee
Sarah Bernhardt
Daniel Bernoulli
Jacob Bernoulli
Yogi Berra
Norman John Berrill
Wendell Berry
Marcellin Berthelot
Pierre Bertholon
Joseph Bertrand
Marcel-Alexandre Bertrand
Jöns Jacob Berzelius
Sir Henry Bessemer
Henry Beston
Charles Best
Hans Albrecht Bethe
Bruno Bettelheim
W. I. B. Beveridge
Bible
Xavier Bichat
Ambrose Bierce
Erastus Brigham Bigelow
Hermann M. Biggs
John Jeremiah Bigsby
Norman C. Billingham
Henry Billingsley
John Shaw Billings
David Billington
Theodor Billroth
Alfred Binet
R.H. Bing
Ludwig Binswanger
Jean-Baptiste Biot
Nick Birch
Al- Biruni
J. Michael Bishop
Otto von Bismarck
Patrick M.S. Blackett
Richard Blackmore
Sir William Blackstone
Eliot Blackwelder
Richard E. Blackwelder
Elizabeth Blackwell
Richard J. Blackwell
Sir James Black
Joseph Black
Henri de Blainville
Anthony Charles Lynton (Tony) Blair
William Blake
Alfred Blalock
Sir Gilbert Blane
Brand Blanshard
Eugen Bleuler
Mathilde Blind
Baroness Karen Blixen
Nicolaas Bloembergen
Peter of Blois
Leonard Bloomfield
Howard Bloom
Franz Boas
Hermann Boerhaave
Anidus Manlius Severinus Boethius
Nils Bohlin
David Bohm
Craig F. Bohren
Niels Bohr
Bart J. Bok
Louis Bolk
Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann
Farkas Bolyai
Bernhard Bolzano
Ludwig Bolzmann
Alain Bombard
Erma Bombeck
Princess Marie Bonaparte
Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
Sir Hermann Bondi
Charles Bonnet
Thomas George Bonney
William Bowen Bonnor
George Boole
Mary Everest Boole
Daniel J. Boorstin
Gail Borden
Peter Borden
Émile Borel
James H. Boren
Jorge Luis Borges
Victor Borge
Edwin G. Boring
Max Born
Jean-Baptiste Georges Marie Bory de Saint-Vincent
Carl Bosch
Ruggero Giuseppe (Roger Joseph) Boscovich
Satyendra Nath Bose
James Boswell
Daniel B. Botkin
Henri Bouasse
Kenneth Ewart Boulding
Nicolas-Antoine Boullanger
Matthew Boulton
Theodor Boveri
H. P. Bowditch
Nathaniel Bowditch
Elizabeth Bowen
George E.P. Box
Herbert Boyer
Robert Boyle
C. Loring Brace
Leigh (Douglass) Brackett
Ray Bradbury
Francis Herbert Bradley
John Bradley
Omar Nelson Bradley
Sir Lawrence Bragg
Sir William Bragg
Tycho Brahe
Gerald Eyre Kirkwood (G.E.K.) Branch
Georges Braque
Walter H. Brattain
Ernest Braun
Volker Braun
Wernher von Braun
Bertolt Brecht
Scipione Breislak
Sydney Brenner
André Breton
Sir David Brewster
Percy W. Bridgman
Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
Charlie Dunbar Broad
William J. Broad
Paul Broca
Giovanni Battista Brocchi
Bertram N. Brockhouse
William H(odson) Brock
Samuel Broder
Peter Bellinger Brodie
Prince Louis-Victor de Broglie
Jacob Bronowski
Frederick P. Brooks
Harriet Brooks
Joyce Brothers
Lord Henry Peter Brougham
Paul Broun
Sir Thomas Browne
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Robert Browning
Alexander Crum Brown
Carl William Brown
Gordon Stanley Brown
Herbert C. Brown
Norman Oliver Brown
Robert Brown
Ernst Wilhelm von Brücke
Eduard Brückner
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Sir Marc Isambard Brunel
Jerome Bruner
John (Kilian Houston) Brunner
Giordano Bruno
William Jennings Bryan
Sir James Bryce
Bill Bryson
Scott Milross Buchanan
Eduard Buchner
Ludwig Büchner
Leopold von Buch
William Buckland
Henry Thomas Buckle
Gautama Buddha
Comte Georges-Louis Leclerc de Buffon
Lois McMaster Bujold
Sir Edward Bullard
Theodore Holmes Bullock
Earl Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Robert Bunsen
Luis Buñuel
John Bunyan
Luther Burbank
Jacob Christopher Burckhardt
Warren Burger
Edmund Burke
James Burke
Heinrich Burkhardt
Denis Burkitt
Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet
Gilbert Burnet
Sir Macfarlane Burnet
Robert Burns
Bailey B(arton) Burritt
Edgar Rice Burroughs
John Burroughs
Robert Burton
Sir Cyril Burt
George Herbert Walker Bush
George W. Bush
Vannevar Bush
Aleksandr Butlerov
Joseph Butler
Nicholas Murray Butler
Samuel Butler
Samuel Butler
Herbert Butterfield
W. E. Byerly
Richard Byrd
Lord George Gordon Byron
John By


Carl Sagan Thumbnail In science it often happens that scientists say, 'You know that's a really good argument; my position is mistaken,' and then they would actually change their minds and you never hear that old view from them again. They really do it. It doesn't happen as often as it should, because scientists are human and change is sometimes painful. But it happens every day. I cannot recall the last time something like that happened in politics or religion. (1987) -- Carl Sagan
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Quotations about:Atomic  BombBiologyChemistryDeforestationEngineeringAnatomyAstronomyBacteriaBiochemistryBotanyConservationDinosaurEnvironmentFractalGeneticsGeologyHistory of ScienceInventionJupiterKnowledgeLoveMathematicsMeasurementMedicineNatural ResourceOrganic ChemistryPhysicsPhysicianQuantum TheoryResearchScience and ArtTeacherTechnologyUniverseVolcanoVirusWind PowerWomen ScientistsX-RaysYouthZoology  ... (more topics)
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Sophie Germain
Gertrude Elion
Ernest Rutherford
James Chadwick
Marcel Proust
William Harvey
Johann Goethe
John Keynes
Carl Gauss
Paul Feyerabend
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Antoine Lavoisier
Lise Meitner
Charles Babbage
Ibn Khaldun
Euclid
Ralph Emerson
Robert Bunsen
Frederick Banting
Andre Ampere
Winston Churchill
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John Locke
Bronislaw Malinowski
Bible
Thomas Huxley
Alessandro Volta
Erwin Schrodinger
Wilhelm Roentgen
Louis Pasteur
Bertrand Russell
Jean Lamarck
- 70 -
Samuel Morse
John Wheeler
Nicolaus Copernicus
Robert Fulton
Pierre Laplace
Humphry Davy
Thomas Edison
Lord Kelvin
Theodore Roosevelt
Carolus Linnaeus
- 60 -
Francis Galton
Linus Pauling
Immanuel Kant
Martin Fischer
Robert Boyle
Karl Popper
Paul Dirac
Avicenna
James Watson
William Shakespeare
- 50 -
Stephen Hawking
Niels Bohr
Nikola Tesla
Rachel Carson
Max Planck
Henry Adams
Richard Dawkins
Werner Heisenberg
Alfred Wegener
John Dalton
- 40 -
Pierre Fermat
Edward Wilson
Johannes Kepler
Gustave Eiffel
Giordano Bruno
JJ Thomson
Thomas Kuhn
Leonardo DaVinci
Archimedes
David Hume
- 30 -
Andreas Vesalius
Rudolf Virchow
Richard Feynman
James Hutton
Alexander Fleming
Emile Durkheim
Benjamin Franklin
Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Hooke
Charles Kettering
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Carl Sagan
James Maxwell
Marie Curie
Rene Descartes
Francis Crick
Hippocrates
Michael Faraday
Srinivasa Ramanujan
Francis Bacon
Galileo Galilei
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Aristotle
John Watson
Rosalind Franklin
Michio Kaku
Isaac Asimov
Charles Darwin
Sigmund Freud
Albert Einstein
Florence Nightingale
Isaac Newton

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