Star Dust

Well yes, I do love science. I guess you could say that science is the only thing I think one can feel unconditional love for. When I did my master’s in physics I often felt like I was in a chaotic emotional relationship with a very passionate … lover? :p Allow me to elaborate: I really loved what i was doing. At the same time, I had to be good enough and live up to the expectations of “the other party”. I often messed up, got confused, got frustrated, wanted to give up, broke out and came back. Physics was sorta always there for me, no matter how badly I had misunderstood or how mad I had been, it was always waiting for me to come back, to understand and to continue developing. Science doesn’t get mad, depend on what you believe or want; if you do the correct things, you get the right answers. No.matter.what. that’s what I call unconditional and dependable.

[Michael Shermer]
Science is the best tool ever devised
For understanding how the world works

[Jacob Bronowski]
Science is a very human form of knowledge
We are always at the brink of the known

[Carl Sagan]
Science is a collaborative enterprise
Spanning the generations
We remember those who prepared the way
Seeing for them also

[Neil deGrasse Tyson]
If you're scientifically literate,
The world looks very different to you
And that understanding empowers you

Refrain:
[Richard Dawkins]
There's real poetry in the real world
Science is the poetry of reality

[Sagan]
We can do science
And with it, we can improve our lives

[Jill Tarter]
The story of humans is the story of ideas
That shine light into dark corners

[Lawrence Krauss]
Scientists love mysteries
They love not knowing
[Richard Feynman]
I don't feel frightened by not knowing things
I think it's much more interesting

[Brian Greene]
There's a larger universal reality 
of which we are all a part

[Stephen Hawking]
The further we probe into the universe
The more remarkable are the discoveries we make

[Carolyn Porco]
The quest for the truth, in and of itself,
Is a story that's filled with insights

(Refrain)

[Greene]
From our lonely point in the cosmos
We have through the power of thought
Been able to peer back to a brief moment
After the beginning of the universe

[PZ Myers]
I think that science changes the way your mind works
To think a little more deeply about things

[Dawkins]
Science replaces private predjudice 
With publicly verifiable evidence
(Refrain)
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