If you have a good scientific imagination, you can think of all sorts of things that might be true, and that’s the essence of science. You first think of something that might be true — then you look to see if it is, and generally it isn’t.

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) English mathematician and philosopher
Woodrow Wyatt TV interview, BBC (1959)
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