Alvaro De Rujula quotes

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Alvaro De Rujula

Birthdate: 29. January 1944

Alvaro De Rujula is a Spanish theoretical physicist at work at CERN.

Quotes Alvaro De Rujula

„What is important is to invent something last, not first.“

—  Alvaro De Rujula

Alvaro De Rujula, quoted during CERN Summer Student lecture in 2006.

„The relation between experimentalists and theorists is often one of healthy competition for truth and less healthy competition for fame.“

—  Alvaro De Rujula

What is a "theoretical physicist"? http://public.web.cern.ch/public/en/People/Theorists-en.html at CERN Public Web.

„Science is what we do when we don't know what we're doing.“

—  Alvaro De Rujula

Alvaro De Rujula, quoted in "Large Hadron Collider - The Search For The Higgs" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XbKZwXK-3c; this quote can be heard at approximately 3:55 to 4:15 in the video. It is important to note, it could be taken out of context. It implies that science is what we use when we do not know the answer to something.

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