Curisosity Cabinet Quote

"The standard doesn't explain why you need a four letter acronym for three words. I think it just makes it sound more important."
Kin Mingard

"In case there are people out there who still think TEM is just taking pretty pictures to fill up one's bibliography, please stop, pause...and digest the extraordinary intellectual demands required of the microscopist in order to do the job properly: crystallography, diffraction, image contrast, inelastic scattering events, and spectroscopy.""
Gareth Thomas

"Scan not a friend with a microscopic glass
You know his faults, now let his foibles pass"
Frank Crisp

"...a lot of people will advise you. On the one hand you want to listen, and on the other hand you want to test it and say, ‘Okay, is this really making sense, or is it just that somebody I really respect said this?’”"
Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD

"Our century has seen the creation of new means of doing research. In particular, the electron microscope and chemical and biochemical methods of analysis have revolutionized our knowledge of the foundations of life..."
Andrei Sakharov

"every graduate student is an individual and everybody has a different way of doing science, approaching science"
Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD


"'What are you going to do as a graduate student?' He just assumed that I was going to be one. He started talking about the electron microscope. I had never heard of such an animal, so it intrigued me. I guess within hours I decided to look at the electron microscopes as a career. "
James Hillier

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