Curisosity Cabinet Quote

"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

"It took me about twenty years before I had the right system that could be realized in practice and that scientist said it could work"
Harald Rose

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

"Scanning electron microscopy: Second best no more."
David C. Joy

"Once you add a computer between the microscope and the human observer, the whole game changes. At that point a microscope is no longer a device that has to generate a directly interpretable image. Now it's a device to record information."
Mats G.L. Gustafsson

"We were bombarded — this is the best way to put it — by requests from all the medical people and all the colloidal physics people — everybody that had things too small to be seen in a light microscope. We quickly realized that two graduate students working in a makeshift lab with a makeshift instrument couldn't satisfy the needs for this tool. "
James Hillier

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

"I was half asleep, thinking, 'How the heck can you stretch a magnetic field to straighten it up, to make it really circular, instead of slightly elliptical?' "
James Hillier

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