Henry W. Kendall

(Henry Way Kendall)

Henry W. Kendall
Henry W. Kendall
  • Born: December 9, 1926
  • Died: February 15, 1999
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Scientist









Henry Way Kendall was an American particle physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1990 jointly with Jerome Isaac Friedman and Richard E. Taylor "for their pioneering investigations concerning deep inelastic scattering of electrons on protons and bound neutrons, which have been of essential importance for the development of the quark model in particle physics."

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The line between science and magic becomes blurred so that public judgments on technical issues can be erratic or badly flawed. It frequently appears that some people will believe almost anything. Thus judgments can be manipulated or warped by unscrupulous groups. Distortions or outright falsehoods can come to be accepted as fact. Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
While science and technology play critical roles in sustaining modern civilization, they are not part of our culture in the sense that they are not commonly studied or well comprehended. Neither the potential nor the limitations of science are understood so that what can be achieved and what is beyond reach are not comprehended. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
Education of both men and women is a wonderful contraceptive. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Women
Governments must now take a leading role in moving their nations in the right direction.
If we do not voluntarily bring population growth under control in the next one or two decades, the nature will do it for us in the most brutal way, whether we like it or not. Nature
Many people and governments share the mistaken belief that science, with new, ingenious devices and techniques, can rescue us from the troubles we face without our having to mend our ways and change our patterns of activity. This is not so. Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
The destruction of our environment and resources cannot be stemmed unless the growth of the world's population is stemmed and ultimately reduced.
We must act swiftly in order to halt the rate of decay our planet faces.
We must... guarantee women control over their own reproductive decisions. Women

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