Pioneering scientist Erwin Chargaff, one of the most underappreciated geniuses of the 20th century, on the power of being a misfit and what makes a great teacher: https://www.brainpickings.org/2016/07/27/erwin-chargaff-heraclitean-fire-misfit/
"Lift up your eyes on high, And see who has created these things, Who brings out their host by number; He calls them all by name, By the greatness of His might And the strength of His power; Not one is missing." Isaiah 40:26
Pioneering Biochemist Erwin Chargaff on the Poetics of Curiosity, the Crucial Difference Between Understanding and Explanation, and What Makes a Scientist “If I know what I shall find, I do not want to find it. Uncertainty is the salt of life.” erwinchargaff
Erwin Chargaff. An Austrian biologist, Chargaff proposed two principles of genetics that were fittingly named Chargaff’s Rules. Like Rosalind Franklin, he was excluded from Watson and Crick’s Nobel Prize victory and spent much of the rest of his life bitching about it.