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  • Writer's pictureNaoki Kogo

Who is your science idol?

"Who is your science idol?"

"What is the inspiration that motivates you to do science?"

When I was a high school student and started to be interested in science, I read books and articles, which inspired me. And the experience was, and still is, the foundation of me to keep going as a scientist.

The debate between Einstein and Bohr, Einstein's last message to us "the EPR paradox", John Bell's astonishing solution to it, the books of David Bohm that I so enthusiastically read, William James' arguments in 'Pragmatism', 'Magic Chalk' by Kogo Abe (a Japanese author)...

"Who is your science idol?"

Do you have one?

(illustration from Wikipedia )

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