More From Kenneth G. Wilson
- "My grandfather on my mother’s side was a professor of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; my other grandfather was a lawyer, and one time Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives."
- "My graduate studies were carried out at the California Institute of Technology."
- "In consequence, science is more important than ever for industrial technology."
More In History
- "So I’m OK with myself, with history, my work, who I am and who I was."― Sidney Poitier
- "I would put our legislative and foreign policy accomplishments in our first two years against any president – with the possible exceptions of Johnson, FDR, and Lincoln – just in terms of what we’ve gotten done in modern history. But, you know, but when it comes to the economy, we’ve got a lot more work to do. And we’re gonna keep on at it."― Barack Obama
- "Winning the Revolutionary War, or the Civil War, or World War II were the turning points in our history, the sine qua non of our forward progress."― Stephen Ambrose