Labs quotes:

  • But when researchers at Bell Labs discovered that static tends to come from particular places in the sky, the whole field of radio astronomy opened up. -- Murray Gell-Mann
  • It was at Bell Labs that I first made direct contact with real semiconductor experts and thus began to fully understand what amazing materials they were and what they could do. -- Robert B. Laughlin
  • At Harvard I was in charge of the comparative anatomy labs. -- Robert T. Bakker
  • No more turning a blind eye to Chinese spies in our nuclear labs. No more keeping silent about Chinese slave labor camps. -- Steve Forbes
  • There was a project at Lawrence Livermore National Labs where many years ago they went down this path for scripting and controlling very large numerical calculations. -- Guido van Rossum
  • I found that my career at Bell Telephone Labs thrived because of the environment, which encouraged cooperative research, offered opportunities for access to sophisticated equipment, and fellowship. -- Willard Boyle
  • Like any good spy novel, the Cox Report alleges that Chinese spies penetrated four U.S. weapons research labs and stole important information on seven nuclear warhead designs. -- Charles Bass
  • Lester Germer was my first supervisor at Bell Labs. He was the Germer of the Davisson and Germer Experiment that is sometimes referred to in introductory texts on physics. -- Willard Boyle
  • The labs were happy that I was brave enough to attempt to program it and the $5 million computer was left entirely to my use. I was their human guinea pig. -- Philip Emeagwali
  • Why is it that I notice so many brilliant scientists using Macs for their personal computers; why does the Lawrence Livermore & Berkeley Labs buy millions of dollars worth of Macs? -- Lene
  • That's what we're focusing on at Not Impossible Labs, looking at problems or needs that can be solved through hacking, modding, programming, whatever, so it helps one person first but has the potential to help many others. -- Mick Ebeling
  • I think it killed the performance on a lot of the systems in the Labs for years because everyone had their own copy of it, but it wasn't being shared, and so they wasted huge amounts of memory back when memory was expensive. -- Bill Joy
  • Oh, I've seen copies [of Linux Journal] around the terminal room at The Labs. -- Dennis Ritchie
  • Some consider UNIX to be the second most important invention to come out of AT&T Bell Labs after the transistor. -- Dennis Ritchie
  • There were many at Bell Labs and MIT who compared Shannon's insight to Einstein's. Others found that comparison unfair - unfair to Shannon. -- William Poundstone
  • Why is it that I notice so many brilliant scientists using Macs for their personal computers; why does the Lawrence Livermore & Berkeley Labs buy millions of dollars worth of Macs? -- Lene
  • Bell Labs was an astonishing place for many decades, though it fell on somewhat hard times during the telecom meltdown some years ago, as its corporate owner had to cope with shrinking markets. -- Brian Kernighan
  • I ended up working in Michigan for a young company called Sycor out of Michigan, worked there, and that company got bought by Northern Telecom. We became the Bell Northern Research Labs of Northern Telecom. -- Ram Shriram
  • The Googly thing is to launch products early on Google Labs and then iterate, learning what the market wants - and making it great. The beauty of experimenting in this way is that you never get too far from what the market wants. The market pulls you back. -- Marissa Mayer
  • I got my Nobel Prize for my lab work. -- Joshua Lederberg
  • Our lab had always refrained from keeping our studies secret. -- Peter Agre
  • For exercise, I now run with my chocolate Lab puppy, Oscar. -- Daniela Pestova
  • I have a golden Lab who goes everywhere with me. He's a great leveler. -- Sheryl Crow
  • I also do my own processing, so it means a big commitment in lab time. -- Leonard Nimoy
  • Scientific prayer makes God a celestial lab rat, leading to bad science and worse religion. -- Michael Shermer
  • Since 1998, the Administration has begun to upgrade counterintelligence and security at U.S. weapons labs. -- Charles Bass
  • My wife and I volunteer for the Guide Dog Foundation, and we have two giant labs. -- Yul Vazquez
  • The committee's finding that China stole sensitive technology from U.S. weapons research labs is alarming. -- Charles Bass
  • All of my books tend to be about things going on in labs that you wouldn't really expect. -- Mary Roach
  • I'm a professor. I know that people in research labs can do miraculous things if they're given the resources. -- Randy Pausch
  • Key is the question of where do new ideas come from. Historically, four places: government labs, big corporations, startup companies, and research universities. -- Nicholas Negroponte
  • I have a Lab, it's fun to hang out and hike with the dog, people come up to him, and pet him, it's fun. -- George Eads
  • In my grandfather's lab, scientists did independent research, and peers reviewed and commented on its merits. Politics, he taught me, had no place in the scientific process. -- Tammy Baldwin
  • I started in a research lab for TV cameras, then I worked at a tape duplication facility. That was the first introduction for me to recorded music and hi-fi. -- Alan Parsons
  • Everybody's a mad scientist, and life is their lab. We're all trying to experiment to find a way to live, to solve problems, to fend off madness and chaos. -- David Cronenberg
  • During that space walk there will be some repositioning of the power so that the arm can be fully controlled by the robotic station that is in the Lab. -- Umberto Guidoni
  • I'd always loved technology. It's something I always messed around with in computer labs at school. So I glommed onto it very early as way to differentiate myself in business. -- Daniel Suarez
  • Iraq has the most extensive petrochemical industry in the Middle East and a wealth of vaccine factories, single-cell protein research labs, medical and veterinary manufacturing centers and water treatment plants. -- Barton Gellman
  • While a lab Director can get done the things that he regards as important, he has the more important job of bringing out the best ideas of the broader scientific community. -- Burton Richter
  • Medical research in the twentieth century mostly takes place in the lab; in the Renaissance, though, researchers went first and foremost to the library to see what the ancients had said. -- Peter Lewis Allen
  • These doomsday warriors look no more like soldiers than the soldiers of the Second World War looked like conquistadors. The more expert they become the more they look like lab assistants in small colleges -- Alistair Cooke
  • Studies by many labs have already started to identify specific circuits of neurons involved in normal cognitive function like memory and learning, as well as disease processes such as Parkinson's disease, depression, and autism. -- Feng Zhang
  • Two-thirds of all growth takes place in cities because, by simple fact of population density, our urban spaces are perfect innovation labs. The modern metropolis is jam-packed. People are living atop one another; their ideas are as well. -- Peter Diamandis
  • For years, even before 9/11, I've been trying to warn that the threat from amateur biolabs will ultimately turn out to be far more troublesome than leakage from military labs - perhaps even more costly and deadly than nuclear terrorism. -- Greg Bear
  • I've read plenty of amazing science pieces where the writers don't hang out in labs. I just have fun doing it. And I get rewarded for it; I get gushy, especially when kids tell me they expected to be bored by my books, but weren't. -- Mary Roach
  • I'm pretty selective. I generally edit the contact sheets and then do work prints. Because I have my own lab and printers, I can afford the luxury of going through the contact sheets for black-and-white, making up work prints, seeing them big, and honing them down. -- Herb Ritts
  • Defending against military-strength malware is a real challenge for the computer security industry. Furthermore, the security industry is not global. It is highly focused in just a handful of countries. The rest of the countries rely on foreign security labs to provide their everyday digital security for them. -- Mikko Hypponen
  • The next generation of innovators, who need neutrality the most, are not at the bargaining table. They're hard at work in their labs or classrooms, dreaming of the next big thing, and hoping that the Internet is as open to them as it was to the founders of Google. -- Edward Felten
  • There is no greater country on Earth for entrepreneurship than America. In every category, from the high-tech world of Silicon Valley, where I live, to University R&D labs, to countless Main Street small business owners, Americans are taking risks, embracing new ideas and - most importantly - creating jobs. -- Eric Ries
  • The views of the Earth are really beautiful. If you've ever seen a space IMAX movie, that's really what it looks like. I wish I'd had more time just to sit and look out the window with a map, but our science program kept us very busy in the lab most of the time. -- David M. Brown
  • Most of the time I've worked in labs if I didn't encounter something in a week entirely unexpected and surprising I'd consider it a lost week. Lots of that is due to mistakes and stupidity, but it could open a new line of inquiry. Something really good turns up once in a hundred times, but it makes the whole day worthwhile. -- Lewis Thomas
  • I don't like museums, I like labs. -- Amit Kalantri
  • You know, I am sorry for the poor fellows that haven't got labs to work in. -- Ernest Rutherford
  • I know that people in research labs can do miraculous things if they're given the resources. -- Randy Pausch
  • Despite the value of open data, most labs make no systematic effort to share data with other scientists. -- Michael Nielsen
  • Why did the Clinton Administration wait from 1995 to 1998 to tighten security and bolster counterintelligence at U.S. weapons labs? -- Charles Bass
  • I wish we all would get up and go into the labs and take the animals out or burn them down. -- Ingrid Newkirk
  • No more turning a blind eye to Chinese spies in our nuclear labs. No more keeping silent about Chinese slave labor camps." -- Steve Forbes
  • When I was in graduate school in consumer science and math, all of the big companies had labs, all doing blue sky research. -- Sandra Lerner
  • When I was in graduate school in consumer science and math, all of the big companies had labs, all doing blue sky research, -- Sandra Lerner
  • You reduce the cost of labs if you buy for here in Atlanta not trying to staff five other labs, ... There's a great deal of efficiency. -- John Turner
  • My name is Oprah Winfrey. I have a talk show. I'm single. I have eight dogs-five golden retrievers, two black labs, and a mongrel. I have four years of college. -- Oprah Winfrey
  • I started working with brain sensing tech in labs over a decade ago and was immediately fascinated by the potential to help people peer into the workings and behaviors of their own minds. -- Ariel Garten
  • I marched and I protested against the war in Vietnam, along with many, many thousands of others. But I never quite understood the bombs that were placed in science labs or office buildings. -- Don DeLillo
  • If we studied human beings which can include human genes, human blood samples, and human behavior, then you can leave the animals out of the labs and you can leave them off your plate. -- Neal Barnard
  • It used to be that the only ones with access to cutting-edge technology were top government labs, big companies and the ultra-rich. It was simply too expensive for the rest of us to afford. -- Peter Diamandis
  • Geeks are a critical driver of America's innovation ecosystem, from the entrepreneurs launching startups in Silicon Valley to the scientists experimenting in university research labs to the whiz kids building gadgets in their parents' garages. -- Todd Park