John Baez

John Baez

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SCIENCE: John Baez & Nathan Urban on Climate Sensitivity

“The physicist Leo Szilard once told a biologist colleague to “assume infinite intelligence and zero prior knowledge” when explaining to him. The error some make is in believing that intelligence alone will suffice. You also have to acquire knowledge, and become intimately familiar with the relevant scientific literature. And you will make mistakes in a new field, no matter how smart you are.” [more]