Facts about John Pople

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John Pople was a famous Scientist from England, who lived between October 31, 1925 and March 15, 2004.

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He/she is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 15 quotes who is written / told by John.

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Famous quotes by John Pople (15)


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"Like many other Laureates, I have benefit immeasurably from the love and support of my wife and children"
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"In the war, most young men were inducted into the armed forces at the age of 17. A group of students was permitted to attend university before taking part in wartime research projects"
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"On my return to Pittsburgh, I resolved to go back to the fundamental problems of electronic structure that I had contemplated abstractly many years earlier"
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"I was a close observer of the developments in molecular biology"
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"I had changed from being a mathematician to a practicing scientist. I was increasingly embarassed that I could no longer follow some of the more modern branches of pure mathematics"
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"I am delighted to have had students, friends and colleagues in so many nations and to have learned so much of what I know from them. This Nobel Award honours them all"
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"From an early age I was told that I was expected to do more than continue to run a small business. Education was important and seen as a way of moving forward"
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"Our children were mostly brought up and educated in the Churchill suburb east of Pittsburgh. Each summer, we took them back to England for an extended period"
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"Leaving England was a painful decision, and we still have some regrets about it. However, at that time, the research environment for theoretical chemistry was clearly better in the U.S"
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"I found a discarded textbook on calculus in a wastebasket and read it from cover to cover"
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"Life with a scientist who is often changing jobs and is frequently away at meetings and on lecture tours is not easy. Without a secure home base, I could not have made much progress"
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"At the age of 12, I developed an intense interest in mathematics. On exposure to algebra, I was fascinated by simultaneous equations and read ahead of the class to the end of the book"
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"I have had many opportunities to visit universities all over the world in the past 50 years"
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"I abandoned chemistry to concentrate on mathematics and physics. In 1942, I travelled to Cambridge to take the scholarship examination at Trinity College, received an award and entered the university in October 1943"
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"Looking through the list of earlier Nobel laureates, I note a large number with whom I became acquainted and with whom I interacted during those years as they passed through Cambridge"


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