Blowing the Trumpet
“The physicist George Darwin used to say that every once in a while one should do a completely crazy exper-iment, like blowing the trumpet to the tulips every morning for a month.Probably nothing will happen, but if something did happen, that would be a stupendous discovery.”
Representing and Intervening
Cambridge University Pressp.154, 1983
This research started as a kind of “mathematical blowing the trumpet to the tulips”but the outcome seems to be striking and deserving further investigation.George Darwin was a son of famous naturalist Charles Darwin.