Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.
— Thomas Edison
Chance plays a leading role in science, but to gain the glittering prizes it is not sufficient to be in the right place at the right time.
— Frank Close “Neutrino“, 2010
Science has a much more decorative word for “luck” — “serendipity“.
So, considering my posts of Games & Luck, how much luck do you think is involved in science? Do you have any famous quotes I can add?