Bertram Neville Brockhouse

General Physics, Subatomic Particles, Optics, Biophysics, Theoretical Physics

Won the Nobel Prize in 1994 for designing the Triple-Axis Neutron Spectroscope and his use of it to investigate Condensed Matter

"Your mind is your most valuable survival organ. Learn to tune your mind like a radio, filtering out all the noise and other channels, focusing on one thing."

Brockhouse believed that the most important thing a person could learn and apply in one's career is discrimination, in the sense that one must learn to tune out the bad stuff and focus on the good, like a radio tunes into just one frequency.

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