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Johnny Ball

Read through the most famous quotes from Johnny Ball

If mathematics is to be understood widely, we need to emphasise its elegance and its applications. Sometimes it seems that universities want to emphasise how difficult it is!

— Johnny Ball

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The public impression is that the government, industry or the highest bidder can buy a scientist to add credibility to any message. That crucial quality of impartiality is being lost.

— Johnny Ball

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There are not the same factual shows anymore - children's TV has become much more trivial.

— Johnny Ball

#become #children #factual #more #much

There isn't a single windmill owner in Holland who doesn't have a second job, for when there is no wind.

— Johnny Ball

#job #owner #second #single #who

About Johnny Ball

Did you know about Johnny Ball?

He was Rector of the University of Glasgow from 1993 to 1996. science" in London for suggesting that climate change is not anthropogenic. In 2012 the 74 year old Ball was announced as one of the 14 celebrities who would take part in the Strictly Come Dancing TV show.

Johnny Ball (born 23 May 1938) is a British television personality a populariser of mathematics and the father of BBC Radio 2 DJ Zoë Ball.

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