On what nuclear spins will do for you

Erwin Louis Hahn

in 1949

“There is nothing that nuclear spins will not do for you, as long as you treat them as human beings.”

On precession

Edward M. Purcell

Nobel Prize in Physics lecture, 11th December 1952.

“I have not yet lost a feeling of wonder, and of delight, that this delicate motion should reside in all the ordinary things around us, revealing itself only to him who looks for it.”