German theoretical physicist Max Planck was told by his professor not to go into Physics as “almost everything is discovered already”. So Planck said he did not want to discover anything & just wanted to learn the fundamentals. He went on to originate Quantum theory & won a Nobel Prize. 

German theoretical physicist Max Planck was told by his professor not to go into Physics as “almost everything is discovered already”. So Planck said he did not want to discover anything & just wanted to learn the fundamentals. He went on to originate Quantum theory & won a Nobel Prize. 

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His professor said, “In this field, almost everything is already discovered, and all that remains is to fill a few holes.” However, Planck ignored his advice. 

Max Planck’s theory created one of the fundamental pillars of modern physics. 

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