Virtual Labs and Real Scientists:
Can Virtual Labs Produce Real Scientists?
Dr. Hughes: Hope you are enjoying the meeting. Great poster.Can we produce real automobile drivers in virtual labs? My feeling is that virtual labs will work to a point beyond which they have a tendency to become video games. In fact, if you read the autobiogrpahy of Linus Pauling, he thinks that Chemistry was made interesting to him simply because he had spilled sulfuric acid in the basement and because he had a couple of small explosions.
Fri Dec 4