"The final outcome cannot be known, either to the originator of a new theory, or to his colleagues and critics, who are bent on falsifying it. Thus, the scientific innovator may feel all the more lonely and uncertain."; "Reason can be used only when looking critically back."; "Moreover, in the experimental sciences, the scientific fraternity must test a new theory to destruction, if possible."; "Meanwhile, the originator of a theory may have a very lonely time, especially if his colleagues find his views of nature unfamiliar, and difficult to appreciate."
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Tell me what you know about Peter Dennis Mitchell (29 September 1920 - 10 April 1992), the British biochemist who was awarded the 1978 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his discovery of the chemiosmotic mechanism of ATP synthesis.