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  1. Another person who holds interesting opinions about always “picking the low hanging fruit” is Avi Loeb at Harvard CfA. You can read them in a couple of arXiv articles that have appeared over the last few years.

    Taking “The Road Not Taken”: On the Benefits of Diversifying Your Academic Portfolio (1008.1586)
    Rating Growth of Scientific Knowledge and Risk from Theory Bubbles (1108.5282)
    How to Nurture Scientific Discoveries Despite Their Unpredictable Nature (1207.3812)


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