Yes, it is possible that you could make a great scientific discovery. Only if you realise that how simple ideas can lead us towards monumental discoveries. In the linked video below, the speaker makes two points,
- have faith in simplicity, no matter if you have less knowledge or more, you must have curiosity and creativity to invent something, and find something new.
- science in its essence is simple, you do not need big money and big equipment to do science.
“There is no expedient to which a man will not resort to avoid the real labor of thinking.”