Saturday, November 21, 2009

Physics Quote of the Day (November 15 - November 21)

"A single part of physics occupies the lives of many men, and often leaves them dying in uncertainty." Voltaire, born 21 November 1694.

"Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science." Edwin Hubble, born 20 November 1889.

"The difficulty, as in all this work, is to find a notation which is both concise and intelligible to at least two people of whom one may be the author." Paul Matthews, born 19 November 1919.

"A physicist must be able to saw with a file and to file with a saw." August Kundt, born 18 November 1839.

"In science, it is not speed that is the most important. It is the dedication, the commitment, the interest and the will to know something and to understand it — these are the things that come first." Eugene Wigner, born 17 November 1902.

"Nothing is more incontestable than the existence of our sensations;" Jean le Rond d'Alembert, born 16 November 1717.

"Here is truly a Hole in Heaven." William Herschel, born 15 November 1738.

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