Arthur Eddington

Arthur Eddington

English astrophysicist, a foreign member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR
It is also a good rule not to put overmuch confidence in the observational results that are put forward until they are confirmed by theory.More Arthur Eddington quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If an army of monkeys were strumming on typewriters, they might write all the books in the British Museum.More Arthur Eddington quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It cannot be denied that for a society which has to create scarcity to save its members from starvation, to whom abundance spells disaster, and to whom unlimited energy means unlimited power for war and destruction, there is an ominous cloud in the distance though at present it be no bigger than a man's hand.More Arthur Eddington quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is only one law of Nature-the second law of thermodynamics-which recognises a distinction between past and future more profound than the difference of plus and minus. It stands aloof from all the rest. ... It opens up a new province of knowledge, namely, the study of organisation; and it is in connection with organisation that a direction of time-flow and a distinction between doing and undoing appears for the first time.More Arthur Eddington quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If your theory is found to be against the second law of theromodynamics, I give you no hope; there is nothing for it but to collapse in deepest humiliation.More Arthur Eddington quotes [08/24/2011 05:08:43]

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