Johann Heinrich Lambert

Johann Heinrich Lambert

a Swiss mathematician, physicist and astronomer
I am undecided whether or not the Milky Way is but one of countless others all of which form an entire system. Perhaps the light from these infinitely distant galaxies is so faint that we cannot see them.More Johann Heinrich Lambert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I should almost therefore put forward the proposal that the third hypothsis (angle sum of a triangle less than two right angles) holds on the surface of an imaginary sphere.More Johann Heinrich Lambert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I bought some books in order to learn the first principles of philosophy.More Johann Heinrich Lambert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I understood that the will could not be improved before the mind had been enlightened.More Johann Heinrich Lambert quotes [09/24/2011 05:09:58]
Proofs of the Euclidean [parallel] postulate can be developed to such an extent that apparently a mere trifle remains. But a careful analysis shows that in this seeming trifle lies the crux of the matter; usually it contains either the proposition that is being proved or a postulate equivalent to it.More Johann Heinrich Lambert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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