Edward Victor Appleton

Edward Victor Appleton

a English physicist, Nobel laureate
I don't mind what language an opera is sung in so long as it is a language I don't understand.More Edward Victor Appleton quotes [11/12/2011 07:11:48]
[T]he history of science has proved that fundamental research is the lifeblood of individual progress and that the ideas that lead to spectacular advances spring from it.More Edward Victor Appleton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I don't mind what language an opera is sung in so long as it is the language I don't understand.More Edward Victor Appleton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No scientific subject has ever aroused quite the same mixture of hopes and fears [as atomic energy].More Edward Victor Appleton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am only a physicist with nothing material to show for my labours. I have never even seen the ionosphere, although I have worked on the subject for thirty years. That does show how lucky people can be. If there had been no ionosphere I would not have been standing here this morning.More Edward Victor Appleton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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