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It may be objected by some that I have concentrated too much on the dry bones [of thermodynamic theory], and too little on the flesh which clothes them, but I would ask such critics to concede at least that the bones have an austere beauty of their own.
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September 7, 1920
September 21, 2008
Sir Alfred Brian Pippard, FRS, was a British physicist. He was Cavendish Professor of Physics from 1971 until 1984 and an Honorary Fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge, of which he was the first President. He was educated at Clifton College.
Cavendish Problems in Classical Physics (1962)
Magnetoresistance in metals (1989)
The physics of vibration (1978)
Response and stability (1985)
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