Charles Babbage Quote

Long intervals frequently elapse between the discovery of new principles in science and their practical application... Those intellectual qualifications, which give birth to new principles or to new methods, are of quite a different order from those which are necessary for their practical application.


Reflections on the Decline of Science in England, and on Some of Its Causes (ed. 1830)

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Long intervals frequently elapse between the discovery of new principles in science and their practical application... Those intellectual...

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Long intervals frequently elapse between the discovery of new principles in science and their practical application... Those intellectual...

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Long intervals frequently elapse between the discovery of new principles in science and their practical application... Those intellectual...

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Long intervals frequently elapse between the discovery of new principles in science and their practical application... Those intellectual...