Henri Poincaré Quote

It is a misfortune for a science to be born too late when the means of observation have become too perfect. That is what is happening at this moment with respect to physical chemistry; the founders are hampered in their general grasp by third and fourth decimal places.


Science and Hypothesis (1902), trans. W. J. G. and preface by J. Larmor (1905)

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It is a misfortune for a science to be born too late when the means of observation have become too perfect. That is what is happening at this moment...

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It is a misfortune for a science to be born too late when the means of observation have become too perfect. That is what is happening at this moment...

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It is a misfortune for a science to be born too late when the means of observation have become too perfect. That is what is happening at this moment...

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It is a misfortune for a science to be born too late when the means of observation have become too perfect. That is what is happening at this moment...