James Clerk Maxwell Quote

We may find illustrations of the highest doctrines of science in games and gymnastics, in travelling by land and by water, in storms of the air and of the sea, and wherever there is matter in motion.


Introductory Lecture on Experimental Physics held at Cambridge in October 1871, re-edited by W. D. Niven (2003) in Volume 2 of The Scientific Papers of James Clerk Maxwell, Courier Dover Publications, p. 243.

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We may find illustrations of the highest doctrines of science in games and gymnastics, in travelling by land and by water, in storms of the air and...

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We may find illustrations of the highest doctrines of science in games and gymnastics, in travelling by land and by water, in storms of the air and...

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We may find illustrations of the highest doctrines of science in games and gymnastics, in travelling by land and by water, in storms of the air and...

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We may find illustrations of the highest doctrines of science in games and gymnastics, in travelling by land and by water, in storms of the air and...