James Clerk Maxwell Quote

The first process therefore in the effectual study of science must be one of simplification and reduction of results of previous investigation to a form in which the mind can grasp them. The results of this simplification may take the form of a purely mathematical formula or of a physical hypothesis.


On Faraday's Lines of Force, Transactions of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, 1856

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