James Clerk Maxwell Quote

There are some questions in Astronomy, to which we are attracted rather on account of their peculiarity, as the possible illustration of some unknown principle, than from any direct advantage which their solution would afford to mankind.


On the Stability of the Motion of Saturn's Rings, Macmillan & Company Ltd. 1859

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There are some questions in Astronomy, to which we are attracted rather on account of their peculiarity, as the possible illustration of some unknown ...

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There are some questions in Astronomy, to which we are attracted rather on account of their peculiarity, as the possible illustration of some unknown ...

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There are some questions in Astronomy, to which we are attracted rather on account of their peculiarity, as the possible illustration of some unknown ...

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There are some questions in Astronomy, to which we are attracted rather on account of their peculiarity, as the possible illustration of some unknown ...