John Henry Poynting Quote

To take an old but never-worn-out metaphor, the physicist is examining the garment of Nature, learning of how many, or rather of how few different kinds of thread it is woven, finding how each separate thread enters into the pattern, and seeking from the pattern woven in the past to know the pattern yet to come.


Collected Scientific Papers, Presidential Address

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To take an old but never-worn-out metaphor, the physicist is examining the garment of Nature, learning of how many, or rather of how few different...

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To take an old but never-worn-out metaphor, the physicist is examining the garment of Nature, learning of how many, or rather of how few different...

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To take an old but never-worn-out metaphor, the physicist is examining the garment of Nature, learning of how many, or rather of how few different...

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To take an old but never-worn-out metaphor, the physicist is examining the garment of Nature, learning of how many, or rather of how few different...