John Henry Poynting Quote

The aim of explanation... is to reduce the number of laws as far as possible, by showing that laws, at first separated, may be merged in one; to reduce the number of chapters in the book of science by showing that some are truly mere sub-sections of chapters already written.


Address to the British Association, Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science, Volume 80, Number, 2079, September 29, 1899 (p. 155)

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The aim of explanation... is to reduce the number of laws as far as possible, by showing that laws, at first separated, may be merged in one; to...

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The aim of explanation... is to reduce the number of laws as far as possible, by showing that laws, at first separated, may be merged in one; to...

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The aim of explanation... is to reduce the number of laws as far as possible, by showing that laws, at first separated, may be merged in one; to...

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The aim of explanation... is to reduce the number of laws as far as possible, by showing that laws, at first separated, may be merged in one; to...