John Henry Poynting Quote

A law may fail or cease to be true, not because Nature has changed her ways, but because we have failed in our statement of likenesses, or because we learn new details with which our old description does not tally.


Collected Scientific Papers, Physical Law and Life, 1903 (p. 686), At The University Press. 1920

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A law may fail or cease to be true, not because Nature has changed her ways, but because we have failed in our statement of likenesses, or because we ...

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A law may fail or cease to be true, not because Nature has changed her ways, but because we have failed in our statement of likenesses, or because we ...

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A law may fail or cease to be true, not because Nature has changed her ways, but because we have failed in our statement of likenesses, or because we ...

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A law may fail or cease to be true, not because Nature has changed her ways, but because we have failed in our statement of likenesses, or because we ...