John Herschel Quote

[Precision] is the very soul of science; and its attainment afford the only criterion, or at least the best, of the truth of theories, and the correctness of experiments.


A Preliminary Discourse on the Study of Natural Philosophy, Part II, Chapter IV, Section 115 (p. 122), Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green.

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[Precision] is the very soul of science; and its attainment afford the only criterion, or at least the best, of the truth of theories, and the...

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[Precision] is the very soul of science; and its attainment afford the only criterion, or at least the best, of the truth of theories, and the...

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[Precision] is the very soul of science; and its attainment afford the only criterion, or at least the best, of the truth of theories, and the...

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[Precision] is the very soul of science; and its attainment afford the only criterion, or at least the best, of the truth of theories, and the...