John Leslie (physicist) Quote

Experiment is a more efficient mean than Observation, for exploring the secrets of Nature. It requires no constant fatigue of watching, but comes in a great measure under the control of the inquirer, who may often at will either hasten or delay the expected event.


Elements of Natural Philosophy: Including Mechanics and Hydrostatics, (Volume 1), Introduction (p. xi)

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Experiment is a more efficient mean than Observation, for exploring the secrets of Nature. It requires no constant fatigue of watching, but comes in...

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Experiment is a more efficient mean than Observation, for exploring the secrets of Nature. It requires no constant fatigue of watching, but comes in...

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Experiment is a more efficient mean than Observation, for exploring the secrets of Nature. It requires no constant fatigue of watching, but comes in...

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Experiment is a more efficient mean than Observation, for exploring the secrets of Nature. It requires no constant fatigue of watching, but comes in...