Michael Faraday Quote

To discover a new element is a very fine thing, but if you could decompose an element and tell us what it is made of - that would be a discovery indeed worth making.


Quoted in William Crookes, Report of the Fifty-sixth Meeting of the British Association for the, Advancement of Science, Presidential Address (p. 55)

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To discover a new element is a very fine thing, but if you could decompose an element and tell us what it is made of - that would be a discovery...

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To discover a new element is a very fine thing, but if you could decompose an element and tell us what it is made of - that would be a discovery...

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To discover a new element is a very fine thing, but if you could decompose an element and tell us what it is made of - that would be a discovery...

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To discover a new element is a very fine thing, but if you could decompose an element and tell us what it is made of - that would be a discovery...