Oliver Heaviside Quotes
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Waves from moving sources: Adagio. Andante. Allegro moderato.
Even Cambridge mathematicians deserve justice.
Theory always tends to become more abstract as it emerges successfully from the chaos of facts by processes of differentiation and elimination, whereby the essentials and their connections become recognized, while minor effects are seen to be secondary or unessential, and are ignored temporarily, to be explained by additional means.
The real object of true naturalists, in Sir W. Thomson's meaning of the word, when they employ mathematics to assist them, is not to make mathematical exercises (though that may be necessary), but to find out the connections of known phenomena, and by deductive reasoning, to obtain a knowledge of hitherto unknown phenomena.
The best result of mathematics is to be able to do without it.