Peter Debye Quote

Mathematical physics is in the first place physics and it could not exist without experimental investigations.


Inaugural lecture for his professorship of mathematical physics at the University of Utrecht (1913), as quoted by Davies, Mansel. Peter Joseph Wilhelm Debye: 1884-1966. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of The Royal Society, Vol. 16 (1970).

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Mathematical physics is in the first place physics and it could not exist without experimental investigations.

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Mathematical physics is in the first place physics and it could not exist without experimental investigations.

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Mathematical physics is in the first place physics and it could not exist without experimental investigations.

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Mathematical physics is in the first place physics and it could not exist without experimental investigations.