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" Nothing is too wonderful to be true, if it be consistent with the laws of Nature ; and in such things as these experiment is the best test of consistency. "
Researches in the Phenomena of Spiritualism - Page 8
by William Crookes - 1874 - 112 pages
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Recueil Des Cours, Collected Courses 1980

Law - 1984 - 377 pages
...world!" while Faraday had already sagely remarked : "Nothing is too wonderful to be true ; if it is consistent with the laws of nature, and in such things...experiment is the best test of such consistency." Of course, the impact of man on nature is multifarious ; every new scientific discovery transformed...
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Experimental Researches In Chemistry And Physics

Michael Faraday - Science - 2003 - 518 pages
...piety and a poetic ability to express, in beautifully evocative terms, his love of natural phenomena. 'Nothing is too wonderful to be true, if it be consistent...experiment is the best test of such consistency'. 'Let us now consider how wonderfully we stand upon this world. Here it is we are born, bred, and live...
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Julian Schwinger: The Physicist, the Teacher, and the Man

Yee Jack Ng - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 195 pages
...published in Science in 1969 [150]. (His philosophy here was summed up in his quotation from Faraday: "Nothing is too wonderful to be true, if it be consistent...experiment is the best test of such consistency," which I would later find emblazoned on the walls of the old physics building at UCLA, Kinsey Hall.)...
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Alternative Science: Challenging the Myths of the Scientific Establishment

Richard Milton - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1996 - 272 pages
...as a charlatan. Faraday responded with perhaps the most memorable words ever uttered by a scientist: 'Nothing is too wonderful to be true, if it be consistent with the laws of nature.' Only twenty years after Faraday made the breakthrough in electromagnetism that made the modern world...
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The Philosopher's Tree: A Selection of Michael Faraday's Writings

Peter Day - Science - 1999 - 211 pages
...forever to be paramount: 19 MAR. 1849 10040. ALL THIS IS A DREAM. Still, examine it by a few experiments. Nothing is too wonderful to be true, if it be consistent...these, experiment is the best test of such consistency. In approaching gravitation as the last great subject of his work, Faraday was fully conscious of the...
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Understanding Chemistry

C.N.R. Rao - Chemistry - 2000 - 306 pages
...reactions. Faraday believed that experiment provided the only way to understand nature. As he said, Nothing is too wonderful to be true, if it be consistent...these, experiment is the best test of such consistency. There is no better way of paying tribute to Michael Faraday than by recounting the words of Rutherford:...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Elizabeth M. Knowles - Reference - 1999 - 1136 pages
...strewed with flowers. Advice to a Lecturer (1960); from his letters and notebook written at age 2 1 12 Nothing is too wonderful to be true, if it be consistent with the laws of nature, and in such things as those, experiment is the best test of such consistency. diary, I9\1arch 1849; Faraday's Diary (1954...
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A Quantum Legacy: Seminal Papers of Julian Schwinger

Julian Schwinger - Science - 2000 - 793 pages
...a most subtle Spirit, which pervades and lies hid in all gross bodies,'5 and closing with Faraday, 'Nothing is too wonderful to be true, if it be consistent...experiment is the best test of such consistency.' Schwinger next revisited magnetic charge in (1975), in 'Magnetic Charge and the Charge Quantization...
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The Geometry of Biological Time

Arthur T. Winfree - Mathematics - 2001 - 777 pages
...Resetting in Drosophila pseudoobscura All this is a dream. Still, examine it by a few experiments. Nothing is too wonderful to be true if it be consistent...these experiment is the best test of such consistency. Michael Faraday, 19 March 1849 Lab Book Entry 10,040 Technology In D. pseudoobscura the technology...
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Great Physicists: The Life and Times of Leading Physicists from Galileo to ...

William H. Cropper - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 500 pages
..."ALL THIS IS A DREAM [he wrote in his laboratory notebook]. Still examine it by a few experiments. Nothing is too wonderful to be true, if it be consistent...such things as these, experiment is the best test of consistency." But the gravitational force refused to "bind up" with the other forces. "The results...
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