Gabriel Lippman

1845 - 1921

A Quote by Gabriel Lippman on belief and facts

[On the Gaussian curve, remarked to Poincaré:] Experimentalists think that it is a mathematical theorem while the mathematicians believe it to be an experimental fact.

Gabriel Lippman (1845 - 1921)

Source: D'Arcy Thompson On Growth and Form, 1917.

Contributed by: Zaady

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