Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington

1882 - 1944

A Quote by Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington on proof and purity

Proof is the idol before whom the pure mathematician tortures himself.

Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington (1882 - 1944)

Source: N. Rose Mathematical Maxims and Minims, Raleigh NC: Rome Press Inc., 1988.

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A Quote by Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington on belief and universe

I believe there are 15,747,724,136,275,002,577,605,653,961,181,555,468,044,717,914,527,116,709, 366,231,425,076,185,631,031,296 protons in the universe and the same number of electrons.

Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington (1882 - 1944)

Source: The Philosophy of Physical Science. Cambridge, 1939.

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A Quote by Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington

Something unknown is doing we don't know what.

Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington (1882 - 1944)

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