Sir James Jeans

1877 - 1946

A Quote by Sir James Jeans on architecture, beginning, creation, purity, and universe

From the intrinsic evidence of his creation, the Great Architect of the Universe now begins to appear as a pure mathematician.

Sir James Jeans (1877 - 1946)

Source: Mysterious Universe.

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A Quote by Sir James Jeans on facts, nature, and science

The essential fact is that all the pictures which science now draws of nature, and which alone seem capable of according with observational facts, are mathematical pictures.

Sir James Jeans (1877 - 1946)

Source: J. R. Newman (ed.) The World of Mathematics, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956.

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A Quote by Sir James Jeans on democracy and progress

Democracy is ever eager for rapid progress, and the only progress which can be rapid is progress down hill.

Sir James Jeans (1877 - 1946)

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A Quote by Sir James Jeans

Put three grains of sand inside a vast cathedral, and the cathedral will be more closely packed with sand than space is with stars.

Sir James Jeans (1877 - 1946)

Source: Mysterious Universe.

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