Lord Kelvin - Quotes

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In science there is only physics; all the rest is stamp collecting. ---->>>

The true measure of a man is what he would do if he knew he would never be caught. ---->>>

Large increases in cost with questionable increases in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and women. ---->>>

The more thoroughly I conduct scientific research, the more I believe that science excludes atheism. ---->>>

Science is bound, by the everlasting vow of honour, to face fearlessly every problem which can be fairly presented to it. ---->>>

Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible. ---->>>

The atheistic idea is so nonsensical that I cannot put it into words. ---->>>


Nationality: Irish
Born: June 26, 1824
Die: 12-17, 1907
Occupation: Scientist

William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, OM, GCVO, PC, FRS, FRSE (; 26 June 1824 – 17 December 1907) was a Scots-Irish mathematical physicist and engineer who was born in Belfast in 1824. At the University of Glasgow he did important work in the mathematical analysis of electricity and formulation of the first and second laws of thermodynamics, and did much to unify the emerging discipline of physics in its modern form (wikipedia)