Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Alma E. Cavazos-Gaither, Carl C. Gaither

Language: English

Pages: 1818

ISBN: 2:00025356

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Finding words of wisdom about science is now easy with Gaither's Dictionary of Scientific Quotations. Organized thematically and indexed alphabetically by author, this work makes readily available an unprecedented collection of approximately 21,000 quotations related to a broad range of scientific topics, including astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, and physics. The thematic organization allows you to effortlessly find a pertinent quotation from a variety of sources and perspectives. The resulting compendium allows a reader to conceptualize and embrace the written images of scientists, laymen, politicians, novelists, playwrights, and poets about humankind's scientific achievements. Quotations are listed with the credited author, title, chapter, page number, birth/death date, and occupation where possible.

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Intergalactic Medium (p. 177) AIP Press. Woodbury, New York, USA. 1994 American astronomer The astronomer’s rule of thumb: if you don’t write it down, it didn’t happen. American astronomer How anyone can go out at night and look up and not want to be an astronomer is beyond me. In Richard Preston First Light Part 3 (p. 182) Random House, Inc. New York, New York, USA. 1996 Shakespeare, William The Cuckoo’s Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer Espionage Chapter 5 (p. 28)

meteor speed to the zenith, then dissolving into a thousand rays of variegated light, that vie with each other which shall first reach the horizon; now flashing Authority 145 bright, brilliant and glowing, as emanations of the sun, then slowly retreating from view pale and silvery white like wandering moonbeams. The Old Judge The Seasons (p. 210) Clarke, Irwin & Company Ltd. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 1968 Kingsley, Charles 1819–75 English clergyman and writer Night’s son was driving His

1913–94 37th president of the United States The average American is just like the child in the family. Statement from Pre Election Interviews with Nixon Outlining 2nd Term Plans The New York Times, November 10, 1972 (p. 20, column 8) O. Henry (William Sydney Porter) 1862–1910 American short story writer and journalist They had on average, about a quarter of a suit of clothes and one shoe apiece. One chap was sitting on the floor of the aisle, looking as if he were working a hard sum in

development of the universe is a continuation of this process of fragmentation of energy into the increasing number of smaller and smaller quanta. The enormous energy of the cosmic rays is merely a “fossil remnant” Big Bang 163 of the high-frequency radiation from the original phase of cosmic history. The Philosophical Impact of Contemporary Physics Chapter XVII (p. 352) D. van Nostrand Company, Inc. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 1961 Cardenal, Ernesto 1925– Nicaraguan poet and Roman Catholic

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