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7 Jul 1914—Robert Goddard was issued a multi-stage #rocket #patent. For more of today's science events, see http://www.todayinsci.com/7/7_07.htm#event
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“There’s no need for fiction in medicine,” remarks Foster, “for the facts will always beat anything you fancy.”—Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Scottish author and physician, died 7 Jul 1930. For more science-related quotations from this author, see http://todayinsci.com/D/Doyle_Arthur/DoyleArthur-Quotations.htm #quoteoftheday
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5 Jul 1996—Birth of sheep Dolly, a #clone, in Scotland. For more of today's science events see http://www.todayinsci.com/7/7_05.htm#event
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It is curious how often erroneous theories have had a beneficial effect for particular branches of science. — Ernst Mayr, German-American biologist, born 5 Jul 1904. For more of his #quotes see http://todayinsci.com/M/Mayr_Ernst/MayrErnst-Quotations.htm
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4 Jul 1826—Thomas Jefferson died—See article #Jefferson Man of Science http://todayinsci.com/J/Jefferson_Thomas/JeffersonAsAManOfScience.htm
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7 Jul 1855—Faraday wrote to the Times about the fetid, stinking River Thames Read his letter http://todayinsci.com/F/Faraday_Michael/FaradayMichael-ThamesPollutionLetter.htm
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Newly added 40 more aphorisms to page for physicist Georg C Lichtenberg (1 Jul 1742 - 24 Feb 1799) — Example: Do not say hypothesis, and even less theory: say way of thinking. For all 67 #quotes see http://todayinsci.com/L/Lichtenberg_Georg/LichtenbergGeorg-Quotations.htm
A good method of discovery is to imagine certain members of a system removed and then see how what is left would behave: for example, where would we be if iron were absent from the world: this is an old example. — Georg Christoph Lichtenberg. Aphorism 258 in Notebook J (1789-1793), as translated ...
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On 5 Jul 1911, G Johnstone Stoney, died, the Irish physicist who coined the word #electron as a fundamental indivisible unit of charge. Read his article claiming priority http://todayinsci.com/S/Stoney_George/StoneyGeorge-OfTheElectron.htm
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Individual curiosity, often working without practical ends in mind, has always been a driving force for #innovation. — Frederick Seitz, American physicist, born  4 Jul 1911. For more of his #quotes see http://todayinsci.com/S/Seitz_Frederick/SeitzFrederick-Quotations.htm #quoteoftheday
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There are two ways to slide easily through life; to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking. — Alfred Korzybski, Polish-American scientist and philosopher, born 3 Jul 1879. For more of his #quotes see http://todayinsci.com/K/Korzybski_Alfred/KorzybskiAlfred-Quotations.htm
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1 Jul 1900—First direct flight of #Zeppelin LZ-1 first rigid airship flew 18 minutes—Article http://todayinsci.com/Z/Zeppelin_Ferdinand/ZeppelinTrialTrips.htm
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