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A #library … is a great catalyser, accelerating the nutrition and rate of progress in a profession. — William Osler, Canadian physician, born 12 Jul 1844. See more of his #quotes at http://todayinsci.com/O/Osler_William/OslerWilliam-Quotations.htm  #quoteoftheday
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For my part, I must say that science to me generally ceases to be interesting as it becomes useful. — William Robert Grove, Welsh physicist, born 11 Jul 1811. For more detail on his ‪#‎quotes‬ see http://todayinsci.com/G/Grove_W…/GroveWilliam-Quotations.htm
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8 Jul 1800—Dr Benjamin Waterhouse gave the first successful smallpox vaccination performed in the U.S.—To learn more on this and other events for today, see http://www.todayinsci.com/7/7_08.htm#event
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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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11 Jul 1826—b John Fowler, who developed steam-hauled ploughm—More at http://todayinsci.com/F/Fowler_John/FowlerJohn-SteamPloughReport.htm
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8 Jul 1838—b Ferdinand von #Zeppelin aviation pioneer—Read about his first dirigible trials http://todayinsci.com/Z/Zeppelin_Ferdinand/ZeppelinTrialTrips.htm
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Sooner or later #nature does everything that is physically possible. — John Arthur Thomson, Scottish natuarlist, born 8 Jul 1861. For more of his quotes see http://todayinsci.com/T/Thomson_JohnArthur/ThomsonJohnArthur-Quotations.htm #quoteoftheday
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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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