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Ian Ellis
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I enjoy writing interesting Today in Science History about scientists, events and their quotes. Follow @todayinsci
I enjoy writing interesting Today in Science History about scientists, events and their quotes. Follow @todayinsci

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“The word 'dis-aster' in fact means 'bad star'.” — Kenneth Franklin, American astronomer, who was born on 25 Mar 1923. See more of his #quotes at https://todayinsci.com/F/Franklin_Kenneth/FranklinKenneth-Quotations.htm. For many #astronomy quotes go to https://todayinsci.com/QuotationsCategories/A_Cat/Astronomy-Quotations.htm
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“Heat, like gravity, penetrates every substance of the universe…” — JBJ Fourier, French mathematician, born 21 Mar 1768. See more #quotes on #thermodynamics at https://todayinsci.com/QuotationsCategories/T_Cat/Thermodynamics-Quotations.htm
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“The profound study of nature is the most fruitful source of mathematical discoveries.” — Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Fourier, French mathematician, who was born on 21 Mar 1768. — For the full #quote and more by him, see https://todayinsci.com/F/Fourier_Jean/FourierJean-Quotations.htm
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“In completing one discovery we never fail to get an imperfect knowledge of others.” — Joseph Priestley, who was born on 13 Mar 1733. For more of his #quotes see https://todayinsci.com/P/Priestley_Joseph/PriestleyJoseph-Quotations.htm
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John Ericsson died 8 Mar 1889. Read a brief biography of this Swedish-American naval engineer who built the first armoured turret warship, the USS Monitor, and invented the screw propeller. https://todayinsci.com/E/Ericsson_John/EricssonJohn.htm


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The body from a chemical point of view - see full quote and more quotes by Michael Foster (English physiologist, born 8 Mar 1836) https://todayinsci.com/F/Foster_Michael/FosterMichael-Quotations.htm
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Richard Feynman died 15 Feb 1988—For his delightful anecdote on the French Curve and thinking inside the box, see https://todayinsci.com/F/Feynman_Richard/FeynmanRichard-FrenchCurve.htm
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“Two truths cannot contradict one another.” — Galileo Galilei, Italian natural scientist, who was born on 15 Feb 1564. — More Galileo #quotes at https://todayinsci.com/G/Galilei_Galileo/GalileiGalileo-Quotations.htm
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Galileo (born 15 Feb 1564) certainly believed “And yet it moves” - but did he SAY these words? Find out more at https://todayinsci.com/G/Galilei_Galileo/GalileiGalileo-AndYetItMovesQuote500px.htm
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