Some of the statements about physics attributed to Kelvin are:
Of Physics —
"In science there is only physics; all the rest is stamp
"There is nothing new to be discovered in physics now, All that
remains is more and more precise measurement."
"X-rays will prove to be a hoax."
"I accept no theory of gravitation. Present science has no right
to attempt to explain gravitation. We know nothing about it. We simply know
NOTHING about it."
I wonder if these things are true or fokelore.
> In a message dated 12/9/01 2:28:56 PM Mountain Daylight Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> << Was it Bragg who said "all
> science is physics the rest is stamp-collecting". >>
> George suggested it was Rutherford, but I thought it was Kelvin -- made with
> reference to geologists!
> Karl (a geologist)
> Karl V. Evans
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