Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Davy , Humphry (2001-05-15), The collected works of Sir Humphry Davy, Retrieved on 2012-04-23
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    Memes

    23 APR 2012

     Discoveries Open Doors to More Discoveries

    Every discovery opens a new field for investigation of facts, shows us the imperfection of our theories. It has justly been said, that the greater the circle of light, the greater the boundary of darkness by which it is surrounded.
    Folksonomies: discovery
    Folksonomies: discovery
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    Quote from Humphry Davy, "...the greater the circle of light, the greater the boundary of darkness by which it is surrounded."

    23 APR 2012

     Natural Science Consists of Facts

    Natural science is founded on minute critical views of the general order of events taking place upon our globe, corrected, enlarged, or exalted by experiments, in which the agents concerned are placed under new circumstances, and their diversified properties separately examined. The body of natural science, then, consists of facts; is analogy,—the relation of resemblance of facts by which its different parts are connected, arranged, and employed, either for popular use, or for new speculati...
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    Sir Humphry Davy describes the scientific method.