Ernest Rutherford Quote


Ernest Rutherford
Source/Notes:
As quoted in Quips, Quotes, and Quanta : An Anecdotal History of Physics (2007) by Anton Z. Capri, page 65.
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We've got no money, so we've got to think.  - Ernest Rutherford
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Ernest Rutherford
Source/Notes:
As quoted in: "The mathematical approach to biology and medicine" (1967) by N. T. J. Bailey, p. 23
Ernest Rutherford
Source/Notes:
As quoted in Rutherford at Manchester (1962) by J. B. Birks. Variant: "In science there is only physics; all the rest is stamp collecting". Sometimes misattributed to Lord Kelvin

Ernest Rutherford
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Born: August 30, 1871

Died: October 19, 1937 (aged 66)

Nationality: New Zealander

Occupation: Scientist

Bio: Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson OM, FRS was a New Zealand-born British chemist and physicist who became known as the father of nuclear physics. He is considered as the greatest experimentalist since Michael Faraday.

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