Quotes of physics

  1. Science Fiction is not just about the future of space ships travelling to other planets, it is fiction based on science and I am using science as my basis for my fiction, but it's the science of prehistory- palaeontology and archaeology- rather than astronomy or physics – Jean M. Auel
  2. It's not magic! It's physics The speed of the turn is what keeps you upright. It's like a spinning top. – Deborah Bull
  3. The growth of technology is such that it is not possible today for a nuclear physicist to switch into medical physics without training. The field is now much more technical. More training is needed to do the job. – John Cameron
  4. I like physics I think it is the best science out of all three of them, because generally it's more useful. You learn about speed and velocity and time, and that's all clever stuff. – Tom Felton
  5. Physics is becoming too difficult for the physicists. – David Hilbert
  6. In science there is only physics all the rest is stamp collecting. – Lord Kelvin
  7. At the moment I'm doing this space movie, so I'm obsessed with physics and space travel. I know three months down the line it's gone. Then I'll be able to superficially say stuff about space. – Cillian Murphy
  8. So Whitehead's metaphysics doesn't fit very well on to physics as we understand the process of the world. – John Polkinghorne
  9. I abandoned chemistry to concentrate on mathematics and physics In 1942, I travelled to Cambridge to take the scholarship examination at Trinity College, received an award and entered the university in October 1943. – John Pople
  10. In 1948 I entered the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, undecided between studies of chemistry and physics but my first year convinced me that physics was more interesting to me. – Burton Richter
  11. The observer, when he seems to himself to be observing a stone, is really, if physics is to be believed, observing the effects of the stone upon himself. – Bertrand Russell
  12. Based on the laws of physics the effect on temperature of man's contribution to atmospheric CO2 levels is minuscule and indiscernible from the natural variability caused in large part by changes in solar energy output. – Robert L. Scotto
  13. There are several books that I have -the Physics of Star Trek, Star Trek and Business, there are manuals on command style and countless scholarly papers that have been written about the significance of Next Generation. – Patrick Stewart
  14. In a previous life I wrote the software that controlled my physics experiments. That software had to deal with all kinds of possible failures in equipment. That is probably where I learned to rely on multiple safety nets inside and around my systems. – Wietse Venema
  15. As for the forces, electromagnetism and gravity we experience in everyday life. But the weak and strong forces are beyond our ordinary experience. So in physics lots of the basic building blocks take 20th- or perhaps 21st -century equipment to explore. – Edward Witten

Usage examples for physics

  1. There were plenty of men at Burrton occupying responsible places as professors or instructors who knew plenty of mathematics and physics and electricity and engineering and science. ” – The High Calling by Charles M. Sheldon
  2. First Course in Physics – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study by Ontario Ministry of Education
  3. Almost every suitable appliance known to physics has been proposed for the solution of the problem of submarine location and detection. ” – The Journal of Submarine Commander von Forstner by Georg-Günther von Forstner Commentator: John Hays, Jr. Hammond
  4. But it is a world which is almost unrelated to the universe of modern physics and emerges in a very dishevelled state from the explorations of history and of psychology. ” – The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day by Evelyn Underhill
  5. That sounds like a proposition in physics – With Edge Tools by Hobart Chatfield-Taylor
  6. He separated his physics completely from his metaphysics. ” – Selected Essays by Karl Marx
  7. But, second, by calling their method the ethical method, the historical school desire to repudiate the idea that in dealing with economic phenomena they are dealing with things which are morally indifferent, like the phenomena of physics and that science has nothing to do with them but to explain them. ” – Contemporary Socialism by John Rae
  8. Father Barbarigo, belonging to the Convent of the Salutation at Venice, whose pupil I had been in physics came to pay a visit to the rector, and seeing me as we were coming from mass paid me his friendly compliments. ” – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  9. He taught physics and natural history in the modern school, and in two girls' high schools. ” – The Darling and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  10. “ Dr. Brunner, when professor of physics in Peru, had a patient who could not touch iron without falling into convulsions, and was made clairvoyant by simply taking her physician's pocket- knife in her hand. ” – Modern Magic by Maximilian Schele de Vere
  11. The laws of physics broken! ” – Mask of Death by Paul Ernst
  12. Sir Oliver Lodge, F. R. S., well- known among English men of science, and at the time Professor of Physics at Liverpool, describes the opening of the trance in very nearly the same words as Professor Richet in the remarkable report which he published in 1890 on the sittings he had with Mrs Piper. ” – Mrs. Piper & the Society for Psychical Research by Michael Sage
  13. Here, from the outset, I have enjoyed the constant and untiring help of Professor W. A. Rense of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Louisiana State University. ” – A Quantitative Study of the Nocturnal Migration of Birds. Vol.3 No.2 by George H. Lowery.
  14. Would they pass it near enough to resolve certain problems in physics and geology until then unsolved? ” – The Moon-Voyage by Jules Verne
  15. But in mathematics, physics chemistry, all the matters in which it is impossible for a man to take another view because he is a Frenchman or a German- here we reach a haven of intellectual peace; and these calm waters are spreading over the world, in spite of the tempests. ” – The Unity of Civilization by Various
  16. This rule is said to hold in religion, in physics and in politics; and Machiavel is quoted for having established it in the last of these. ” – Letters to Sir William Windham and Mr. Pope by Lord Bolingbroke
  17. “ I went to the professor of Physics in the University I then attended, and I told him it was a fraud, a huge book of mere nonsense. ” – The Coming of the Ice by G. Peyton Wertenbaker
  18. Other buildings on the Campus which have not been mentioned elsewhere are the Physics Laboratory, the Museum, and Tappan Hall. ” – The University of Michigan by Wilfred Shaw
  19. This is true, both in the domain of physics and of morals. ” – Love's Final Victory by Horatio

Rhymes for physics