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Old 11-11-2017, 06:59 AM
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Science is built up with facts, as a house is with stones.
But a collection of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house.

Henri Poincaré

If we study the history of science we see happen two inverse phenomena...
Sometimes simplicity hides under complex appearances; sometimes it is the simplicity
which is apparent, and which disguises extremely complicated realities.
. . .
we must stop when we have found simplicity.
This is the only ground on which we can rear the edifice of our generalizations.

Henri Poincare
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