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Quote: Milikan on Theory and Experiment

Science walks forward on two feet, namely theory and experiment ... Sometimes it is one foot that is put forward first, sometimes the other, but continuous progress is only made by the use of both -- by theorizing and then testing, or by finding new relations in the process of experimenting and then bringing the theoretical foot up and pushing it on beyond, and so on in unending alterations. is a quote by American physicist Robert Andrews Millikan (1868 - 1953). The quote comes from Dr. Milikan's May 23, 1924 Nobel lecture.
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Date Of Record Creation 2010-02-16 20:59:00
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Date Of Record Release 2010-02-16 20:59:00
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Author Name Robert Andrews Millikan
Author Organization University of Chicago
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