John Tyndall
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"John Tyndall" Fellow of the Royal Society/FRS was a prominent 19th century physicist. His initial scientific fame arose in the 1850s from his study of diamagnetism. Later he made discoveries in the realms of infrared radiation and the physical properties of air. Tyndall also published more than a dozen science books which brought state-of-the-art 19th century experimental physics to a wide audience. From 1853 to 1887 he was professor of physics at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in London.

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The brightest flashes in the world of thought are incomplete until they have been proven to have their counterparts in the world of fact.

The formation of right habits is essential to your permanent security. They diminish your chance of falling when assaulted, and they augment your chance of recovery when overthrown.

If I wanted a loving father, a faithful husband, an honorable neighbor, and a just citizen, I would seek him among the band of Atheists.

Knowledge once gained casts a light beyond its own immediate boundaries.

We'll step it up when it counts.