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Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.

See {611311} for a later similar view.

Galileo Galilei, 1564-1642, Italian Scientist, Quoted in Weyl "Mathematics and the Laws of Nature"

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Galileo Galilei
Galileo Galilei
  • Born: February 15, 1564
  • Died: January 8, 1642
  • Nationality: Italian
  • Profession: Scientist

Galileo Galilei was an Italian astronomer, physicist and engineer, sometimes described as a polymath. Galileo has been called the "father of observational astronomy", the "father of modern physics", the "father of the scientific method", and the "father of modern science".

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