Sir Arthur Eddington 1882-1944
"If someone points out to you that your pet theory of the universe is in disagreement with Maxwell's equations then so much the worse for Maxwell's equations. If it is found to be contradicted by observation well, these experimentalists do bungle things sometimes. But if your theory is found to be against thesecond law of thermodynamics I can give you no hope; there is nothing for it but to collapse in deepest humiliation."
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