It's a pity, but nothing goes right this week, and Pip has had the worst of the experiment
He had not been forgetful of "Visible Speech" all this while, but had been making experiments
with two remarkable machines--the phonautograph and the manometric capsule, by means of which the vibrations of sound were made plainly visible.
Heidegger, who sat watching the experiment
with philosophic coolness.
You'll kill yourself with your stuffy old experiments
Yes," I said "Write and tell me if the experiment
Scientist comes from the Latin word scio to know, and Science means that which we know by watching things and trying things,--by making experiments
I have the honor, my brave colleagues, to propose a trial of this little experiment
But the degree of fertility is likewise innately variable; for it is not always the same when the same two species are crossed under the same circumstances, but depends in part upon the constitution of the individuals which happen to have been chosen for the experiment
The method employed appears to me hardly to fulfil the conditions of scientific experiment
They boldly talk of spiritual force, and then try to subject it to material experiment
I think myself bound to prove, in justice to both of us, that I am not asking you to try this experiment
in deference to any theory of my own devising.
As to what remains, I am now in a position to discern, as I think, with sufficient clearness what course must be taken to make the majority those experiments
which may conduce to this end: but I perceive likewise that they are such and so numerous, that neither my hands nor my income, though it were a thousand times larger than it is, would be sufficient for them all; so that according as henceforward I shall have the means of making more or fewer experiments
, I shall in the same proportion make greater or less progress in the knowledge of nature.
On remonstrating, I was told that these "professors" were engaged in scientific experiments
Surely, as there are mountebanks for the natural body, so are there mountebanks for the politic body; men that undertake great cures, and perhaps have been lucky, in two or three experiments
, but want the grounds of science, and therefore cannot hold out.
The production of this gas is easy, and it has given the greatest satisfaction hitherto in aerostatic experiments