Shadow

Aesop

Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.

Fables

The Dog and the Shadow

Eddington, Sir Arthur Stanley

In the world of physics we watch a shadowgraph performance of familiar life. The shadow of my elbow rests on the shadow-tables as the shadow-ink flows over the shadow-paper...The frank realisation that physical science is concerned with a world of shadows is one of the most significant of recent advances.

The Nature of the Physical World Introduction (p. xiv, xv)

OH YES-EVERY YEAR SEEMS TO BELIEVE iri A MAJOR ADVANCEMENT..!

OH YES-EVERY YEAR SEEMS TO BELIEVE iri A MAJOR ADVANCEMENT..!

In the world of physics we watch a shadowgraph performance of familiar life. The shadow of my elbow rests on the shadow-tables as the shadow-ink flows over the shadow-paper... The frank realisation that physical science is concerned with a world of shadows is one of the most significant of recent advances.

Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington - (See p. 313)

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