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Herbert Dingle

Birthdate: 2. August 1890
Date of death: 4. September 1978

Herbert Dingle was an English physicist and natural philosopher, who served as president of the Royal Astronomical Society from 1951 to 1953. He is best known for his opposition to Albert Einstein's special theory of relativity and the protracted controversy that this provoked.

Quotes Herbert Dingle

„A great idea invariably creates as many problems as it solves: that is a sign of its greatness.“

—  Herbert Dingle

page 63 https://books.google.com/books?id=hwpKAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA63
Relativity for All, London, 1922

„Matter, space, and time ... according to the relativist, are types of relations between events.“

—  Herbert Dingle

page 12 https://books.google.com/books?id=hwpKAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA12
Relativity for All, London, 1922

„Between the Charybdis of inaccuracy and the Scylla of abstruseness, the course is narrow and the sea is rough.“

—  Herbert Dingle

Preface, page vi https://books.google.com/books?id=hwpKAAAAIAAJ&pg=PR6
Relativity for All, London, 1922

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