Eddington was formerly the CEO of British Airways and on the board of Rio Tinto, the $60 billion mining giant.
Professor Eddington tells us that we have as much right to speak of a pound of light as of a pound of sugar.
According to Eddington, "Phenomena all boil down to a scheme of symbols, of mathematical equations."
On their return she stayed to tea at Eddington with her cousins—cousins who were Quakers.
Similarly with the cosmic consciousness expressed in the writings of Jeans, Eddington, and Whitehead.
Professor Eddington even calculates that the earth receives 160 tons of light from the sun every year!
Eddington, Jeans, Einstein, and Whitehead would answer these questions exactly as would the most militant atheists.
Eddington and Shapley advocate the theory of a mechanical pulsation of the star as most plausible.
Eddington concludes that this Taurus group is a globular cluster with a slight central condensation.
British mathematician, astronomer, and physicist who founded modern astrophysics. He conducted research on the evolution, structure, and motion of stars and was one of the first scientists to promote the theory of relativity. He also wrote a series of scientific books for the layperson.