57 Notable Quotes By Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Physicist, satirist, and Anglophile
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg was a celebrated German satirist, Anglophile and scientist. He is renowned for ‘Sudelbucher’, notebooks or Scrapbooks which were published posthumously. He became the first German scientist to hold a professorship specifically dedicated to experimental physics. He is also well-known for unearthing tree shaped electrical discharge patters which are now known as ‘Lichtenberg Figures’. Lichtenberg was one of the most sought-after and idolized man in contemporary European intellectual circles and also the first one who introduced apparatus for experiments in the lectures. He is also accredited for building a large electrophorus which used induction to generate electricity. Following is a compilation of thoughts and quotable quotes which have been excerpted from his work, experiments, scrapbooks, notebooks, writings, researches and life. Go through the quotations and sayings by Georg Christoph Lichtenberg.