“A hypothetical theory is necessary, as a preliminary step, to reduce the expression of the phenomena to simplicity and order before it is possible to make any progress in framing an abstractive theory,” William John Macquorn Rankine Outlines of the Science of Energetics, in Proceedings of the Philosophical Society of Glasgow (1855)
I have updated my site to be compatible with my new professorship. I will update it soon. I have not retained my previous three years of posts. Thank you.