archive: SETI Daily Quote, from Democritus

SETI Daily Quote, from Democritus

Larry Klaes ( lklaes@bbn.com )
Tue, 22 Dec 1998 10:14:57 -0500

"By convention sweet, by convention bitter, by convention hot, by
convention cold, by convention color: But in reality atoms and void."

- Democritus of Abdera, circa 460 to circa 370 BCE

Relevant Web sites:

http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/GreekScience/Students/Marc/DemocritusF.9.html

http://dbhs.wvusd.k12.ca.us/Greeks.html

http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/%7Ehistory/Mathematicians/Democritus.html

http://www.astro.virginia.edu/~eww6n/bios/Democritus.html