Quote for Sept. 22, 2010: Lord Kelvin, 1895

Quote for Sept. 22, 2010: Lord Kelvin, 1895

"Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible." -- Lord William Thomson Kelvin, British mathematician and physicist, president of the British Royal Society, 1895.

As part of coverage of Climate Week NYºC 2010, GreenBiz.com is featuring contemporary and historic quotes throughout the event.

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Portrait of Lord Kelvin by Hubert Von Herkomer via
wikimedia.