(11 Oct 1741 - 21 Oct 1803)
Science Quotes by Alberto Fortis (1 quote)
It seems to me that the physical constitution of the valley, on which I am reporting, must cast doubt in the minds of those who may have accepted the assumptions of any of the geologic systems hitherto proposed; and that those who delight in science would do better to enrich themselves with empirical facts than take upon themselves the burden of defending and applying general hypotheses.
— Alberto Fortis
- 11 Oct - short biography, births, deaths and events on date of Fortis's birth.