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Whither?—a Footnote

Nature volume 119, page 205 (05 February 1927) | Download Citation



"What, then, is Life? Is it . . . a . . . possibly quite unimportant by-product of natural processes, which have some other and more stupendous end in view? . . . Or, throwing humility aside, is it the only reality, . . .? "-J. H. Jeans, NATURE, Dec. 4, 1926.

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