• The laws of nature are the skeleton of the universe. They support it, give it shape, tie it together. Taken as a whole, they embody a vision of our world that is both breathtaking and awe-inspiring.

    James S. Trefil (2003). “The Nature of Science: An A-Z Guide to the Laws and Principles Governing Our Universe”, p.7, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt