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When did it become a mainstream stereotype that physicists hate philosophy?

Question I'm searching for the origin of the stereotype (regardless of validity) that physicists hate philosophy? This opinion seems to be more mainstream in the public domain. I do concede they are ...
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Did Sir Isaac Newton smoke? [closed]

It is just a random thought I had while smoking my cigarette. Did Newton smoke tobacco? Some sites claim that he "smoked immoderately", while others are of the opinion that he never touched ...
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Can you suggest good resources for reading about history of science especially physics? [duplicate]

I'm looking for good resources of history of sciences (especially physics) which cover history from the time of Newton and Galileo (or before them) till the modern physics world (21st century).