Void

In science, void (TR:92), aka "vacuum" or "emptiness", is a region of space containing nothing; archaically thought of as "absence of being" or "non-being" (Parmenides, c.470BC)

Quotes
The following are related quotes:

“By convention sweet is sweet, bitter is bitter, hot is hot, cold is cold, color is color; but in truth there are only atoms and the void.”
Democritus (c.410BC) (Ѻ)

“The void is ‘not-being’, and no part of ‘what is’ is a ‘not-being’; for what ‘is’ in the strict sense of the term is an absolute plenum. This plenum, however, is not ‘one’: on the contrary, it is a ‘many’ infinite in number and invisible owing to the minuteness of their bulk.”
Aristotle (c.330BC) (Ѻ)

Void means and absence of things.”
Giordano Bruno (1584), On the Infinite Universe and Worlds [1]

See also
God void issue
Nature abhors a vacuum

References
1. Bruno, Giordano. (1584). On the Infinite Universe and the Worlds (On the Infinite, the Universe, and the Worlds) (de l’Infinito, Universo e Mondi) (translator: Scott Gosnell) (pg. 10). Giusto Laterzi & Sons, 1907; CreateSpace, 2014.

Further reading
● Grant, Edward. (1981). Much Ado about Nothing: Theories of Space and Vacuum from the Middle Ages to the Scientific Revolution (Guericke, 9+ pgs; void, 20+ pgs; vacuum, 22+ pgs). Cambridge University Press.

External links
Void (disambiguation) – Wikipedia.

TDics icon ns

More pages