Experimental science hardly ever affords us more than approximations to the truth; and whenever many agents are concerned we are in great danger of being mistaken. ~ Humphry Davy - 1778 to 1829
Pure mathematics exist by themselves; no will produces them no power can limit them. They are eternal laws that no man can infringe and from which it is impossible to escape. ~ S. Sandaram Iyer 1883 - Philosopher
Vera Mukhina (1889–1953) Russia – welded sculpture.
George Constantinescu (1881–1965) Romania – creator of the theory of sonics a new branch of continuum mechanics.
Esther Takeuchi (born 1953) - holds more than 150 US-patents the largest number for any woman in the United States.
James Gosling (born 1955) USA – Java (programming language).
Samuel Morey (1762–1843) USA – internal combustion engine.
William Robert Grove (1811–1896) Wales – fuel cell.
Harold P. Brown (1857–1944) USA – electrical safety equipment plastic rail bond electric contact alloy application of concrete with compressed air or steam.
J. Stuart Blackton (1875–1941) USA – stop-motion film.
Bernard Tellegen (1900–1990) Netherlands – pentode.
John J. Mooney (born c. 1928) together with Carl D. Keith (1920–2008) USA – three way catalytic converter.
Simon Sunatori (born 1959) Canada – inventor of MagneScribe and Magic Spicer.
Alfred Perot (1863–1925) together with Charles Fabry (1867–1945) France – Fabry–Pérot interferometer (physics).
Konstantin Khrenov (1894–1984) Russia – underwater welding.
Amanda Minnie Douglas (1831–1916) writer and inventor (portable folding mosquito net frame).
Trevor Baylis (born 1937) UK – a wind-up radio.
C. W. Fuller (inv. 1953) USA – Gilhoolie.
Al-Ma'mun (786–833) Iraq – singing bird automata terrestrial globe.
Ching W. Tang (born 1947) Hong Kong/USA together with Steven Van Slyke USA – OLED.
Tracy Hall (1919–2008) USA – synthetic diamond.
Mikhail Gurevich (1893–1976) Russia – MiG-series fighter aircraft including world's most produced jet aircraft MiG-15 and most produced supersonic aircraft MiG-21 (together with Artem Mikoyan).
By ‘life ’ we mean a thing that can nourish itself and grow and decay. ~ Aristotle 384 BC to 322 BC - Scientist Philosopher
Division is esteemed one of the busiest operations of Arithmetic and such as requireth a mind not wandering or settled upon other matters. ~ Thomas Hylles The arte of vulgar arithmeticke 1600 - Mathematician
Suppose we have an unknown number of objects. When counted in threes 2 are left over when counted in fives 3 are left over and when counted in sevens 2 are left over. How many objects are there? ~ Sunzi The Mathematical Classic of Sunzi - Chinese mathematics problem from c. 450 AD
Physics is very muddled again at the moment; it is much too hard for me anyway and I wish I were a movie comedian or something like that and had never heard anything about physics! ~ Wolfgang Pauli 1900 – 1958
By ‘life ’ we mean a thing that can nourish itself and grow and decay. - Aristotle 384 BC to 322 BC Scientist Philosopher
Understanding the history of matter and searching for its most interesting forms such as galaxies stars planets and life seems a suitable use for our intelligence. - Robert Kirshner 1949 to present Astronomer
All of physics is either impossible or trivial. It is impossible until you understand it and then it becomes trivial. ~ Ernest Rutherford 1871 to 1937
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