Weird Ways of Measuring – Puzzle, Video & Quotes

Famous And Awesome Scientists Quotes:
The development of biology is going to destroy to some extent our traditional grounds for ethical belief and it is not easy to see what to put in their place. ~ Francis Crick 1916 – 2004 Molecular Biologist

Actually everything that can be known has a number; for it is impossible to grasp anything with the mind or to recognize it without this. ~ Philolaus c. 470 – c. 385 BC - Scientist and Philosopher

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List of inventors!
List of inventors!

Benoît Fourneyron (1802–1867) France – water turbine.

Francis Rogallo (1912–2009) USA – Rogallo wing.

Emile Berliner (1851–1929) Germany and USA – the disc record gramophone.

Fe del Mundo (1911–2011) The Philippines – medical incubator made out of bamboo for use in rural communities without electrical power.

Willard Boyle (1924–2011) together with George E. Smith (1930–) USA – Charge-coupled device (CCD).

Antoine Louis (1723–1792) France – Guillotine.

Vladimir Baranov-Rossine (1888–1944) Ukraine/Russia/France – Optophonic Piano pointillist or dynamic military camouflage.

R. G. LeTourneau (1888–1969) USA – electric wheel motor scraper mobile oil drilling platform bulldozer cable control unit for scrapers.

Walter Frederick Morrison (1920–2010) USA – Flying disc.

Tracy Hall (1919–2008) USA – synthetic diamond.

Jacques E. Brandenberger (1872–1954) Switzerland – Cellophane.

Kees A. Schouhamer Immink (1946–) Netherlands – Major contributor to development of Compact Disc.

Vint Cerf (born 1943) together with Bob Kahn (1938–) USA – Internet Protocol (IP).

Annie Malone (1869–1957) USA – Cosmetics for African American women.

Dmitry Lachinov (1842–1902) Russia – mercury pump economizer for electricity consumption electrical insulation tester optical dynamometer photometer elecrolyser.

Lloyd Groff Copeman (1865–1956) USA – Electric stove.

Igor Sikorsky (1889–1972) Russia/USA – first four-engine fixed-wing aircraft (Russky Vityaz) first airliner and purpose-designed bomber (Ilya Muromets) modern helicopter Sikorsky-series helicopters.

John Frederic Daniell (1790–1845) United Kingdom – Daniel cell.

Lev Artsimovich (1909–1973) Russia – tokamak.

Boris Grabovsky (1901–1966) Russia – cathode commutator an early electronic TV pickup tube.

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Brilliant Quotes By Famous And Awesome Scientists!
The invention of logarithms came to the world as a bolt from the blue. No previous work had led up to it… It stands isolated breaking in upon human thought abruptly without borrowing from the work of other intellects or following known lines of mathematical thought. ~ John Moulton 1844 – 1921 - Mathematician

The ultimate truths of mathematics then cannot be established by any experimental proof that the deductions from them are true; since the supposed experimental proof takes them for granted. ~ Herbert Spencer 1885 – 1977 - Philospher

Things are as they are because they were as they were. - Thomas Gold 1920 to present Astrophysicist

The legend that every cipher is breakable is of course absurd though still widespread among people who should know better. ~ J.E. Littlewood 1885 – 1977 - Mathematician

A fact acquires its true and full value only through the idea which is developed from it. - Justus von Liebig 1803 to 1873 Chemist

It is strange that only extraordinary men make the discoveries which later appear so easy and simple. - Georg C. Lichtenberg 1742 to 1799 Physicist

Physics is littered with the corpses of dead unified field theories. ~ Freeman Dyson b. 1923

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