BADASS Facts About Ladybugs

Why the dinosaurs died out is not known but it is supposed to be because they had minute brains and devoted themselves to the growth of weapons of offense in the shape of numerous horns. ~ Bertrand Russell 1872 – 1970 - Mathematician and Philosopher

I see some parallels between the shifts of fashion in mathematics and in music. In music the popular new styles of jazz and rock became fashionable a little earlier than the new mathematical styles of chaos and complexity theory. Jazz and rock were long despised by classical musicians but have emerged as art-forms more accessible than classical music to a wide section of the public. Jazz and rock are no longer to be despised as passing fads. Neither are chaos and complexity theory. But still classical music and classical mathematics are not dead. Mozart lives and so does Euler. When the wheel of fashion turns once more quantum mechanics and hard analysis will once again be in style. ~ Freeman Dyson b. 1923 - Mathematician and Physicist


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List of inventors!
List of inventors!

Christoph Gerber (?–) with Calvin Quate (1923–) and with Gerd Binnig (1947–) Germany/USA/Switzerland – Atomic force microscope.

Charles K. Bliss (1897–1985) Austro-Hungary/Australia – Blissymbols.

Charles Xavier Thomas de Colmar (1785–1870) France – Arithmometer.

Gary Starkweather (born 1938) USA – laser printer color management.

Amanda Minnie Douglas (1831–1916) writer and inventor (portable folding mosquito net frame).

Alexander Procofieff de Seversky (1894–1974) Russia/United States of America – first gyroscopically stabilized bombsight ionocraft also developed air-to-air refueling.

Ibn Samh (c. 1020) Middle East – mechanical geared astrolabe.

Robert H. Dennard (born 1932) USA– Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM).

Daniel David Palmer (1845–1913) Canada – chiropractic.

Thomas Crapper (1836–1910) UK – ballcock (toilet valve).

Alexei Krylov (1863–1945) Russia – gyroscopic damping of ships.

Sam Golden (1915–1997) together with Leonard Bocour (1910–1993) USA – Acrylic paint.

Alexander Lodygin (1847–1923) Russia – electrical filament incandescent light bulb with tungsten filament.

Shen Kuo (1031–1095) China – improved gnomon armillary sphere clepsydra and sighting tube.

Charles Francis Richter (1900–1985) USA – Richter magnitude scale.

Richard T. Whitcomb (1921–2009) USA – Supercritical airfoil Winglet.

Hans Berger (1873–1941) Germany – first human EEG and its development.

John Roebuck (1718–1794) UK – lead chamber process for sulfuric acid synthesis.

Joy Mangano USA – household appliances.

Ian Hector Frazer (born 1953) together with Jian Zhou (1957–1999) USA/China – HPV vaccine against cervical cancer.


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Brilliant Quotes By Famous And Awesome Scientists!

By ‘life ’ we mean a thing that can nourish itself and grow and decay. ~ Aristotle 384 BC to 322 BC - Scientist Philosopher

This is an era of specialists each of whom sees his own problem and is unaware of or intolerant of the larger frame into which it fits. ~ Rachel Carson 1907 to 1964 - Marine Biologist

In reality a theory in natural science cannot be without experimental foundations; physics in particular comes from experimental work. ~ Samuel C. C. Ting b. 1936

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

Chemistry unlike other sciences sprang originally from delusions and superstitions and was at its commencement exactly on a par with magic and astrology. ~ Thomas Thomson - 1773 to 1852

Our thoughts visions and fantasies have a physical reality. A thought is made of hundreds of electrochemical impulses. ~ Carl Sagan 1934 to 1996 Astrobiologist Planetary Scientist

Simple laws can very well describe complex structures. The miracle is not the complexity of our world but the simplicity of the equations describing that complexity. ~ Sander Bais b. 1945 - Theoretical Physicist


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Creation (2009)
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Torn between faith and science, and suffering hallucinations, English naturalist Charles Darwin struggles to complete 'On the Origin of Species' and maintain his relationship with his wife.

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The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.

The Dam Busters (1955)
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The story of how the British attacked German dams in World War II by using an ingenious technique to drop bombs where they would be most effective.


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