The physical chemists never use their eyes and are most lamentably lacking in chemical culture. It is essential to cast out from our midst root and branch this physical element and return to our laboratories. ~ Henry Edward Armstrong 1848 to 1937
The country which is in advance of the rest of the world in chemistry will also be foremost in wealth and in general prosperity. ~ William Ramsay - 1852 to 1916
Dmitri Garbuzov (1940–2006) Russia/USA – continuous-wave-operating diode lasers (together with Zhores Alferov) high-power diode lasers.
Anatoly Kharlampiev (1906–1979) Russia – Sambo (martial art).
Spede Pasanen (1930–2001) Finland – a.o. ski jumping sling boat ski.
Salih Tahtawi (fl.1659–1660) Mughal India – seamless globe and celestial globe.
Frank Eugene Austin (1873–1964) USA – first patented ant farm.
Charles H. Henry (born 1937) USA – Quantum well laser.
William Bradford Shockley (1910–1989) USA – co-inventor of transistor.
Vladimir Chelomey (1914–1984) Russia – first space station (Salyut) Proton rocket (the most used heavy lift launch system).
John W. Mauchly (1907–1980) USA – ENIAC – the first general purpose programmable digital computer.
Alberto Gianni (1891–1930) Italy – Torretta butoscopica.
Charles Babbage (1791–1871) UK – analytical engine (semi-automatic).
Walter Houser Brattain (1902–1987) USA – co-inventor of the transistor.
Semen Korsakov (1787–1853) Russia – punched card for information storage.
Ibn al-Shatir (1304–1375) Syria – "jewel box" device which combined a compass with a universal sundial.
Nikolai Polikarpov (1892–1944) Russia – Po-series aircraft including Polikarpov Po-2 Kukuruznik (world's most produced biplane).
Al-Sijzi (c. 945–1020) Persia/Iran – heliocentric astrolabe.
Hans Lippershey (1570–1619) The Netherlands – telescope.
Jabir ibn Aflah (Geber) (c. 1100–1150) Islamic Spain – portable celestial globe.
Antonio Benedetto Carpano (1764–1815) Italy – modern vermouth.
Fritz Haber (1868–1934) Germany – Haber process (ammonia synthesis).
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
Valid criticism does you a favor. - Carl Sagan 1934 to 1996 Astronomer
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
Nothing can be more certain than this: that we are just beginning to learn something of the wonders of the world on which we live and move and have our being. ~ William Ramsay - 1852 to 1916
The uniform character of mathematics is the essence of science for mathematics is the foundation of all exact scientific knowledge. ~ David Hilbert 1862 – 1943 Mathematician
Nearly 2.5 billion years of prokaryotic cells and nothing else – two-thirds of life’s history in stasis at the lowest level of recorded complexity… Why did life remain at stage 1 for two-thirds of its history if complexity offers such benefits? ~ Stephen Jay Gould 1941 to 2002 - Paleontologist
What is possible in the Cavendish Laboratory may not be too difficult in the sun. - Sir Arthur Eddington 1882 to 1944 Astronomer Physicist Mathematician
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