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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

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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Arthur Fry (born 1931) USA – Post-it note.

Banū Mūsā brothers Muhammad (c. 800–873) Ahmad (803–873) Al-Hasan (810–873) Iraq – mechanical trick devices hurricane lamp self-trimming and self-feeding lamp gas mask clamshell grab fail-safe system mechanical musical instrument automatic flute player programmable machine.

Salih Tahtawi (fl.1659–1660) Mughal India – seamless globe and celestial globe.

Michele Ferrero (1925–2015) Italy – Kinder Surprise = Kinder Eggs Nutella.

August Schrader (1820–?) USA – Schrader valve for Pneumatic tire.

James Gregory (1638–1675) Scotland – Gregorian telescope.

Bruce Ames (born 1928) USA – Ames test (cell biology).

William Snow Harris (1791–1867) United Kingdom – much improved naval Lightning rods.

Andrew Kay (born 1919) USA – Digital voltmeter.

Gustaf Erik Pasch (1788–1862) Sweden – safety match.

Jacques Cousteau (1910–1997) France – co-inventor of the aqualung and the Nikonos underwater camera.

Antonio Meucci (1808–1889) Italy/USA– a.o. various early telephones a hygrometer a milk test.

Narcis Monturiol i Estarriol (1819–1885) Spain – steam powered submarine.

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

Alexander Coucoulas (1933-) USA - Thermosonic Bonding.

William Robert Grove (1811–1896) Wales – fuel cell.

Richard Hamming (1915–1998) USA – Hamming code.

Victor Babeș (1854–1926) Romania – Babesia the founder of serum therapy.

Ira Remsen (1846–1927) USA – saccharin.

Nikolai Lebedenko Russia – Tsar Tank the largest armored vehicle in history.


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Brilliant Quotes By Famous And Awesome Scientists!

Every aspect of the world today – even politics and international relations – is affected by chemistry. ~ Linus Pauling - 1901 to 1994

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

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

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

Did the genome of our cave-dwelling predecessors contain a set or sets of genes which enable modern man to compose music of infinite complexity and write novels with profound meaning? …It looks as though the early Homo was already provided with the intellectual potential which was in great excess of what was needed to cope with the environment of his time.” - Susumu Ohno 1928 to 2000 Geneticist

No two electrons in the same state? That is why atoms are so unnecessarily big and why metal and stone are so bulky. (Explaining that atoms are as large as they are because of Wolfgang Pauli’s Principle.) ~ Paul Ehrenfest 1880 – 1933

But though the professed aim of all scientific work is to unravel the secrets of nature it has another effect not less valuable on the mind of the worker. It leaves him in possession of methods which nothing but scientific work could have led him to invent. ~ James Clerk Maxwell 1831 to 1879


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