Distance and Special Relativity: How far away is tomorrow?

Macroscopic objects as we see them all around us are governed by a variety of forces derived from a variety of approximations to a variety of physical theories. In contrast the only elements in the construction of black holes are our basic concepts of space and time. They are thus almost by definition the most perfect macroscopic objects there are in the universe. ~ Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar 1910 to 1995

It is thus probable that germs of the lowest organisms known to us are continually being carried away from the earth and the other planets upon which they exist. As seeds in general so most of these spores thus carried away will no doubt meet death in the cold infinite space of the universe. Yet a small number of spores will fall on some other world and may there be able to spread life if conditions be suitable. ~ Svante Arrhenius 1859 to 1927 - Physical Chemist


Distance and Special Relativity: How far away is tomorrow?

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Herman Frasch (1851–1914) Germany / USA – Frasch process (petrochemistry) Paraffin wax purification.

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

Levi Strauss (1829–1902) USA – blue jeans.

David Schwarz (1852–1897) Croatia – rigid ship later called Zeppelin.

Earl W. Bascom (1906–1995) Canada/USA – side-delivery rodeo chute hornless rodeo saddle rodeo bareback rigging rodeo chaps.

William Justin Kroll (1889–1973) Luxemburg/USA – Kroll process.

Sharaf al-Dīn al-Tūsī (1135–1213) Persia/Iran – linear astrolabe.

Robert A. Heinlein (1907–1988) USA – waterbed.

Momofuku Ando (1910–2007) Japan – Instant noodles.

Harold P. Brown (1857–1944) USA – electrical safety equipment plastic rail bond electric contact alloy application of concrete with compressed air or steam.

Anders Knutsson Ångström (1888–1981) Sweden – Pyranometer.

John Bennet Lawes (1814–1900) UK – superphosphate or chemical fertilizer.

Henry Heimlich (born 1920) USA – Heimlich maneuver.

Humphry Davy (1778–1829) UK – Davy miners lamp.

John Wesley Hyatt (1837–1920) USA – celluloid manufacturing..

Murasaki Shikibu (c. 973–1025) Japan – psychological novel.

Ernest Beaux (1881–1961) Russia/France – Chanel No. 5.

George H. Heilmeier (born 1936) USA – liquid crystal display (LCD).

John Bennett Fenn (1917–2010) USA – Electrospray ionization.

Maurice Hilleman (1919–2005) – vaccines against childhood diseases.


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Brilliant Quotes By Famous And Awesome Scientists!

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

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

There may be babblers wholly ignorant of mathematics who dare to condemn my hypothesis upon the authority of some part of the Bible twisted to suit their purpose. I value them not and scorn their unfounded judgment. ~ Nicolaus Copernicus 1473 – 1543 Mathematician and Astronomer

An experiment is a question which science poses to Nature and a measurement is the recording of Nature’s answer. - Max Planck 1858 to 1947 Theoretical Physicist

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

I believe that thirty million of these animalcules together would not take up as much room or be as big as a coarse grain of sand. ~ Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 1632 to 1723 - Biologist

The chief philosophical value of physics is that it gives the mind something distinct to lay hold of which if you don’t Nature at once tells you you are wrong. ~ James Clerk Maxwell 1831 to 1879


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