Do Zombies Float or Sink?

Find the number such that if the whole of it is added to one-seventh of it the result will be nineteen. ~ The Ahmes Papyrus Ancient Egyptian mathematics problem from c. 2200 BC

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


Do Zombies Float or Sink?

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List of inventors!

Charles Hall (1863–1914) USA – aluminum production.

Marin Soljačić (1974) Croatia - Resonant inductive coupling.

James Henry Greathead (1844–1896) South Africa – tunnel boring machine tunnelling shield technique.

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

Lisitsyn brothers Ivan Fyodorovich and Nazar Fyodorovich Russia – samovar (the first documented makers).

Yevgeny Kaspersky (born 1965) Russia – Kaspersky Anti-Virus Kaspersky Internet Security Kaspersky Mobile Security anti-virus products.

Harry Brearley (1871–1948) UK – stainless steel.

Larry Page (born 1973) USA – with Sergey Brin invented Google web search engine.

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

Gustav de Laval (1845–1913) Sweden – invented the milk separator and the milking machine.

Zheng He (1371–1433) China – Chinese treasure ship.

Arthur Pitney (1871–1933) United States – postage meter.

Stanley Mazor (1941–) USA – microprocessor.

Charles Algernon Parsons (1854–1931) British – steam turbine.

Bi Sheng (Chinese: 畢昇) (c. 990–1051) China – clay movable type printing.

Fritz Klatte (1880–1934) Germany – vinyl chloride forerunner to polyvinyl chloride.

Erna Schneider Hoover (born 1926) USA – computerized telephone switching system.

Chester Carlson (1906–1968) USA – Xerography.

Esther Takeuchi (born 1953) - holds more than 150 US-patents the largest number for any woman in the United States.

Pavel Molchanov (1893–1941) Russia – radiosonde.


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Brilliant Quotes By Famous And Awesome Scientists!

Division is esteemed one of the busiest operations of Arithmetic and such as requireth a mind not wandering or settled upon other matters. ~ Thomas Hylles The arte of vulgar arithmeticke 1600 - Mathematician

Progress is made by trial and failure; the failures are generally a hundred times more numerous than the successes ; yet they are usually left unchronicled. - William Ramsay 1852 to 1916 Chemist

Botany consists in the gathering of plants and the dismembering of them in connection with the use of a complicated terminology. That is the beginning and end of botany as it is understood by the majority. ~ Herbert Maule Richards 1871 to 1928 - Botanist

Science is the acceptance of what works and the rejection of what does not. That needs more courage than we might think. - Jacob Bronowski 1908 to 1974 Mathematician Biologist

We are storytelling animals and cannot bear to acknowledge the ordinariness of our daily lives. - Stephen Jay Gould 1941 to 2002 Paleontologist

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

We must reason in natural philosophy not from what we hope or even expect but from what we perceive. ~ Humphry Davy - 1778 to 1829


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