A fact acquires its true and full value only through the idea which is developed from it. ~ Justus von Liebig - 1803 to 1873
Primates are visual animals above all and anatomical work in particular is as much pictorial as verbal. ~ Stephen Jay Gould 1941 to 2002 - Paleontologist
George Washington Carver (c. 1864 – 1943) USA – agriculture.
Franz Joseph Emil Fischer (1877–1947) together with Hans Schrader (1921–2012) Germany – Fischer assay (oil yield test).
Sergei Lebedev (1874–1934) Russia – commercially viable synthetic rubber.
Jozef Karol Hell (1713–1789) Slovakia – the water pillar.
Alexander Bereznyak (1912–1974) Russia – first rocket-powered fighter aircraft BI-1 (together with Isaev).
Vladimir Bekhterev (1857–1927) Russia – Bekhterev's Mixture.
Charles Wheatstone (1802–1875) UK – a.o. concertina stereoscope microphone Playfair cipher pseudoscope dynamo.
Hermann Anschütz-Kaempfe (1872–1931) Germany – Gyrocompass.
Joseph-Armand Bombardier (1907–1964) Canada – snowmobile.
Frank Marugg (inv. 1944) USA – Wheel clamp.
Norm Larsen (1923–1970) USA – a.o. WD-40.
Georgy Beriev (1903–1979) Georgia/Russia – Be-series amphibious aircraft.
Temple Grandin (born 1945) Inventor of the squeeze machine and humane abattoirs..
Daniel Axelrod (inv. 1980) USA – Total internal reflection fluorescence microscope.
Fathullah Shirazi (c. 1582) Mughal India – early volley gun.
Kotaro Honda (1870–1954) Japan – KS steel.
Harold D. Kraft (c. 1960) together with Jack A. Kraft (c. 1960) USA – Vortex mixer.
William Justin Kroll (1889–1973) Luxemburg/USA – Kroll process.
Henri Giffard (1825–1882) France – powered airship injector.
Herman Frasch (1851–1914) Germany / USA – Frasch process (petrochemistry) Paraffin wax purification.
I saw that people trying to synthesize gold and silver were working in ignorance and by false methods; I then perceived that they belonged to two classes the dupers and the duped. I pitied both of them. ~ Geber c. 712 – c. 815 AD
I am not insensible of the advantage which accrues to Applied Mathematics from the co-operation of the Pure Mathematician and this co-operation is not infrequently called forth by the very imperfections of writers on Applied Mathematics. ~ Ronald Fisher 1890 – 1962 - Mathematician Statistician Evolutionary Biologist
Time is the best appraiser of scientific work and I am aware that an industrial discovery rarely produces all its fruit in the hands of its first inventor. ~ Louis Pasteur - 1822 to 1895
Pure mathematics exist by themselves; no will produces them no power can limit them. They are eternal laws that no man can infringe and from which it is impossible to escape. ~ S. Sandaram Iyer 1883 - Philosopher
Chemistry is necessarily an experimental science: its conclusions are drawn from data and its principles supported by evidence from facts. ~ Michael Faraday - 1791 to 1867
The condition of matter I have dignified by the term Electronic THE ELECTRONIC STATE. What do you think of that? Am I not a bold man ignorant as I am to coin words? ~ Michael Faraday 1791 – 1867
Although Nature needs thousands or millions of years to create a new species man needs only a few dozen years to destroy one. - Victor Scheffer 1906 to 2011 Biologist
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