A detective with his murder mystery a chemist seeking the structure of a new compound use little of the formal and logical modes of reasoning. Through a series of intuitions surmises fancies they stumble upon the right explanation and have a knack of seizing it when it once comes within reach. ~ Gilbert Lewis 1875 – 1946
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
Zénobe Gramme (1826–1901) Belgium/France – Gramme dynamo.
Nikolay Popov (1931–2008) Russia – first fully gas turbine main battle tank (T-80).
Matthew Piers Watt Boulton (1820–1894) UK – aileron.
Virginia Apgar (1909–1974) USA – Apgar score (for newborn babies).
Stanislav Brebera (1925–2012) Czech Republic – Semtex explosive.
Nikolay Slavyanov (1854–1897) Russia – shielded metal arc welding.
Steve Kirsch (born 1956) USA – Optical mouse.
John Bardeen (1908–1991) USA – co-inventor of the transistor.
Igor Tamm (1895–1971) Russia – co-developer of tokamak.
Sergey Korolyov (1907–1966) Ukraine/Russia – first successful intercontinental ballistic missile (R-7 Semyorka) R-7 rocket family Sputniks (including the first Earth-orbiting artificial satellite) Vostok program (including the first human spaceflight).
Nikolai Lebedenko Russia – Tsar Tank the largest armored vehicle in history.
Stephen Perry UK (fl. 19th century) – rubber band.
Mutsuo Sugiura (1918–1986) China – Esophagogastroduodenoscope.
Simon Sze (born 1936) Taiwan/USA together with Dawon Kahng (1931–1992) South Korea – Floating-gate MOSFET.
John Moses Browning (1855–1926) USA – Semi-automatic pistol.
Garrett A. Morgan (1877–1963) USA – inventor of the smoke hood.
Vladimir Fyodorov (1874–1966) Russia – Fedorov Avtomat (first self-loading battle rifle arguably the first assault rifle).
Frank Whittle (1907–1996) UK – co-inventor of the jet engine.
Min Chueh Chang (1908–1991) together with Gregory Goodwin Pincus (1903–1967) USA/China – Combined oral contraceptive pill.
Jules Montenier (1895–1962) USA – modern anti-perspirant deodorant.
It is a platitude that pure mathematics can have unexpected consequences and affect even daily life. ~ J.E. Littlewood 1885 – 1977 - Mathematician
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 Astronomer Mathematician
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
The legend that every cipher is breakable is of course absurd though still widespread among people who should know better. ~ J.E. Littlewood 1885 – 1977 - Mathematician
Why the dinosaurs died out is not known but it is supposed to be because they had minute brains and devoted themselves to the growth of weapons of offense in the shape of numerous horns. ~ Bertrand Russell 1872 – 1970 - Mathematician and Philosopher
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
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
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