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
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
Pieter van Musschenbroek (1692–1761) Netherlands – Leyden jar pyrometer.
Mario Ramberg Capecchi (born 1937) together with Sir Martin John Evans (born 1941) and Oliver Smithies (born 1925) USA – Knockout mouse Gene targeting.
Evangelista Torricelli (1608–1647) Italy – barometer.
Theodor Svedberg (1884–1971) Sweden – Analytical ultracentrifuge.
Gyula Takátsy (1914–1980) Hungary – first Microtiter plate.
Willard Frank Libby (1908–1980) USA – radiocarbon dating.
John Heysham Gibbon (1903–1973) USA – Heart-lung machine.
Abi Bakr of Isfahan (c. 1235) Persia/Iran – mechanical geared astrolabe with lunisolar calendar.
David Strang (inv. 1890) New Zealand – first Instant coffee.
Mikhail Dolivo-Dobrovolsky (1862–1919) Poland/Russia – three-phase electric power (first 3-phase hydroelectric power plant 3-phase electrical generator 3-phase motor and 3-phase transformer).
Şerafeddin Sabuncuoğlu (1385–1468) Turkey – illustrated surgical atlas.
Hermann von Helmholtz (1821–1894) Germany – Helmholtz pitch notation Helmholtz resonator ophthalmoscope.
Lewis Latimer (1848–1928) USA – Invented the modern day light bulb.
Ivan Polzunov (1728–1766) Russia – first two-cylinder steam engine.
Pyotr Shilovsky (1871 – after 1924) Russia/United Kingdom – gyrocar.
Robert Adler (1913–2007) Austria/United States – wireless remote control (with Eugene Polley).
Miksa Deri (1854–1938) Hungary – co-inventor of an improved closed-core transformer.
Alexander Sablukov (1783–1857) Russia – centrifugal fan.
Gilles Saint-Hilaire (born 1948) Canada – Quasiturbine Qurbine.
Sergey Brin (born 1973) Russia/USA – with Larry Page invented Google web search engine.
We are storytelling animals and cannot bear to acknowledge the ordinariness of our daily lives. - Stephen Jay Gould 1941 to 2002 Paleontologist
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 Chemist
I have eaten 2/3 of 1/3 of my food ration. 7 remains. How much food did I start with? ~ Cuneiform Babylonian mathematics exercise 1900 – 1600 BC
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
We think there is color we think there is sweet we think there is bitter but in reality there are atoms and a void. ~ Democritus c. 460 – c. 370 BC
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
This most beautiful system of the sun planets and comets could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being. And if the fixed stars are the centres of other like systems these being formed by the like wise counsel must be all subject to the dominion of One; especially since the light of the fixed stars is of the same nature with the light of the sun. ~ Isaac Newton 1642 to 1727
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