How Do Marine Mammals Hold Their Breath For So Long?

The literary convention that numbers less than 10 should be given in words is often highly unsuitable in mathematics… The excessive use of the word forms is regrettably spreading at the present time. ~ J.E. Littlewood 1885 – 1977 - Mathematician

Trial by combat of wits in disputations has no attraction for the seeker after truth; to him the appeal to experiment is the last and only test of the merit of an opinion conjecture or hypotheses. ~ Joseph Mellor - 1869 to 1938


How Do Marine Mammals Hold Their Breath For So Long?

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List of inventors!
List of inventors!

Samuel Morse (1791–1872) USA – telegraph early Morse code see also Morse Code controversy.

Leo Baekeland (1863–1944) Belgian–American – Velox photographic paper and Bakelite.

Ruth Handler (1916–2002) USA – Barbie doll.

Hovannes Adamian (1879–1932) Armenia/Russia – tricolor principle of the color television.

Elijah McCoy (1843–1929) Canada – Displacement lubricator.

William Robert Grove (1811–1896) Wales – fuel cell.

Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686–1736) The Netherlands – Fahrenheit temperature scale Mercury-in-glass thermometer.

Boris Mamyrin (1919–2007) Russia – reflectron (ion mirror).

William Morrison (dentist) (1860–1926) USA – a.o. Cotton candy machine.

Semyon Lavochkin (1900–1960) Russia – La-series aircraft first operational surface-to-air missile S-25 Berkut.

Auguste and Louis Lumière (1862–1954 and 1864–1948 resp.) France – Cinématographe.

Mark Serrurier (1904–1988) USA – Serrurier truss for Optical telescopes.

Alfred William Gallagher (1911–1990) New Zealand – Electric fence for farmers.

Heinrich Hertz (1857–1894) Germany – radio telegraphy electromagnetic radiation.

Elihu Thomson (1853–1937) UK USA – Prolific inventor Arc lamp and many others.

Petro Prokopovych (1775–1850) Ukraine/Russia – early beehive frame queen excluder and other beekeeping novelties.

Ralph H. Baer (1922-December 6 2014) German born American – video game console.

Vladimir Chelomey (1914–1984) Russia – first space station (Salyut) Proton rocket (the most used heavy lift launch system).

Richard Hall Gower (1768–1833) UK – ship's hull and rigging.

Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot (1725–1804) France – first steam-powered road vehicle.


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Brilliant Quotes By Famous And Awesome Scientists!

The time however has arrived when biology must like the other sciences make a fresh start in a purely speculative direction free from all entanglement with medical or any other art. ~ Auguste Compte 1798 to 1857 - Philosopher of Science

The physical chemists never use their eyes and are most lamentably lacking in chemical culture. It is essential to cast out from our midst root and branch this physical element and return to our laboratories. ~ Henry Edward Armstrong 1848 to 1937

It does not help that some politicians and journalists assume the public is interested only in those aspects of science that promise immediate practical applications to technology or medicine. - Steven Weinberg 1933 to present Theoretical Physicist

Trial by combat of wits in disputations has no attraction for the seeker after truth; to him the appeal to experiment is the last and only test of the merit of an opinion conjecture or hypotheses. ~ Joseph Mellor - 1869 to 1938

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

There is no law except the law that there is no law. - John Archibald Wheeler 1911 to 2008 Theoretical Physicist

No two electrons in the same state? That is why atoms are so unnecessarily big and why metal and stone are so bulky. (Explaining that atoms are as large as they are because of Wolfgang Pauli’s Principle.) ~ Paul Ehrenfest 1880 – 1933


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