How Does A Crookes Radiometer Work?

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

On the principle of successive variations not always supervening at an early age and being inherited at a corresponding not early period of life we can clearly see why the embryos of mammals birds reptiles and fishes should be so closely alike and should be so unlike the adult forms. ~ Charles Darwin 1809 to 1882 - Naturalist Evolutionary Biologist


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Aleksandr Dianin (1851–1918) Russia – Bisphenol A Dianin's compound.

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

Ugo Cerletti (1877–1963) together with Lucio Bini (1908–1964) Italy – Electroconvulsive therapy.

Miller Reese Hutchison (1876–1944) USA – a.o. Klaxon electric hearing aid.

Earl W. Bascom (1906–1995) Canada/USA – side-delivery rodeo chute hornless rodeo saddle rodeo bareback rigging rodeo chaps.

Edwin Beard Budding (1795–1846) UK – lawnmower.

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

Floyd Paxton (1918–1975) USA – a.o. Bread clip.

John Bardeen (1908–1991) USA – co-inventor of the transistor.

Nikolay Slavyanov (1854–1897) Russia – shielded metal arc welding.

Boris Grabovsky (1901–1966) Russia – cathode commutator an early electronic TV pickup tube.

Richard T. Whitcomb (1921–2009) USA – Supercritical airfoil Winglet.

Archimedes (c. 287–212 BC) Greece – Archimedes' screw.

David Gestetner (1854–1939) Austria-Hungary / UK – a.o. Gestetner copier.

George William Manby (1765–1854) UK – Fire extinguisher.

Sergey Malyutin (1859–1937) Russia – designed the first matryoshka doll (together with Vasily Zvyozdochkin).

Christiaan Huygens (1629–1695) Netherlands – pendulum clock.

Philip M. Parker (born 1960) USA – computer automated book authoring.

Waldemar Haffkine (1860–1930) Russia/Switzerland – first anti-cholera and anti-plague vaccines.

Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (1632–1723) The Netherlands – development of the microscope.


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Brilliant Quotes By Famous And Awesome Scientists!

Before the Copernican revolution it was natural to suppose that God’s purposes were specifically concerned with the earth but now this has become an unplausible hypothesis. If it is the purpose of the Cosmos to evolve mind we must regard it as rather incompetent in having produced so little in such a long time. ~ Bertrand Russell 1872 – 1970 - Mathematician and Philosopher

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

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

It is a platitude that pure mathematics can have unexpected consequences and affect even daily life. ~ J.E. Littlewood 1885 – 1977 - Mathematician

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

I believe there are 15 747 724 136 275 002 577 605 653 961 181 555 468 044 717 914 527 116 709 366 231 425 076 185 631 031 296 protons in the universe and the same number of electrons. - Sir Arthur Eddington 1882 to 1944 Astronomer Physicist Mathematician

This is an era of specialists each of whom sees his own problem and is unaware of or intolerant of the larger frame into which it fits. ~ Rachel Carson 1907 to 1964 - Marine Biologist


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