How Does A Crookes Radiometer Work?

What is possible in the Cavendish Laboratory may not be too difficult in the sun. - Sir Arthur Eddington 1882 to 1944 Astronomer Physicist Mathematician

Physicists being in no way different from the rest of the population have short memories for what is inconvenient. ~ Anthony Standen 1907 – 1993


How Does A Crookes Radiometer Work?

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List of inventors!
List of inventors!

Yoshiyuki Sankai (c. 1957–) Japan – Robotic exoskeleton for motion support (medicine).

Elias Howe (1819–1867) USA – sewing machine.

Friedrich Soennecken (1848–1919) Germany – Ring binder Hole punch.

Niels Christensen (1865–1952) USA – O-ring.

Humberto Fernández Morán (1924–1999) Venezuela – Diamond scalpel Ultra microtome.

Alexei Tupolev (1925–2001) Russia – the Tupolev Tu-144 (first supersonic passenger jet).

Les Paul (1915–2009) USA – multitrack recording.

Daniel David Palmer (1845–1913) Canada – chiropractic.

Dawon Kahng (1931–1992) South Korea together with Simon Sze (1936–) Taiwan/USA – Floating-gate MOSFET.

Ross Granville Harrison (1870–1959) USA – first successful animal Tissue culture Cell culture.

Leonty Shamshurenkov (1687–1758) Russia – first self-propelling carriage (a precursor to both bicycle and automobile) projects of an original odometer and self-propelling sledge.

Alexandru Ciurcu (1854–1922) Romania – Reaction engine.

Josephine Cochrane (1839–1913) USA – dishwasher.

Igor Kurchatov (1903–1960) Russia – first nuclear power plant first nuclear reactors for submarines and surface ships.

John Hays Hammond Jr. (1888–1965) USA – radio control.

Charles K. Bliss (1897–1985) Austro-Hungary/Australia – Blissymbols.

David Brewster (1781–1868) United Kingdom – Kaleidoscope.

Cornelis Corneliszoon (1550–1607) The Netherlands – sawmill.

Alberto Santos-Dumont (1873–1932) Brazil – non-rigid airship and airplane.

Vasily Degtyaryov (1880–1949) Russia – first self-loading carbine Degtyaryov-series firearms co-developer of Fedorov Avtomat.


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Brilliant Quotes By Famous And Awesome Scientists!

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

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

The invention of logarithms came to the world as a bolt from the blue. No previous work had led up to it… It stands isolated breaking in upon human thought abruptly without borrowing from the work of other intellects or following known lines of mathematical thought. ~ John Moulton 1844 – 1921 - Mathematician

In our work we are always between Scylla and Charybdis; we may fail to abstract enough and miss important physics or we may abstract too much and end up with fictitious objects in our models turning into real monsters that devour us. ~ Murray Gell-Mann b. 1929

Archimedes’ finding that the crown was of gold was a discovery; but he invented the method of determining the density of solids. Indeed discoverers must generally be inventors; though inventors are not necessarily discoverers. - William Ramsay 1852 to 1916 Chemist

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

The uniform character of mathematics is the essence of science for mathematics is the foundation of all exact scientific knowledge. ~ David Hilbert 1862 – 1943 Mathematician


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