The chemists are a strange class of mortals impelled by an almost insane impulse to seek their pleasures amid smoke and vapor soot and flame poisons and poverty; yet among all these evils I seem to live so sweetly that may I die if I were to change places with the Persian king. ~ Johann Joachim Becher - 1635 to 1682
If your experiment needs statistics you ought to have done a better experiment. - Ernest Rutherford 1871 to 1937 Physicist
Isaac Singer (1811–1875) USA – sewing machine.
Charles Mantoux (1877–1947) France – Mantoux test (tuberculosis).
Carl Roman Abt (1850–1933) Switzerland – Abt rack railway system.
Miller Reese Hutchison (1876–1944) USA – a.o. Klaxon electric hearing aid.
Augustin-Jean Fresnel (1788–1827) France – Fresnel lens.
John Harington (1561–1612) UK – the flush toilet.
Gene Dolgoff (inv. c. 1985) USA – LCD projector.
Alfred P. Southwick (1826 – 1898) USA - Electric chair.
Zénobe Gramme (1826–1901) Belgium/France – Gramme dynamo.
Antoine Louis (1723–1792) France – Guillotine.
Mikhail Pomortsev (1851–1916) Russia – nephoscope.
Laszlo Biro (1899–1985) Hungary – modern ballpoint pen.
Margaret E. Knight (1838–1914) USA – machine that completely constructs box-bottom brown paper bags.
Léon Theremin (1896–1993) Russia – theremin interlace burglar alarm terpsitone Rhythmicon (first drum machine) The Thing (listening device).
Ward Christensen (inv. 1978–) USA – Bulletin board system.
Ruth R. Benerito (1916–2013) USA – a.o. Permanent press (no-iron clothing).
Sir Henry Cole (1808–1882) UK – Christmas card.
Ivan Fyodorov (c. 1510–1583) Russia/Poland–Lithuania – invented multibarreled mortar introduced printing in Russia.
John Howard Kyan (1774–1850) Ireland – The process of Kyanization used for wood preservation.
Konstantin Khrenov (1894–1984) Russia – underwater welding.
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
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
Mathematics is the language in which the gods speak to people. ~ Plato c. 427 BC – c. 347 BC - Mathematician and Philosopher
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
Find the number such that if the whole of it is added to one-seventh of it the result will be nineteen. ~ The Ahmes Papyrus Ancient Egyptian mathematics problem from c. 2200 BC
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
I think it would be quite wrong to suggest that my colleagues have rejected me or that I reject them. Quite the reverse. It’s only a small vociferous group – mainly biologists I’m sorry to say – that go beyond ordinary scientific criticism and start becoming personal. ~ James Lovelock 1919 – present - Gaia Theorist Inventor Scientific Polymath
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