How Tall Can Mountains Get?

Nothing can be more certain than this: that we are just beginning to learn something of the wonders of the world on which we live and move and have our being. ~ William Ramsay - 1852 to 1916

Mathematics is the language in which the gods speak to people. ~ Plato c. 427 BC – c. 347 BC - Mathematician and Philosopher


How Tall Can Mountains Get?

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List of inventors!
List of inventors!

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

Alexey Dushkin (1904–1977) Russia – deep column station.

Ernest Orlando Lawrence (1901–1958) USA – Cyclotron.

C. W. Fuller (inv. 1953) USA – Gilhoolie.

Bhargav Sri Prakash (born 1977) India/USA - Learnification platform at FriendsLearn Virtual Reality System electromagnetic collision avoidance system OBD based in-vehicle powertrain performance measurement rate based driver controls for drive by wire systems.

Mikhail Tsvet (1872–1919) Russia – chromatography (specifically adsorption chromatography the first chromatography method).

Alexander Mikulin (1895–1985) Russia – Mikulin AM-34 and other Soviet aircraft engines co-developer of the Tsar Tank.

Zang-Hee Cho (born 1936) South Korea – co-inventor of Positron emission tomography and PET-MRI.

Kenyon Taylor (inv. 1961) USA – Flip-disc display.

Justus von Liebig (1803–1873) Germany – nitrogen-based fertilizer.

Norman Wilkinson (1878–1971) UK – Dazzle camouflage.

James Homer Wright (1869–1928) USA – Wright's stain (histology).

Alexander Lodygin (1847–1923) Russia – electrical filament incandescent light bulb with tungsten filament.

Granville Woods (1856–1910) USA – the Synchronous Multiplex Railway Telegraph.

Lasse Hessel (born 1940) Denmark – Female condom.

Jimmy Wales (born 1966) together with Larry Sanger (1968–) USA – Wikipedia.

Ernest Beaux (1881–1961) Russia/France – Chanel No. 5.

Aldred Scott Warthin (1866–1931) together with Allen Chronister Starry (1890–1973) USA – Warthin–Starry stain (histology).

Artur Fischer (born 1919) Germany – fasteners including fischertechnik..

Alexander Kemurdzhian (1921–2003) Russia – first space exploration rover (Lunokhod).


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Brilliant Quotes By Famous And Awesome Scientists!

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

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

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

God created two acts of folly. First He created the Universe in a Big Bang. Second He was negligent enough to leave behind evidence for this act in the form of microwave radiation. - Paul Erdős 1913 to 1996 Mathematician

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

When you hear a physicist invoke the uncertainty principle keep a hand on your wallet. ~ David Griffiths b. 1942

By ‘life ’ we mean a thing that can nourish itself and grow and decay. ~ Aristotle 384 BC to 322 BC - Scientist Philosopher


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