Did the genome of our cave-dwelling predecessors contain a set or sets of genes which enable modern man to compose music of infinite complexity and write novels with profound meaning? …It looks as though the early Homo was already provided with the intellectual potential which was in great excess of what was needed to cope with the environment of his time.” - Susumu Ohno 1928 to 2000 Geneticist
This most beautiful system of the sun planets and comets could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being. And if the fixed stars are the centres of other like systems these being formed by the like wise counsel must be all subject to the dominion of One; especially since the light of the fixed stars is of the same nature with the light of the sun. ~ Isaac Newton 1642 to 1727
Theodor Svedberg (1884–1971) Sweden – Analytical ultracentrifuge.
Alexander Morozov (1904–1979) Russia – T-54/55 (the most produced tank in history) co-developer of T-34.
Hiram Maxim (1840–1916) USA born UK – First self-powered machine gun.
Roger Bacon (1214–1292) UK – magnifying glass.
Charles K. Bliss (1897–1985) Austro-Hungary/Australia – Blissymbols.
Julius Fromm (1883–1945) Germany – first seamless Condom.
Samuel W. Alderson (1914–2005) USA – Crash test dummy.
Émile Baudot (1845-1903) France - Baudot code.
Salih Tahtawi (fl.1659–1660) Mughal India – seamless globe and celestial globe.
Giovanni Battista Amici (1786–1863) Italy – Dipleidoscope Amici prism.
Temple Grandin (born 1945) Inventor of the squeeze machine and humane abattoirs..
Hyman George Rickover (1900–1986) USA – Nuclear submarine.
Wallace H. Coulter (1913–1998) USA – Coulter counter (cell biology).
William H. Dobelle (1943–2004) United States – first functioning artificial eye.
Nick Sheridon (1928–1962) USA – Electronic paper.
Julio Palmaz (born 1945) Argentina – balloon-expandable stent.
Pieter van Musschenbroek (1692–1761) Netherlands – Leyden jar pyrometer.
Yves Klein (1928–1962) France – International Klein Blue.
Vladimir Simonov (born 1935) Russia – APS Underwater Assault Rifle SPP-1 underwater pistol.
Jean Bernard Léon Foucault (1819–1868) France – Foucault pendulum gyroscope eddy current.
When you hear a physicist invoke the uncertainty principle keep a hand on your wallet. ~ David Griffiths b. 1942
A fact acquires its true and full value only through the idea which is developed from it. - Justus von Liebig 1803 to 1873 Chemist
Physicists being in no way different from the rest of the population have short memories for what is inconvenient. ~ Anthony Standen 1907 – 1993
I am busy just now again on electro-magnetism and I think I may have got hold of a good thing. ~ Michael Faraday 1791 – 1867
Progress is made by trial and failure; the failures are generally a hundred times more numerous than the successes ; yet they are usually left unchronicled. - William Ramsay 1852 to 1916 Chemist
We think there is color we think there is sweet we think there is bitter but in reality there are atoms and a void. ~ Democritus c. 460 – c. 370 BC
If your experiment needs statistics you ought to have done a better experiment. - Ernest Rutherford 1871 to 1937 Physicist
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