King Cobra Mania – Science on the Web #107

I accept no principles of physics which are not also accepted in mathematics. ~ René Descartes 1596 to 1650

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


King Cobra Mania - Science on the Web #107

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List of inventors!
List of inventors!

Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi (Abulcasis) (936–1013) Islamic Spain – catgut surgical suture various surgical instruments and dental devices.

Fedor Tokarev (1871–1968) Russia – TT-33 semiautomatic handgun and SVT-40 self-loading rifle.

Almon Strowger (1839–1902) USA – automatic telephone exchange.

Artem Mikoyan (1905–1970) Armenia/Russia – MiG-series fighter aircraft including world's most produced jet aircraft MiG-15 and most produced supersonic aircraft MiG-21 (together with Mikhail Gurevich).

Otto von Guericke (1602–1686) Germany – vacuum pump manometer dasymeter.

Coenraad Johannes van Houten (1801–1887) Netherlands – cocoa powder cacao butter chocolate milk.

Al-Ma'mun (786–833) Iraq – singing bird automata terrestrial globe.

Chester Carlson (1906–1968) USA – Xerography.

Octave Chanute (1832–1910) US – Civil Engineer.

Vint Cerf (born 1943) together with Bob Kahn (1938–) USA – Internet Protocol (IP).

Fathullah Shirazi (c. 1582) Mughal India – early volley gun.

Joseph Plateau (1801–1883) Belgium – phenakistiscope (stroboscope).

Pavel Cherenkov (1904–1990) Russia – Cherenkov detector.

Andrei Tupolev (1888–1972) Russia – turboprop powered long-range airliner (Tupolev Tu-114) turboprop strategic bomber (Tupolev Tu-95).

Mikhail Britnev (1822–1889) Russia – first metal-hull icebreaker (Pilot).

George Westinghouse (1846–1914) USA – Air brake (rail).

Henry Perky (1843–1906) USA – shredded wheat.

Ernst Ruska (1906–1988) Germany – electron microscope.

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.

Emil Strub (1858–1909) Switzerland – Strub rack railway system.


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Brilliant Quotes By Famous And Awesome Scientists!

Every aspect of the world today – even politics and international relations – is affected by chemistry. ~ Linus Pauling - 1901 to 1994

Physics is very muddled again at the moment; it is much too hard for me anyway and I wish I were a movie comedian or something like that and had never heard anything about physics! ~ Wolfgang Pauli 1900 – 1958

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

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

Primates are visual animals above all and anatomical work in particular is as much pictorial as verbal. ~ Stephen Jay Gould 1941 to 2002 - Paleontologist

What exactly is mathematics? Many have tried but nobody has really succeeded in defining mathematics; it is always something else. Roughly speaking people know that it deals with numbers figures with relations operations and that its formal procedures involving axioms proofs lemmas theorems have not changed since the time of Archimedes. ~ Stan Ulam 1909 – 1984 - Mathematician

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


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How the brilliant Canadian munitions engineer, Dr. Gerald Bull, agreed to build a super-gun for Saddam Hussein in 1988, when the U.S. cut his funding for the experiment, and how it attracted the attention of several intelligence agencies.


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