Mendeleev’s Periodic Table

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Understanding the history of matter and searching for its most interesting forms such as galaxies stars planets and life seems a suitable use for our intelligence. - Robert Kirshner 1949 to present Astronomer

Mendeleev's Periodic Table

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

Andrew Kay (born 1919) USA – Digital voltmeter.

Jozef Murgas (1864–1929) Slovakia – inventor of the wireless telegraph (forerunner of the radio).

Salvino D'Armate (1258–1312) Italy – credited for inventing eyeglasses in 1284.

Ignazio Porro (1801–1875) Italy – Porro prism Strip camera.

Mikhail Pomortsev (1851–1916) Russia – nephoscope.

Henry Heimlich (born 1920) USA – Heimlich maneuver.

Victor Makeev (1924–1985) Russia – first submarine-launched ballistic missile.

Seth Boyden (1788–1870) USA – nail-making machine.

Aleksandr Stoletov (1839–1896) Russia – first solar cell based on the outer photoelectric effect.

Alexei Krylov (1863–1945) Russia – gyroscopic damping of ships.

Salih Tahtawi (fl.1659–1660) Mughal India – seamless globe and celestial globe.

Chester Carlson (1906–1968) USA – Xerography.

Marion O'Brien Donovan (1917–1998) USA – Waterproof diaper.

Ephraim Hertzano (around 1950) Roumania / Israel – Rummikub.

Ulugh Beg (1394–1449) Persia/Iran – Fakhri sextant mural sextant.

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

Charles Algernon Parsons (1854–1931) British – steam turbine.

Dmitri Mendeleev (1834–1907) Russia – Periodic table pycnometer pyrocollodion.

Al-Kindi (Alkindus) (801–873) Iraq/Yemen – ethanol pure distilled alcohol cryptanalysis frequency analysis.

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Brilliant Quotes By Famous And Awesome Scientists!

Physics is littered with the corpses of dead unified field theories. ~ Freeman Dyson b. 1923

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

Benjamin Franklin performed a beautiful experiment using surfactants; on a pond at Clapham Common he poured a small amount of oleic acid a natural surfactant which tends to form a dense film at the water-air interface. He measured the volume required to cover all the pond. Knowing the area he then knew the height of the film something like three nanometers in our current units. ~ Pierre-Gilles de Gennes 1932 to 2007

We must reason in natural philosophy not from what we hope or even expect but from what we perceive. ~ Humphry Davy - 1778 to 1829

There may be babblers wholly ignorant of mathematics who dare to condemn my hypothesis upon the authority of some part of the Bible twisted to suit their purpose. I value them not and scorn their unfounded judgment. ~ Nicolaus Copernicus 1473 – 1543 Mathematician and Astronomer

The development of biology is going to destroy to some extent our traditional grounds for ethical belief and it is not easy to see what to put in their place. ~ Francis Crick 1916 – 2004 Molecular Biologist

Surely it is not knowledge but learning; not owning but earning; not being there but getting there; that gives us the greatest pleasure. ~ Carl Friedrich Gauss 1777 – 1855 - Mathematician and Physicist

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