I believe that thirty million of these animalcules together would not take up as much room or be as big as a coarse grain of sand. ~ Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 1632 to 1723 - Biologist
We are storytelling animals and cannot bear to acknowledge the ordinariness of our daily lives. - Stephen Jay Gould 1941 to 2002 Paleontologist
John Barber (1734–1801) UK – gas turbine.
Maurice Hilleman (1919–2005) – vaccines against childhood diseases.
Emile Berliner (1851–1929) Germany and USA – the disc record gramophone.
Julius Fromm (1883–1945) Germany – first seamless Condom.
Louis Braille (1809–1852) France – Braille writing system Braille musical notation.
Gerolamo Cardano (1501–1576) Italy – a.o. Cardan grille (cryptography).
Myra Juliet Farrell (1878–1957) Australia – stitchless button Press stud.
Boris Rosing (1869–1933) Russia – CRT television (first television system using CRT on the receiving side).
Igor Sikorsky (1889–1972) Russia/USA – first four-engine fixed-wing aircraft (Russky Vityaz) first airliner and purpose-designed bomber (Ilya Muromets) modern helicopter Sikorsky-series helicopters.
Franc Trkman (1903–1978) Slovenia – electrical switches accessories for opening windows.
Bob Kahn (born 1938) together with Vint Cerf (1943–) USA – Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).
Boris Grabovsky (1901–1966) Russia – cathode commutator an early electronic TV pickup tube.
Vladimir Syromyatnikov (1933–2006) Russia – Androgynous Peripheral Attach System and other spacecraft docking mechanisms.
Charles Babbage (1791–1871) UK – analytical engine (semi-automatic).
James Watt (1736–1819) Scotland – improved Steam engine.
Rowland Hill (1795–1879) UK – postage stamp.
Cornelius Drebbel (1572–1633) The Netherlands – first navigable submarine.
William Lee (1563–1614) UK – Stocking frame knitting machine.
Ray Dolby (1933–2013) USA – Dolby noise-reduction system.
Willard Frank Libby (1908–1980) USA – radiocarbon dating.
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
Pure mathematics exist by themselves; no will produces them no power can limit them. They are eternal laws that no man can infringe and from which it is impossible to escape. ~ S. Sandaram Iyer 1883 - Philosopher
Still I had a lurking question. Would it not be better if one could really ‘see’ whether molecules as complicated as the sterols or strychnine were just as experiment suggested? ~ Dorothy Hodgkin - 1910 to 1984
The time however has arrived when biology must like the other sciences make a fresh start in a purely speculative direction free from all entanglement with medical or any other art. ~ Auguste Compte 1798 to 1857 - Philosopher of Science
Geometry inasmuch as it is concerned with real space is no longer considered a part of pure mathematics; like mechanics and physics it belongs among the applications of mathematics. ~ Hermann Weyl 1885 to 1955 - Mathematician and Theoretical Physicist
The invention of logarithms came to the world as a bolt from the blue. No previous work had led up to it… It stands isolated breaking in upon human thought abruptly without borrowing from the work of other intellects or following known lines of mathematical thought. ~ John Moulton 1844 – 1921 - Mathematician
Mathematics is the language in which the gods speak to people. ~ Plato c. 427 BC – c. 347 BC - Mathematician and Philosopher
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