Shells of Cosmic Time (ft. @AstroKatie)

Physics is actually too hard for physicists. ~ David Hilbert 1862 to 1943 (Mathematician)

The chemists are a strange class of mortals impelled by an almost insane impulse to seek their pleasures amid smoke and vapor soot and flame poisons and poverty; yet among all these evils I seem to live so sweetly that may I die if I were to change places with the Persian king. ~ Johann Joachim Becher - 1635 to 1682


Shells of Cosmic Time (ft. @AstroKatie)

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List of inventors!
List of inventors!

Ivan Kulibin (1735–1818) Russia – egg-shaped clock candle searchlight elevator using screw mechanisms a self-rolling carriage featuring a flywheel brake gear box and bearing an early optical telegraph.

Gregory Goodwin Pincus (1903–1967) together with Min Chueh Chang (1908–1991) USA/China – Combined oral contraceptive pill.

Şerafeddin Sabuncuoğlu (1385–1468) Turkey – illustrated surgical atlas.

Tokushichi Mishima (1893–1975) Japan – MKM magnetic steel.

Dennis Ritchie (1941–2011) USA – C (programming language).

Christopher Polhem (1661–1751) Sweden – the modern padlock.

Mordecai Meirowitz (born c. 1925) Roumania / Israel – Mastermind (board game).

Muhammad ibn Zakarīya Rāzi (Rhazes) (865–965) Persia/Iran – distillation and extraction methods sulfuric acid and hydrochloric acid soap kerosene kerosene lamp chemotherapy sodium hydroxide.

Garrett A. Morgan (1877–1963) USA – inventor of the smoke hood.

Konstantin Konstantinov (1817 or 1819–1871) Russia – device for measuring flight speed of projectiles ballistic rocket pendulum launch pad rocket-making machine.

Alexander Smakula (1900–1983) Ukraine/Russia/USA – anti-reflective coating.

Guy Severin (1926–2008) Russia – extra-vehicular activity supporting system.

Jacques E. Brandenberger (1872–1954) Switzerland – Cellophane.

Thomas Crapper (1836–1910) UK – ballcock (toilet valve).

Akinfiy Demidov (1678–1745) Russia – co-developer of rebar cast iron dome lightning rod (all found in the Leaning Tower of Nevyansk).

Dmitry Lachinov (1842–1902) Russia – mercury pump economizer for electricity consumption electrical insulation tester optical dynamometer photometer elecrolyser.

Henri Giffard (1825–1882) France – powered airship injector.

Gyula Takátsy (1914–1980) Hungary – first Microtiter plate.

Boris Rosing (1869–1933) Russia – CRT television (first television system using CRT on the receiving side).

John Landis Mason (1826–1902) USA – Mason jars.


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Brilliant Quotes By Famous And Awesome Scientists!

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

Before the Copernican revolution it was natural to suppose that God’s purposes were specifically concerned with the earth but now this has become an unplausible hypothesis. If it is the purpose of the Cosmos to evolve mind we must regard it as rather incompetent in having produced so little in such a long time. ~ Bertrand Russell 1872 – 1970 - Mathematician and Philosopher

Falsity in intellectual action is intellectual immorality. - Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin 1843 to 1928 Geologist

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

Physics is actually too hard for physicists. ~ David Hilbert 1862 to 1943 (Mathematician)

It is strange that only extraordinary men make the discoveries which later appear so easy and simple. - Georg C. Lichtenberg 1742 to 1799 Physicist

Simple laws can very well describe complex structures. The miracle is not the complexity of our world but the simplicity of the equations describing that complexity. ~ Sander Bais b. 1945 - Theoretical Physicist


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