Shells of Cosmic Time (ft. @AstroKatie)

It does not help that some politicians and journalists assume the public is interested only in those aspects of science that promise immediate practical applications to technology or medicine. - Steven Weinberg 1933 to present Theoretical Physicist

Dr. Ikemoto repeatedly told me that we should not perform research that simply reproduced somebody else’s results. Rather we should do something unique and new. ~ Shinya Yamanaka 1962 to Present - Stem Cell Biologist


Shells of Cosmic Time (ft. @AstroKatie)

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List of inventors!
List of inventors!

Harry Houdini (1874-1926) USA Flight Time Illusion.

Ugo Cerletti (1877–1963) together with Lucio Bini (1908–1964) Italy – Electroconvulsive therapy.

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

J. Stuart Blackton (1875–1941) USA – stop-motion film.

Carl Linnaeus (1707–1778) Sweden – formal Binomial nomenclature for living organisms Horologium Florae.

Herman Hollerith (1860–1929) USA – recording data on a machine readable medium tabulator punched cards.

Tracy Hall (1919–2008) USA – synthetic diamond.

Aleksandr Loran (1849 – after 1911) Russia – fire fighting foam foam extinguisher.

Robert Bunsen (1811–1899) Germany – Bunsen burner.

Arthur Fry (born 1931) USA – Post-it note.

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

Ali Kashmiri ibn Luqman (fl.1589–1590) Mughal India – seamless globe and celestial globe.

Philip M. Parker (born 1960) USA – computer automated book authoring.

Katharine B. Blodgett (1898–1979) UK – nonreflective glass.

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

Tom Knight (? - ) USA - BioBricks (synthetic biology).

Wallace H. Coulter (1913–1998) USA – Coulter counter (cell biology).

Kalman Tihanyi (1897–1947) Hungary – co-inventor of cathode ray tube and iconoscope.

George Crum (1822–1914) USA – potato chips[4].

Joseph Henry (1797–1878) Scotland/USA – electromagnetic relay.


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Brilliant Quotes By Famous And Awesome Scientists!

Pierre Curie voluntarily exposed his arm to the action of radium for several hours. This resulted in damage resembling a burn that developed progressively and required several months to heal. Henri Becquerel had by accident a similar burn as a result of carrying in his vest pocket a glass tube containing radium salt. He came to tell us of this evil effect of radium exclaiming in a manner at once delighted and annoyed: “I love it but I owe it a grudge.” ~ Marie Curie 1867 to 1934

Everything that human beings or living animals do is done by protein molecules. And therefore the kind of proteins that one has and therefore the ability one has is determined by the genes that one has. ~ Har Gobind Khorana 1922 – 2011 - Molecular Biologist

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

Although Nature needs thousands or millions of years to create a new species man needs only a few dozen years to destroy one. - Victor Scheffer 1906 to 2011 Biologist

All increasing or dominant species (and it is from these that new species arise) vary considerably in all their parts organs and faculties in every generation. ~ Alfred Russel Wallace 1823 to 1913 - Zoologist Evolutionary Biologist

Our thoughts visions and fantasies have a physical reality. A thought is made of hundreds of electrochemical impulses. ~ Carl Sagan 1934 to 1996 Astrobiologist Planetary Scientist

Experimental science hardly ever affords us more than approximations to the truth; and whenever many agents are concerned we are in great danger of being mistaken. ~ Humphry Davy - 1778 to 1829


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