SPF Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means

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

There are many ways of knocking electrons out of atoms. The simplest is to rub two surfaces together. ~ Fred Hoyle 1915 to 2001

SPF Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means

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List of inventors!
List of inventors!

Heinrich Rohrer (1933–2013) together with Gerd Binnig (1947–) Switzerland/Germany – Scanning tunneling microscope.

Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier (1754–1785) France – Rozière balloon.

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

Virginia Apgar (1909–1974) USA – Apgar score (for newborn babies).

Roger Y. Tsien (born 1952) together with Osamu Shimomura (1928–) and Martin Chalfie (born 1947) USA – Discovery and development of Green fluorescent protein.

Norman Holter (1914–1983) USA – Holter monitor.

Joseph Constantine Carpue (1764–1846) France – rhinoplastic surgery.

Semen Korsakov (1787–1853) Russia – punched card for information storage.

Robert W. Gore (born 1937) United States – Gore-Tex.

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

John Heysham Gibbon (1903–1973) USA – Heart-lung machine.

Daniel Axelrod (inv. 1980) USA – Total internal reflection fluorescence microscope.

Gottlob Widmann (inv. c. 1954) Germany – Electrical drip coffee maker.

Mutsuo Sugiura (1918–1986) China – Esophagogastroduodenoscope.

Mary Anderson (1866–1953) United States – windshield wiper blade.

George Pullman (1831–1897) USA – Pullman sleep wagon.

Taqi al-Din Muhammad ibn Ma'ruf (1526–1585) Syria/Egypt/Turkey – steam turbine six-cylinder 'Monobloc' suction pump framed sextant.

Charles Xavier Thomas de Colmar (1785–1870) France – Arithmometer.

John Moses Browning (1855–1926) USA – Semi-automatic pistol.

Ronald Price Hickman (1932–2011) USA - designed the original Lotus Elan the Lotus Elan +2 and the Lotus Europa as well as the Black & Decker Workmate.

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Brilliant Quotes By Famous And Awesome Scientists!

A detective with his murder mystery a chemist seeking the structure of a new compound use little of the formal and logical modes of reasoning. Through a series of intuitions surmises fancies they stumble upon the right explanation and have a knack of seizing it when it once comes within reach. ~ Gilbert Lewis 1875 – 1946

I am not insensible of the advantage which accrues to Applied Mathematics from the co-operation of the Pure Mathematician and this co-operation is not infrequently called forth by the very imperfections of writers on Applied Mathematics. ~ Ronald Fisher 1890 – 1962 - Mathematician Statistician Evolutionary Biologist

If your experiment needs statistics you ought to have done a better experiment. - Ernest Rutherford 1871 to 1937 Physicist

Archimedes’ finding that the crown was of gold was a discovery; but he invented the method of determining the density of solids. Indeed discoverers must generally be inventors; though inventors are not necessarily discoverers. - William Ramsay 1852 to 1916 Chemist

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

When you hear a physicist invoke the uncertainty principle keep a hand on your wallet. ~ David Griffiths b. 1942

Trial by combat of wits in disputations has no attraction for the seeker after truth; to him the appeal to experiment is the last and only test of the merit of an opinion conjecture or hypotheses. ~ Joseph Mellor - 1869 to 1938

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