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
Rostislav Alexeyev (1916–1980) Russia – ekranoplan.
Al-Kindi (Alkindus) (801–873) Iraq/Yemen – ethanol pure distilled alcohol cryptanalysis frequency analysis.
Sergei Lebedev (1874–1934) Russia – commercially viable synthetic rubber.
Francis Beaufort (1774–1857) Ireland/UK – Beaufort scale Beaufort cipher.
Norman Joseph Woodland (1921–2012) together with Bernard Silver (1924–1963) USA – Barcode.
Vladimir Barmin (1909–1993) Russia – first rocket launch complex (spaceport).
Reginald Fessenden (1866–1932) Canada – two-way radio.
Cai Lun 蔡倫 (50–121 AD) China – paper.
Alexander Kemurdzhian (1921–2003) Russia – first space exploration rover (Lunokhod).
Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790) USA – the pointed lightning rod conductor bifocal glasses the Franklin stove the glass harmonica.
Edmund Davy (1785–1857) Ireland – acetylene.
Charles Wheatstone (1802–1875) UK – a.o. concertina stereoscope microphone Playfair cipher pseudoscope dynamo.
Friedrich Bergius (1884–1949) Germany – Bergius process (synthetic fuel from coal).
Julius Fromm (1883–1945) Germany – first seamless Condom.
Alexei Tupolev (1925–2001) Russia – the Tupolev Tu-144 (first supersonic passenger jet).
Vasily Andreyev (1861–1918) Russia – standard balalaika.
Michael Faraday (1791–1867) UK – electric transformer electric motor.
Alexander Fleming (1881–1955) Scotland – penicillin.
Richard Drew (1899–1980) USA – Masking tape.
James Homer Wright (1869–1928) USA – Wright's stain (histology).
Valid criticism does you a favor. - Carl Sagan 1934 to 1996 Astronomer
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
Nearly 2.5 billion years of prokaryotic cells and nothing else – two-thirds of life’s history in stasis at the lowest level of recorded complexity… Why did life remain at stage 1 for two-thirds of its history if complexity offers such benefits? ~ Stephen Jay Gould 1941 to 2002 - Paleontologist
An experiment is a question which science poses to Nature and a measurement is the recording of Nature’s answer. - Max Planck 1858 to 1947 Theoretical Physicist
Primates are visual animals above all and anatomical work in particular is as much pictorial as verbal. ~ Stephen Jay Gould 1941 to 2002 - Paleontologist
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
There is no law except the law that there is no law. - John Archibald Wheeler 1911 to 2008 Theoretical Physicist
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