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 Chemist
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
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.
Jack Kilby (1923–2005) USA – patented the first integrated circuit.
Leonard Rivkin (inv. 1962) USA – Child safety seat.
Samuel W. Alderson (1914–2005) USA – Crash test dummy.
Antonio Pacinotti (1841–1912) Italy – Pacinotti dynamo.
Annie Malone (1869–1957) USA – Cosmetics for African American women.
William Cumberland Cruikshank (1745–1800) UK – chlorinated water.
Octave Chanute (1832–1910) US – Civil Engineer.
Alexander Popov (1859–1906) Russia – lightning detector (the first lightning prediction system and radio receiver) co-inventor of radio.
Daniel David Palmer (1845–1913) Canada – chiropractic.
Hans Lippershey (1570–1619) The Netherlands – telescope.
Pieter van Musschenbroek (1692–1761) Netherlands – Leyden jar pyrometer.
Julio Palmaz (born 1945) Argentina – balloon-expandable stent.
Hedy Lamarr (1913–2000) Austria and USA – Spread spectrum radio.
Erhard Kietz (1909–1982) Germany & USA. – signal improvements for video transmissions.
Frank Eugene Austin (1873–1964) USA – first patented ant farm.
Elmer Ambrose Sperry (1860–1930) USA – gyroscope-guided automatic pilot.
Igor Gorynin (born 1926) Russia – weldable titanium alloys high strength aluminium alloys radiation-hardened steels.
Alexander Graham Bell (1847–1922) UK Canada and USA – telephone.
Henry Shrapnel (1761–1842) UK – Shrapnel shell ammunition.
There are many ways of knocking electrons out of atoms. The simplest is to rub two surfaces together. ~ Fred Hoyle 1915 to 2001
Physicists being in no way different from the rest of the population have short memories for what is inconvenient. ~ Anthony Standen 1907 – 1993
Science is vastly more stimulating to the imagination than the classics. - J. B. S. Haldane 1892 to 1964 Biologist
Mathematics is the language in which the gods speak to people. ~ Plato c. 427 BC – c. 347 BC - Mathematician and Philosopher
Botany consists in the gathering of plants and the dismembering of them in connection with the use of a complicated terminology. That is the beginning and end of botany as it is understood by the majority. ~ Herbert Maule Richards 1871 to 1928 - Botanist
A fact acquires its true and full value only through the idea which is developed from it. ~ Justus von Liebig - 1803 to 1873
Did the genome of our cave-dwelling predecessors contain a set or sets of genes which enable modern man to compose music of infinite complexity and write novels with profound meaning? …It looks as though the early Homo was already provided with the intellectual potential which was in great excess of what was needed to cope with the environment of his time.” - Susumu Ohno 1928 to 2000 Geneticist
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