But though the professed aim of all scientific work is to unravel the secrets of nature it has another effect not less valuable on the mind of the worker. It leaves him in possession of methods which nothing but scientific work could have led him to invent. ~ James Clerk Maxwell 1831 to 1879
With monads and diads and pentads and triads My brain has been addled completely; And what’s really meant by ‘something-valent ’ Is a question I give up discretely. ~ John Cargill Brough - 1834 to 1872
Henry Maudslay (1771–1831) UK – screw-cutting lathe bench micrometer.
Satyendra Nath Bose (1894–1974) India – work on gas-like properties of electromagnetic radiation Boson and providing foundation for Bose–Einstein statistics and Bose–Einstein condensate.
Ami Argand (1750–1803) France – Argand lamp.
Edwin H. Land (1909–1991) USA – Polaroid polarizing filters and the Land Camera.
Bruce Ames (born 1928) USA – Ames test (cell biology).
Lala Balhumal Lahuri (c. 1842) Mughal India – seamless globe and celestial globe.
Elihu Thomson (1853–1937) UK USA – Prolific inventor Arc lamp and many others.
Mary Anderson (1866–1953) United States – windshield wiper blade.
Pavel Cherenkov (1904–1990) Russia – Cherenkov detector.
Larry Page (born 1973) USA – with Sergey Brin invented Google web search engine.
Robert Metcalfe (born 1946) USA – Ethernet.
Corliss Orville Burandt USA – Variable valve timing.
Christiaan Huygens (1629–1695) Netherlands – pendulum clock.
Charles Thomson Rees Wilson (1869–1959) UK – Cloud chamber.
Aurel Persu (1890–1977) Romania – first aerodynamic car aluminum body with wheels included under the body 1922.
Alexei Tupolev (1925–2001) Russia – the Tupolev Tu-144 (first supersonic passenger jet).
Alexandru Ciurcu (1854–1922) Romania – Reaction engine.
Marcellin Berthelot (1827–1907) France – Berthelot's reagent (chemistry).
Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner (1780–1849) Germany – Döbereiner's lamp (chemistry).
Arnold O. Beckman (1900–2004) USA – electric pH meter.
Why the dinosaurs died out is not known but it is supposed to be because they had minute brains and devoted themselves to the growth of weapons of offense in the shape of numerous horns. ~ Bertrand Russell 1872 – 1970 - Mathematician and Philosopher
We cannot define anything precisely! If we attempt to we get into that paralysis of thought that comes to philosophers who sit opposite each other one saying to the other ‘You don’t know what you are talking about!’ The second one says ‘What do you mean by know? What do you mean by talking? What do you mean by you?’ and so on. ~ Richard Feynman 1918 to 1988
Falsity in intellectual action is intellectual immorality. - Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin 1843 to 1928 Geologist
Mathematics is the language in which the gods speak to people. ~ Plato c. 427 BC – c. 347 BC - Mathematician and Philosopher
Chemistry is necessarily an experimental science: its conclusions are drawn from data and its principles supported by evidence from facts. ~ Michael Faraday - 1791 to 1867
The chief philosophical value of physics is that it gives the mind something distinct to lay hold of which if you don’t Nature at once tells you you are wrong. ~ James Clerk Maxwell 1831 to 1879
A fact acquires its true and full value only through the idea which is developed from it. ~ Justus von Liebig - 1803 to 1873
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