No two electrons in the same state? That is why atoms are so unnecessarily big and why metal and stone are so bulky. (Explaining that atoms are as large as they are because of Wolfgang Pauli’s Principle.) ~ Paul Ehrenfest 1880 – 1933
By ‘life ’ we mean a thing that can nourish itself and grow and decay. ~ Aristotle 384 BC to 322 BC - Scientist Philosopher
Michele Ferrero (1925–2015) Italy – Kinder Surprise = Kinder Eggs Nutella.
Nicolas Florine (1891–1972) Georgia/Russia/Belgium – first tandem rotor helicopter to fly freely.
Reverend Dr Robert Stirling (1790–1878) Scotland – Stirling engine.
Sergei Lebedev (1874–1934) Russia – commercially viable synthetic rubber.
George Pullman (1831–1897) USA – Pullman sleep wagon.
James Henry Greathead (1844–1896) South Africa – tunnel boring machine tunnelling shield technique.
Pavel Sukhoi (1895–1975) Russia – Su-series fighter aircraft.
Rudolf Kompfner (1909–1977) USA – Traveling-wave tube.
Aleksandr Loran (1849 – after 1911) Russia – fire fighting foam foam extinguisher.
Ugo Cerletti (1877–1963) together with Lucio Bini (1908–1964) Italy – Electroconvulsive therapy.
Cyril Duquet (1841–1922) Canada – Telephone handset.
Mario Ramberg Capecchi (born 1937) together with Sir Martin John Evans (born 1941) and Oliver Smithies (born 1925) USA – Knockout mouse Gene targeting.
Marion O'Brien Donovan (1917–1998) USA – Waterproof diaper.
Eduard Locher (1840–1910) Switzerland – Locher rack railway system.
Fritz Klatte (1880–1934) Germany – vinyl chloride forerunner to polyvinyl chloride.
Hans Lippershey (1570–1619) The Netherlands – telescope.
János Csonka (1852–1939) Hungary – co-inventor of carburetor.
Tim Berners-Lee (born 1955) UK – with Robert Cailliau the World Wide Web.
Thomas Savery (1650–1715) UK – steam engine.
Royal Earl House (1814–1895) USA – first Printing telegraph.
Chemistry unlike other sciences sprang originally from delusions and superstitions and was at its commencement exactly on a par with magic and astrology. ~ Thomas Thomson - 1773 to 1852
A fact acquires its true and full value only through the idea which is developed from it. - Justus von Liebig 1803 to 1873 Chemist
Time is the best appraiser of scientific work and I am aware that an industrial discovery rarely produces all its fruit in the hands of its first inventor. ~ Louis Pasteur - 1822 to 1895
Understanding the history of matter and searching for its most interesting forms such as galaxies stars planets and life seems a suitable use for our intelligence. - Robert Kirshner 1949 to present Astronomer
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
The development of biology is going to destroy to some extent our traditional grounds for ethical belief and it is not easy to see what to put in their place. ~ Francis Crick 1916 – 2004 Molecular Biologist
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
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