Why Are Some Animal Babies So Helpless?

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

Mathematics is the language in which the gods speak to people. ~ Plato c. 427 BC – c. 347 BC - Mathematician and Philosopher


Why Are Some Animal Babies So Helpless?

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List of inventors!
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Evangelista Torricelli (1608–1647) Italy – barometer.

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.

Andrei Tupolev (1888–1972) Russia – turboprop powered long-range airliner (Tupolev Tu-114) turboprop strategic bomber (Tupolev Tu-95).

Humberto Fernández Morán (1924–1999) Venezuela – Diamond scalpel Ultra microtome.

Chester Carlson (1906–1968) USA – Xerography.

Sushruta (600 BC) Vedic India – inventor of Plastic Surgery Cataract Surgery Rhinoplasty.

Philip Diehl (1847–1913) USA – Ceiling fan electric sewing machine.

Gilles de Roberval (1602–1675) France – Roberval balance.

Dmitri Mendeleev (1834–1907) Russia – Periodic table pycnometer pyrocollodion.

Richard Drew (1899–1980) USA – Masking tape.

Muhammad al-Fazari (d. 796/806) Persia – astrolabe.

Ole Kirk Christiansen (1891–1958) Denmark – creator of LEGO.

Philo Farnsworth (1906–1971) USA – a.o. electronic television.

Jimmy Hotz (born 1953) USA – Hotz MIDI Translator Atari Hotz Box.

Myra Juliet Farrell (1878–1957) Australia – stitchless button Press stud.

William Bradford Shockley (1910–1989) USA – co-inventor of transistor.

John Bennett Fenn (1917–2010) USA – Electrospray ionization.

Claude Chappe (1763–1805) France – Semaphore line.

Franz San Galli (1824–1908) Poland/Russia (Italian and German descent) – radiator modern central heating.

James Henry Greathead (1844–1896) South Africa – tunnel boring machine tunnelling shield technique.


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Brilliant Quotes By Famous And Awesome Scientists!

I believe that thirty million of these animalcules together would not take up as much room or be as big as a coarse grain of sand. ~ Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 1632 to 1723 - Biologist

Geometry is one and eternal shining in the mind of God. That men share in it is among the reasons that Man is the image of God. ~ Johannes Kepler 1571 – 1630 Mathematician and Astronomer

It does not help that some politicians and journalists assume the public is interested only in those aspects of science that promise immediate practical applications to technology or medicine. - Steven Weinberg 1933 to present Theoretical Physicist

The invention of logarithms came to the world as a bolt from the blue. No previous work had led up to it… It stands isolated breaking in upon human thought abruptly without borrowing from the work of other intellects or following known lines of mathematical thought. ~ John Moulton 1844 – 1921 - Mathematician

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

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 Chemist

Pierre Curie voluntarily exposed his arm to the action of radium for several hours. This resulted in damage resembling a burn that developed progressively and required several months to heal. Henri Becquerel had by accident a similar burn as a result of carrying in his vest pocket a glass tube containing radium salt. He came to tell us of this evil effect of radium exclaiming in a manner at once delighted and annoyed: “I love it but I owe it a grudge.” - Marie Curie 1867 to 1934 Chemist Physicist


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