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
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
Eric Tigerstedt (1887–1925) Finland – Sound-on-film triode vacuum tube.
Robert Adler (1913–2007) Austria/United States – wireless remote control (with Eugene Polley).
Sergei Lebedev (1874–1934) Russia – commercially viable synthetic rubber.
Mark Publicover (born 1958) USA – First affordable trampoline safety net enclosure.
Yevgeny Kaspersky (born 1965) Russia – Kaspersky Anti-Virus Kaspersky Internet Security Kaspersky Mobile Security anti-virus products.
Mario Ramberg Capecchi (born 1937) together with Sir Martin John Evans (born 1941) and Oliver Smithies (born 1925) USA – Knockout mouse Gene targeting.
Charles Dow (1851–1902) USA – Dow Jones Industrial Average.
Ted Selker (inv. 1987) USA – Pointing stick.
Murasaki Shikibu (c. 973–1025) Japan – psychological novel.
William Morrison (dentist) (1860–1926) USA – a.o. Cotton candy machine.
Luigi Palmieri (1807–1896) Italy – seismometer.
Heron (c. 10–70) Roman Egypt – usually credited with invention of the aeolipile although it may have been described a century earlier.
Wallace H. Coulter (1913–1998) USA – Coulter counter (cell biology).
Kalman Tihanyi (1897–1947) Hungary – co-inventor of cathode ray tube and iconoscope.
Hermann Anschütz-Kaempfe (1872–1931) Germany – Gyrocompass.
John McAdam (1756–1836) Scotland – improved "macadam" road surface.
Zhang Heng (78–139) China – Seismometer first hydraulic-powered armillary sphere.
John Thompson Dorrance (1873–1930) USA – Condensed soup.
Hans Tropsch (1889–1935) together with Franz Joseph Emil Fischer (1877–1947) Germany – Fischer–Tropsch process (refinery process).
William Murdoch (1754–1839) Scotland – Gas lighting.
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
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
I accept no principles of physics which are not also accepted in mathematics. ~ René Descartes 1596 to 1650
It is a platitude that pure mathematics can have unexpected consequences and affect even daily life. ~ J.E. Littlewood 1885 – 1977 - Mathematician
Mathematics is the language in which the gods speak to people. ~ Plato c. 427 BC – c. 347 BC - Mathematician and Philosopher
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
When you hear a physicist invoke the uncertainty principle keep a hand on your wallet. ~ David Griffiths b. 1942
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