In reality a theory in natural science cannot be without experimental foundations; physics in particular comes from experimental work. ~ Samuel C. C. Ting b. 1936
Experimental science hardly ever affords us more than approximations to the truth; and whenever many agents are concerned we are in great danger of being mistaken. ~ Humphry Davy - 1778 to 1829
Boris Borisovich Galitzine (1862–1916) Russia – electromagnetic seismograph.
Vincent Joseph Schaefer (1906–1993) USA – a.o. Cloud seeding by dry ice.
Johann Gutenberg (c. 1390s–1468) Germany – movable type printing press.
Vladimir Fyodorov (1874–1966) Russia – Fedorov Avtomat (first self-loading battle rifle arguably the first assault rifle).
Kyota Sugimoto (1882–1972) Japan – Japanese language typewriter.
Remi Swierczek (born 1958) Poland – Inventor of Music Identification System and the Mico Changer (coin hopper and dispenser used in casinos).
Bernard Tellegen (1900–1990) Netherlands – pentode.
Ivan Fyodorov (c. 1510–1583) Russia/Poland–Lithuania – invented multibarreled mortar introduced printing in Russia.
Rudolf Diesel (1858–1913) Germany – Diesel engine.
William Morrison (dentist) (1860–1926) USA – a.o. Cotton candy machine.
Artur Fischer (born 1919) Germany – fasteners including fischertechnik..
Levi Strauss (1829–1902) USA – blue jeans.
Tokushichi Mishima (1893–1975) Japan – MKM magnetic steel.
Stephanie Kwolek (1923-2014) USA – Kevlar.
Julius Richard Petri (1852–1921) Germany – Petri dish.
Granville Woods (1856–1910) USA – the Synchronous Multiplex Railway Telegraph.
Hon Lik (1951 - ) Chinese. electronic cigarette.
Igor Kurchatov (1903–1960) Russia – first nuclear power plant first nuclear reactors for submarines and surface ships.
Igor Spassky (born 1926) Russia – Sea Launch platform.
Gustav de Laval (1845–1913) Sweden – invented the milk separator and the milking machine.
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
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
The black holes of nature are the most perfect macroscopic objects there are in the universe: the only elements in their construction are our concepts of space and time. - Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar 1910 to 1995 Astrophysicist
There may be babblers wholly ignorant of mathematics who dare to condemn my hypothesis upon the authority of some part of the Bible twisted to suit their purpose. I value them not and scorn their unfounded judgment. - Nicolaus Copernicus 1473 – 1543 Astronomer Mathematician
A cylinder of air reaching to the top of the atmosphere is of equal weight with a cylinder of water about 33 feet high. ~ Isaac Newton 1642 to 1727
Physicists being in no way different from the rest of the population have short memories for what is inconvenient. ~ Anthony Standen 1907 – 1993
The finding of the double helix thus brought us not only joy but great relief. It was unbelievably interesting and immediately allowed us to make a serious proposal for the mechanism of gene duplication. ~ James Watson 1928 – Present - Geneticist
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