Suppose we have an unknown number of objects. When counted in threes 2 are left over when counted in fives 3 are left over and when counted in sevens 2 are left over. How many objects are there? ~ Sunzi The Mathematical Classic of Sunzi - Chinese mathematics problem from c. 450 AD
Actually everything that can be known has a number; for it is impossible to grasp anything with the mind or to recognize it without this. ~ Philolaus c. 470 – c. 385 BC - Scientist and Philosopher
Aleksandr Dianin (1851–1918) Russia – Bisphenol A Dianin's compound.
Richard James Burgess (born 1949) UK – Simmons (electronic drum company) co-inventor of SDS5 drum synthesizer.
Simon Sunatori (born 1959) Canada – inventor of MagneScribe and Magic Spicer.
Andrei Sychra (c.1773/76–1850) Lithuania/Russia Czech descent – Russian seven-string guitar.
John Moses Browning (1855–1926) USA – Semi-automatic pistol.
Leonid Gobyato (1875–1915) Russia – first modern man-portable mortar.
Henry Shrapnel (1761–1842) UK – Shrapnel shell ammunition.
Norman Joseph Woodland (1921–2012) together with Bernard Silver (1924–1963) USA – Barcode.
Charles H. Henry (born 1937) USA – Quantum well laser.
Gyula Takátsy (1914–1980) Hungary – first Microtiter plate.
Ami Argand (1750–1803) France – Argand lamp.
Eugen Baumann (1846–1896) Germany – PVC.
Julius Richard Petri (1852–1921) Germany – Petri dish.
Sir William Siemens (1823–1883) Germany – regenerative furnace.
Victor Hasselblad (1906–1978) Sweden – invented the 6 x 6 cm single-lens reflex camera.
Eduard Locher (1840–1910) Switzerland – Locher rack railway system.
Larry Sanger (born 1968) together with Jimmy Wales (1966–) USA – Wikipedia.
Aurel Stodola (1859–1942) Slovakia – gas turbines.
Corradino D'Ascanio (1891–1981) Italy – D'AT3 helicopter; Vespa scooter.
Simon Sze (born 1936) Taiwan/USA together with Dawon Kahng (1931–1992) South Korea – Floating-gate MOSFET.
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
Find the number such that if the whole of it is added to one-seventh of it the result will be nineteen. ~ The Ahmes Papyrus Ancient Egyptian mathematics problem from c. 2200 BC
By ‘life ’ we mean a thing that can nourish itself and grow and decay. ~ Aristotle 384 BC to 322 BC - Scientist Philosopher
Things are as they are because they were as they were. - Thomas Gold 1920 to present Astrophysicist
Dr. Ikemoto repeatedly told me that we should not perform research that simply reproduced somebody else’s results. Rather we should do something unique and new. ~ Shinya Yamanaka 1962 to Present - Stem Cell Biologist
If physics and biology one day meet and one of the two is swallowed up that one will be biology. ~ J. B. S. Haldane 1892 to 1964 - Biologist
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
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