Trial by combat of wits in disputations has no attraction for the seeker after truth; to him the appeal to experiment is the last and only test of the merit of an opinion conjecture or hypotheses. - Joseph Mellor 1869 to 1938 Chemist
Although Nature needs thousands or millions of years to create a new species man needs only a few dozen years to destroy one. - Victor Scheffer 1906 to 2011 Biologist
Sir Henry Cole (1808–1882) UK – Christmas card.
Roland Moreno (1945–2012) France – inventor of the smart card.
Philip M. Parker (born 1960) USA – computer automated book authoring.
Joseph Henry (1797–1878) Scotland/USA – electromagnetic relay.
Coenraad Johannes van Houten (1801–1887) Netherlands – cocoa powder cacao butter chocolate milk.
Otto von Guericke (1602–1686) Germany – vacuum pump manometer dasymeter.
Humphry Davy (1778–1829) UK – Davy miners lamp.
Mikhail Lomonosov (1711–1765) Russia – night vision telescope off-axis reflecting telescope coaxial rotor re-invented smalt.
Nicolas Florine (1891–1972) Georgia/Russia/Belgium – first tandem rotor helicopter to fly freely.
Thomas Savery (1650–1715) UK – steam engine.
Lev Artsimovich (1909–1973) Russia – tokamak.
Paul Winchell (1922–2005) USA – the artificial heart.
Aaron D. O'Connell (born 1981) USA – first Quantum machine.
Teiji Takada Japan – Fire balloon.
James Leonard Plimpton (1828–1911) USA – roller skates.
Frank Pantridge (1916–2004) Ireland – Portable defibrillator.
William Cullen (1710–1790) UK – first artificial refrigerator.
Vladimir Fyodorov (1874–1966) Russia – Fedorov Avtomat (first self-loading battle rifle arguably the first assault rifle).
Wright brothers Orville (1871–1948) and Wilbur (1867–1912) – USA – powered airplane.
Muhammad ibn Jābir al-Harrānī al-Battānī (Albatenius) (853-929) Syria/Turkey – observation tube.
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
What exactly is mathematics? Many have tried but nobody has really succeeded in defining mathematics; it is always something else. Roughly speaking people know that it deals with numbers figures with relations operations and that its formal procedures involving axioms proofs lemmas theorems have not changed since the time of Archimedes. ~ Stan Ulam 1909 – 1984 - Mathematician
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
If your experiment needs statistics you ought to have done a better experiment. - Ernest Rutherford 1871 to 1937 Physicist
By ‘life ’ we mean a thing that can nourish itself and grow and decay. - Aristotle 384 BC to 322 BC Scientist Philosopher
Our thoughts visions and fantasies have a physical reality. A thought is made of hundreds of electrochemical impulses. ~ Carl Sagan 1934 to 1996 Astrobiologist Planetary Scientist
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
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