Nothing can be more certain than this: that we are just beginning to learn something of the wonders of the world on which we live and move and have our being. ~ William Ramsay - 1852 to 1916
I believe that new mathematical schemata new systems of axioms certainly new systems of mathematical structures will be suggested by the study of the living world. ~ Stan Ulam 1909 – 1984 - Mathematician
Ross Granville Harrison (1870–1959) USA – first successful animal Tissue culture Cell culture.
Mikhail Lomonosov (1711–1765) Russia – night vision telescope off-axis reflecting telescope coaxial rotor re-invented smalt.
Antonio Meucci (1808–1889) Italy/USA– a.o. various early telephones a hygrometer a milk test.
Aaron D. O'Connell (born 1981) USA – first Quantum machine.
Chester Carlson (1906–1968) USA – Xerography.
Mikhail Tikhonravov (1900–1974) Russia – co-developer of Sputnik 1 (the first artificial satellite) together with Korolyov and Keldysh designer of further Sputniks.
Paul Winchell (1922–2005) USA – the artificial heart.
William Thomson 1st Baron Kelvin (1824–1907) United Kingdom – Kelvin absolute temperature scale.
Ida Rosenthal (1886–1973) Belarus/Russia/United States – modern bra (Maidenform) the standard of cup sizes nursing bra full-figured bra the first seamed uplift bra (all with her husband William).
Wayne Pierce (inv. 1950) USA – Snow cannon.
George Westinghouse (1846–1914) USA – Air brake (rail).
Erhard Kietz (1909–1982) Germany & USA. – signal improvements for video transmissions.
Hedy Lamarr (1913–2000) Austria and USA – Spread spectrum radio.
Tim Berners-Lee (born 1955) UK – with Robert Cailliau the World Wide Web.
Peter Petroff (1919–2004) Bulgaria – digital wrist watch heart monitor weather instruments.
Evgeniy Chertovsky (born 1902) Russia – pressure suit.
Adolph Giesl-Gieslingen (1903–1992) Austria – Giesl ejector.
John Bennett Fenn (1917–2010) USA – Electrospray ionization.
Gary Starkweather (born 1938) USA – laser printer color management.
Charles Goodyear (1800–1860) USA – vulcanization of rubber.
The chemists are a strange class of mortals impelled by an almost insane impulse to seek their pleasures amid smoke and vapor soot and flame poisons and poverty; yet among all these evils I seem to live so sweetly that may I die if I were to change places with the Persian king. ~ Johann Joachim Becher - 1635 to 1682
I have eaten 2/3 of 1/3 of my food ration. 7 remains. How much food did I start with? ~ Cuneiform Babylonian mathematics exercise 1900 – 1600 BC
There is no law except the law that there is no law. - John Archibald Wheeler 1911 to 2008 Theoretical Physicist
In my experience most mathematicians are intellectually lazy and especially dislike reading experimental papers. ~ Francis Crick 1916 – 2004 - Molecular Biologist
A fact acquires its true and full value only through the idea which is developed from it. ~ Justus von Liebig - 1803 to 1873
I am busy just now again on electro-magnetism and I think I may have got hold of a good thing. ~ Michael Faraday 1791 – 1867
In practical applications we are concerned only with comparatively small numbers; only stellar astronomy and atomic physics deal with ‘large’ numbers and they have very little more practical importance as yet than the most abstract pure mathematics. ~ G. H. Hardy 1877 – 1947 - Mathematician
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