Why Is the Freezer Harder to Open the Second Time?

Physicists being in no way different from the rest of the population have short memories for what is inconvenient. ~ Anthony Standen 1907 – 1993

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


Why Is the Freezer Harder to Open the Second Time?

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List of inventors!
List of inventors!

Cyril Duquet (1841–1922) Canada – Telephone handset.

Theodor Svedberg (1884–1971) Sweden – Analytical ultracentrifuge.

Igor Spassky (born 1926) Russia – Sea Launch platform.

Aurel Persu (1890–1977) Romania – first aerodynamic car aluminum body with wheels included under the body 1922.

Otto Wichterle (1913–1989) Czechoslovakia – soft contact lens.

Colin Murdoch (1929–2008) New Zealand – a.o. Tranquillizer gun disposable hypodermic syringe.

Lloyd Groff Copeman (1865–1956) USA – Electric stove.

Bette Nesmith Graham (1924–1980) USA – Correction fluid Liquid Paper.

John Frederic Daniell (1790–1845) United Kingdom – Daniel cell.

John Bennett Fenn (1917–2010) USA – Electrospray ionization.

Adolf von Baeyer (1835–1917) Germany – a.o. Fluorescein synthetic Indigo dye Phenolphthalein.

Muhammad ibn Jābir al-Harrānī al-Battānī (Albatenius) (853-929) Syria/Turkey – observation tube.

Forrest Parry (1921–2005) USA – Magnetic stripe card.

Roy Plunkett (1910–1994) United States – Teflon.

Donald A. Glaser (1926–2013) USA – Bubble chamber.

William Howard Livens (1889–1964) UK – chemical warfare – Livens Projector.

Robert Goddard (1882–1945) USA – liquid fuel rocket.

Mark Publicover (born 1958) USA – First affordable trampoline safety net enclosure.

John Wesley Hyatt (1837–1920) USA – celluloid manufacturing..

Erhard Kietz (1909–1982) Germany & USA. – signal improvements for video transmissions[6].


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Brilliant Quotes By Famous And Awesome Scientists!

In our work we are always between Scylla and Charybdis; we may fail to abstract enough and miss important physics or we may abstract too much and end up with fictitious objects in our models turning into real monsters that devour us. ~ Murray Gell-Mann b. 1929

Surely it is not knowledge but learning; not owning but earning; not being there but getting there; that gives us the greatest pleasure. ~ Carl Friedrich Gauss 1777 – 1855 - Mathematician and Physicist

I believe there are 15 747 724 136 275 002 577 605 653 961 181 555 468 044 717 914 527 116 709 366 231 425 076 185 631 031 296 protons in the universe and the same number of electrons. - Sir Arthur Eddington 1882 to 1944 Astronomer Physicist Mathematician

Physics is actually too hard for physicists. ~ David Hilbert 1862 to 1943 (Mathematician)

Chemistry is necessarily an experimental science: its conclusions are drawn from data and its principles supported by evidence from facts. ~ Michael Faraday - 1791 to 1867

There are many ways of knocking electrons out of atoms. The simplest is to rub two surfaces together. ~ Fred Hoyle 1915 to 2001

Instead of being the biological center of the Universe I believe our planet is just an assembly station but one with a major advantage over most other places. The constant presence of liquid water almost everywhere on the Earth is a huge advantage for life especially for assembling life into complex forms by the process we call ‘evolution.’ ~ Fred Hoyle 1915 to 2001 - Astrophysicist


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