50 Timeless Scientists by K Krishna Murty

By K Krishna Murty

The following we now have scientists who ignored Nobel Prize and people whom Nobel neglected. A Nobel Prize provided to Pauling was once branded as an insult! yet he's the one one to obtain unshared Nobels. Bardeen again to Swedish king for an additional Nobel as though to satisfy previous promise. paradoxically an Agricultural Scientist acquired a Nobel Peace Prize. certain! what's peace with no meals? An anguished Barbara Mc Clintock refused to put up her papers, yet Nobel committee came across her. Then now we have scientists who bought awards in legal cells, scientists who made discoveries within the legal cells. Tesla was once thrown out of his labs, cheated by means of one other nice guy yet his alternating present runs our houses now. Carlson went from pillar to put up along with his photocopy computer and it truly is now the Xerox. Townes had a revelation for LASER on a park bench. while Maiman made it useful, a Hollywood actress, Bette Davis puzzled whether it is a demise Ray. drugs from Jenner, Pasteur and so on consigned a few illnesses to historical past. If purely Subba Rao had lived many years extra, he might have killed a few extra illnesses. A trio of scientists reworked the 20 th century by way of inventing the transistor. To most sensible it, a scientist who used to be no longer allowed to move on a vacation invented the microchip. "New York instances" reversed its ridicule ladled out on a rocket scientist after forty years in basic terms after guy landed at the moon. a faculty instructor testified within the courtroom to save lots of his previous scholar, Fansworth for his rightful invention, the tv. Davy overtly declared his pupil as his maximum discovery, Michael Faraday! you've all of them! This name contains biographies that train and entertain too.

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He pulled an envelope out of his jacket and started jotting down the calculations. The result was the MASER (Microwave Amplification by Stimulated Emission), which amplifies microwaves to produce an intense beam and the development of LASER (Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission). " Charles Hard Townes was born in Greenville, South Carolina, on 28th July, 1915, the son of Henry Keith Townes, an attorney, and Ellen Townes. He attended the Greenville Public School and then Furman University in Greenville, where he completed the Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and the Bachelor of 38 Arts degree in Modern Languages, at the age of 19.

Awards and recognitions he received are just too many to be counted. He had 27 honorary degrees from various Universities. In 1964, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics along with N. G. Basov and Aleksandr Prokhorov for contributions in Quantum Electronics leading to the development of the maser and laser. Templeton Prize for progress towards research or discoveries about spiritual realities was awarded to him in 2005. He was awarded the Niels Bohr International Medal for contributions to the peaceful use of atomic energy in 1979 and in 1982.

ASPIRIN AND HEROIN Now this drug is routinely prescribed for preventing heart attacks and for reducing the risk of death during a suspected heart attack. Ironically, the drug was initially rejected under the plea that it made the heart feeble. The scientist's second discovery was Diacetylmorphine. Drugs were tested in those days on the workers using them as human guinea pigs. They felt heroic after taking this drug. Hence it was called heroin. The scientist was Felix Hoffmann who synthesized within a two-week period in August, 1897, Aspirin, one of the most widely used and beneficial drugs, and Heroin, one of the most harmful and illegal substances.

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