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 single one to obtain unshared Nobels. Bardeen again to Swedish king for one more Nobel as though to meet previous promise. mockingly an Agricultural Scientist got a Nobel Peace Prize. definite! what's peace with out nutrients? An anguished Barbara Mc Clintock refused to put up her papers, yet Nobel committee came across her. Then we have now scientists who got awards in legal cells, scientists who made discoveries within the legal cells. Tesla used to be thrown out of his labs, cheated through one other nice guy yet his alternating present runs our houses now. Carlson went from pillar to submit along with his photocopy desktop and it really is now the Xerox. Townes had a revelation for LASER on a park bench. whilst Maiman made it functional, a Hollywood actress, Bette Davis puzzled whether it is a loss of life Ray. drugs from Jenner, Pasteur etc consigned a few illnesses to background. If in simple terms Subba Rao had lived many years extra, he may have killed a few extra ailments. A trio of scientists reworked the 20 th century via inventing the transistor. To most sensible it, a scientist who was once now not allowed to move on a vacation invented the microchip. "New York instances" reversed its ridicule ladled out on a rocket scientist after forty years purely after guy landed at the moon. a faculty instructor testified within the courtroom to save lots of his outdated scholar, Fansworth for his rightful invention, the tv. Davy overtly declared his pupil as his maximum discovery, Michael Faraday! you've gotten all of them! This identify comprises biographies that train and entertain too.
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He lived with rubber and made every conceivable product with it like banknotes, musical instruments, flags, jewelry, rubber hats, vests, and ties. At the world's fairs in 1850s, both in London and Paris, Goodyear built pavilions entirely of rubber, floor to roof. But that did not 36 bring riches to him or place him in the high corporate profile. Instead he pawned everything in his household including his watch and crockery. He did make rubber crockery, but where was the food? And then there are patent robbers.
After seven long years of rejections, finally a tiny company in New York, the Haloid Company, purchased the rights to his invention, an electrostatic paper-copying machine, which revolutionised offices. That company is now Xerox. But who is Carlson ? He has been granted 34 United States patents, of which 28 relate to xerography. Finally when he earned, he donated more than $100,000,000 to charitable causes out of $150,000,000. He was a devotee of the Indian sage Ramakrishna Paramhansa and donated money for the Vedanta Center in Chicago.
However, in 1806, British Parliament granted £30,000 to him for continuation of his work. With his active involvement, Jennerian Institution was created in 1803, which became the National Vaccine Establishment by 1808. In 1805, he was made a member of the Medical and Chirurgical Society of London, now the Royal Society of Medicine. In 1821, he was appointed as Physician Extraordinary to King George IV and was elected as the Mayor of Berkeley and Justice of the Peace. Royal Society published his article 'Observations on the Migration of Birds' in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society in 1824.
50 Timeless Scientists by K Krishna Murty