By K Krishna Murty
The following we've got scientists who overlooked Nobel Prize and people whom Nobel overlooked. A Nobel Prize offered to Pauling used to be branded as an insult! yet he's the single one to obtain unshared Nobels. Bardeen lower back to Swedish king for one more Nobel as though to satisfy previous promise. mockingly an Agricultural Scientist obtained a Nobel Peace Prize. certain! what's peace with out meals? An anguished Barbara Mc Clintock refused to post her papers, yet Nobel committee chanced on her. Then we've got scientists who bought awards in felony cells, scientists who made discoveries within the criminal cells. Tesla was once thrown out of his labs, cheated by way of one other nice guy yet his alternating present runs our houses now. Carlson went from pillar to publish together with his photocopy desktop and it's now the Xerox. Townes had a revelation for LASER on a park bench. while Maiman made it useful, a Hollywood actress, Bette Davis questioned whether it is a loss of life Ray. drugs from Jenner, Pasteur etc consigned a few illnesses to heritage. If merely Subba Rao had lived many years extra, he might have killed a few extra illnesses. A trio of scientists remodeled the 20th century by means of inventing the transistor. To most sensible it, a scientist who used to be 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 merely after guy landed at the moon. a faculty instructor testified within the courtroom to avoid wasting his outdated pupil, Fansworth for his rightful invention, the tv. Davy brazenly declared his scholar as his maximum discovery, Michael Faraday! you could have all of them! This identify contains biographies that teach and entertain too.
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He learnt seven languages. One of his earliest experiments was on the physiological effects of certain gases, off which he was particularly fond of was the laughing gas. He was a hit in the social gathering those days, as he used to revel in encouraging others to laugh themselves off with this gas. In 1799, he wrote a book 'Researches, Chemical and Philosophical' chiefly concerning 62 nitrous-oxide and its respiration and recommended it as mild anesthetic. He was addicted to the gas and claimed that it had all the good of alcohol and none of alcohol's bad qualities.
Carlson was born on 8th February, 1906 at Seattle, Washington. His mother died of tuberculosis when he was 17. His father also suffered from severe tuberculosis, and died when Carlson was 21. Due to family conditions, poverty and isolation, Carlson was forced to take up work after school hours at an early age. Carlson once said: "Work outside of school hours was a necessity at an early age. S. degree in Physics in 1930 at the California Institute of Technology. All the 82 companies where he applied for a job rejected his application.
In 2006, Townes and his associate Raj Reddy received the Vannevar Bush Award for Lifetime Contributions and Statesmanship to Science. Townes married sister of his fellow researcher Dr. Schawllow. They have four daughters. During his time at Bell Labs, Townes was asked to help with the development of a new radar system for aircraft in World War II. He never served in the military, but felt he was helping his country from within the lab. Townes and his team were successful in creating more accurate and precise radar systems, but none of them were ever mass produced by the military.
50 Timeless Scientists by K Krishna Murty