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11 facts about famous scientists demonstrate the formidable power of imagination

Articles Jun 12, 2019 03:14

Science is an extremely significant factor in the progress of life and people. The greatest inventions from small to great are great inventions. Have you ever thought that you know all about them, scientists with great inventions?

There is so much in the little details, you know.

Here are some facts about famous scientists that prove imperfection and a good imagination are your only assets.

1. Albert Einstein wrote his first scientific paper at the age of 16. It was titled 'On the Investigation of the State of the Ether in a Magnetic Field.'

“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.”

11 facts about famous scientists demonstrate the formidable power of imagination

2. Marie Curie did much of her research with her husband, Pierre but her was never mentioned due to prevailing sexism when their work was submitted to the Nobel Prize committee.

"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” 

11 facts about famous scientists demonstrate the formidable power of imagination

3. Dr Yoshiro Nakamatsu, the man behind more than 3,300 inventions, got his creativity from sinking himself underwater for hours at a time to basically starve the brain of oxygen.

"Inventions are best developed on your own. When you work for other people or borrow money from them, maintaining freedom of intellect is difficult."

11 facts about famous scientists demonstrate the formidable power of imagination

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4. Thomas Edison had researchers who wanted to work with him sample soup before starting. They were fired if they seasoned it before tasting as it proved that they were biased. 

"To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.”

11 facts about famous scientists demonstrate the formidable power of imagination

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5. Issac Newton believed that he was a sinner. He wrote a list of 48 sins that he committed throughout his life, including punching his sister.

"What we know is a drop, what we don’t know is an ocean."

11 facts about famous scientists demonstrate the formidable power of imagination

6. The middle finger of Galileo’s right hand has been exhibited at the Museo Galileo in Florence, Italy.

"You can't teach anybody anything, only make them realize the answers are already inside them."

11 facts about famous scientists demonstrate the formidable power of imagination

7. When someone asked Stephen Hawking the most mysterious thing in the world he replied, it’s women!

“Without imperfection, you or I would not exist.”

11 facts about famous scientists demonstrate the formidable power of imagination

8. The famous physicist, Richard Feynman became a master of cracking safes after working on the atomic bomb project at Los Alamos in the 1940s. 

"The truth always turns out to be simpler than you thought."

11 facts about famous scientists demonstrate the formidable power of imagination

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9. Leonardo Da Vinci was ambidextrous - he could draw forward and backward with opposing hands simultaneously.

"I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection."

11 facts about famous scientists demonstrate the formidable power of imagination

10. Charles Darwin waited more than 20 years to publish his groundbreaking theory on evolution. 

“A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.”

11 facts about famous scientists demonstrate the formidable power of imagination

11. Johannes Kepler was a premature baby with a weak vision when he was a child. 

"I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the great masses."

11 facts about famous scientists demonstrate the formidable power of imagination

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