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By K Krishna Murty

ISBN-10: 8122310303

ISBN-13: 9788122310306

The following now we have scientists who ignored Nobel Prize and people whom Nobel overlooked. A Nobel Prize provided 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 meet previous promise. sarcastically an Agricultural Scientist got a Nobel Peace Prize. convinced! what's peace with out nutrition? An anguished Barbara Mc Clintock refused to put up her papers, yet Nobel committee stumbled on her. Then we have now scientists who bought awards in legal cells, scientists who made discoveries within the felony cells. Tesla used to be 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 together with his photocopy laptop and it truly is now the Xerox. Townes had a revelation for LASER on a park bench. whilst Maiman made it sensible, a Hollywood actress, Bette Davis puzzled whether it is a demise Ray. drugs from Jenner, Pasteur etc consigned a few ailments to heritage. If merely Subba Rao had lived many years extra, he might have killed a few extra illnesses. A trio of scientists reworked the 20th century by way of inventing the transistor. To best it, a scientist who was once now not allowed to move on a vacation invented the microchip. "New York occasions" 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 avoid wasting 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 comprises biographies that teach and entertain too.

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But he was derided when he suggested possibility of a connection between smallpox, cowpox and swinepox. After he submitted a very careful description of littleunderstood life of the cuckoo in the nest, Jenner was elected Fellow of the Royal Society in 1788. In 1792, he received his MD from the University of St. Andrews. " Was he alluding to the modern polluted world? One day, in March 1788, one of his experimental balloons landed in the courtyard of Anthony Kingscote, where Jenner met Anthony's daughter, Catherine Kingscote.

He placed it on top of a zinc plate coated with sulfur. The room was darkened. The sulfur was charged by rubbing with hand kerchief and was lit with a bright light for a few seconds. Then the sulfur surface was covered with spores of fungus, lycopodium. When the fungus was blown off, there it was - an almost exact mirror image. The image was preserved with a wax paper. It sounds amazing but that was the beginning of disappointment and frustration for Carlson. Every single company rejected his invention.

There are instances in the history where Nobel Committee ignored eminent persons, classic case being Mahatma Gandhi. But here is a case where the prize was awarded to some one else for the work he did. And that happened twice in Sudarshan's case!! , 300,000 km/second, he predicted the existence of tachyons, faster than light particles. When these particles were proposed, there was a furore in the scientific community. Many scientific journals refused to publish his findings. G. I Chandy, a revenue Supervisor in Kerala Government and Achamma, a school teacher.

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