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The Antikythera mechanism is an ancient mechanical computer designed to calculate astronomical positions. It was recovered in 1900–1901 from the Antikythera wreck. Its significance and complexity were not understood until decades later. Its... 






Emanuel Swedenborg was a Swedish scientist, philosopher, Christian mystic and theologian. Swedenborg had a prolific career as an inventor and scientist. In 1741 at the age of fiftythree he entered into a spiritual phase in which he eventua... 






Leonhard Euler was a pioneering Swiss mathematician and physicist. He made important discoveries in fields as diverse as infinitesimal calculus and graph theory. He also introduced much of the modern mathematical terminology and notation, p... 






JeanMarie Constant Duhamel was a French mathematician and physicist.
His studies were affected by the troubles of the Napoleonic era. He went on to form his own school École SainteBarbe. Duhamel's principle, a method of obtaining solut... 






William George Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong CB, FRS was an effective Tyneside industrialist who founded the Armstrong Whitworth manufacturing empire.
Armstrong was responsible for developing the hydraulic accumulator. Where water press... 






Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann was an Austrian physicist famous for his founding contributions in the fields of statistical mechanics and statistical thermodynamics. He was one of the most important advocates for atomic theory at a time when that... 






Erwin Schrödinger, sometimes written as Erwin Schrodinger or Erwin Schroedinger, was a Nobel Prizewinning Austrian physicist who developed a number of fundamental results in the field of quantum theory, which formed the basis of wave mecha... 



















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