Wittgenstein was born in 1889, in Vienna, Austria. He has 7 siblings, and his family was extremely wealthy. Growing up Wittgenstein had a stutter. Which peaked his interest in communication and language itself. Three of his four brothers had committed suicide and Wittgenstein had also suffered with suicidal thoughts. He was interested in aeronautics, experimenting with kites, but when he met Bertrand Russell at Cambridge university he forgot all of that. Russell read
Kurt Vonnegut, was born on November 11, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana, to American-German parents Kurt Vonnegut (Sr.), and Edith Vonnegut. Vonnegut had an older brother, Bernard and an older sister, Alice. Vonnegut graduated from Shortridge High School in Indianapolis in 1940 and went to Cornell University later that fall. Though he majored in chemistry, he was Assistant Managing Editor and Associate Editor of the Cornell newspaper. While at Cornell, Vonnegut enlisted in the United States Army. The Army then transferred him to the Carnegie Institute of Technology and finally the University of Tennessee to study mechanical engineering.
Each generation has a song or a band that they like to think that it will change how the music will be played in the future, but this rarely happened, but in this case, this is what exactly what happened!
At the age of 16, William Higginbotham enrolled in a high school physics class. He then earned an undergraduate degree from Williams College in 1932, and continued his studies at Cornell University. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in 1932. Once he finished his studies, the scientist continued to pursue his career. This man loved physics, and he knew he would make physics his career at the young age of 16. This man was devoted to his
Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was born to his father and Edith Lieber in Indianapolis, Indiana on Armistice Day. At home, his parents struggled to pay every bill but still ensured that their children became educated. After graduating from Cornell University with
Dr. Chien-Shiung Wu was one of the top Physics, in her own way by being called “First Lady of Physics”. Earning the name by being involved in the Manhattan Project in WWll, winning numerous awards for a well-accomplished physicist, and earning the award of Cyrus B., Of course, her biggest achievement would be creating the Wu experiment of 1957. Though in a year of which women weren’t yet to be recognition for their well-achieved work Dr. Chien-Shiung Wu was left out of the Nobel Prize for that year.
One scientist that helped was Werner Heisenberg. Heisenberg worked very closely with Bohr, sort of like an assistant. They both worked on the mathematical foundations of quantum mechanics. Heisenberg developed the uncertainty principle, which set the limits to the position and speed determined of an atom. Another person that helped was Max Born. Max Born was sort of an ‘unsung hero’ to quantum mechanics, as he did an incredible amount of work on the mathematics part of it. He discovered that the Schrodinger wave equation would be used to predict where the particle would be. The Copenhagen view thought up by these many scientists would be later known as the standard that we use
His creative break with the prevailing assumption that all molecules were based on two-ended strings of atoms came in a blazing flash of insight:
Many innovational mathematicians come and go, but only a few remembered for their great accomplishments. Niels Henrik Abel is one of the greatest mathematicians that have influenced modern mathematics, solving and creating theorems, like the Abelian-Ruffini theorem and Abel's theorem, and formulas/equations, like the abel equation, Abel’s inequality. He started discovering and creating these at a young age.
Wilhelm Wundt was born in Mannheim, Germany on the 16th of August 1832. He grew up surrounded by a very intellectual family. Wundt was very distant from both his parents and a very lonely child in his early years in general. When his father suffered a stroke his assistant thought Wundt until the age of 13. At the age of 13 he entered into a Gymnasium. He failed his first year but graduated at the age of 19. (Nutty 2011) After graduating he went on to study medicine. After
Another result for which Witten was awarded the Fields Medal was his (nonrigorous) proof in 1981 of the positive energy theorem in general relativity. This theorem asserts that (under appropriate assumptions) the total energy of a gravitating system is always positive and can be zero only if the geometry of spacetime is that of flat Minkowski space. It establishes Minkowski space as a stable ground state of the gravitational field. While the original proof of this result due to Richard Schoen and Shing-Tung Yau used variational methods, Witten's proof used ideas from supergravity theory to simplify the argument.
The most important influence on my decision to pursue scholarly work has been my professors. Several professors at Rice helped me refine my interests and focus my life goals, and since coming to Harvard the faculty have provided me with renewed motivation and a model for innovative scholarship. Both as an undergraduate double-majoring in architecture and civil engineering, and now as a graduate student dually enrolled in History of Science and History of Architecture & Urban Planning programs, my education has allowed me to take cross- and inter-disciplinary interests seriously and to look for non- trivial intersections between different intellectual traditions. And just as my own interests have been shaped by influences from several fields, I have learned how to view these fields (namely physics, engineering, and architecture) as internally diverse and mutually interacting, both in their everyday practices and in their use of metaphor.
The personal experiences of the artists consisting of the subjective and psychological happenings create thoughts and imaginings which are all combined to fuel the art-making process. Artists harness their personal and psychological experiences, imaginings and feelings to engender their artwork. Jackson Pollock, Picasso and Jeff Koons are artists that use their experience to form their art.
According to the report from the USPTO, there are totally 576,763 patent applications in 2012. (1) Every single patient required the patient to make the engineering drawing to show how does the work looks like, then produce it and keep one testing and upgrading before sending the application to the government. Once they pass the application, probably they won’t be worried about the future living anymore. When the inventor got an idea, the very first step he may want to do is draw it out. He will use the picture to show his work’s shape, the motion, the details and the materials. Since the beginning of creating an invention, make an engineering drawing is so important. There are so many great inventions in the world, but before they come
All the behavior relating to particles and forces is described by the Standard Model but except gravity. It seems hard to prove and describe this force in microscopic forms. Over the years, it seems hard to formulate the quantum theory of gravity. In the attempt to describe the microscopic theory of gravity, the string theory emerged. The they attempt to complete, unify and give a consistent description of the fundamental structure of the universe. This