0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
D.Mendeleev  and if correct it should be known that different sources indicate that he was either one of 11,13,14 or 17 siblings......Who am I? Some of my work involved identifying the killer of silkworms. By body lies beneath an institute named after myself...... who am I?
I was thinking along the lines of Plato and Aristotle - but not enough evidence.
Damocles...Just to shorten the list.Is the person on this page?http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_centenarians_(scientists_and_mathematicians) [Links inactive - To make links active and clickable, login or click here to register]
So it has been a few days since the thread was paralysed (significant word) by CliffordK's last offering. I will fire up again.
Who am I? My career as a leading scientist in my field was marred by an unfortunate misinterpretation of some results in the middle of it. The case had some interesting parallels with the later "cold fusion" story. The work in question was indirectly linked with the name of an American satirist, political commentator, and sci-fi author.