Famous Scientists of the great country Ireland
Ireland is widely loved by tourists. Nature lover, historians, Artists and even tourists having deep knowledge of science also want to visit Ireland. This is the main reason that Irish restaurants and Hotels are very well developed. Being capital of Ireland there are wide range of Hotels in Dublin city. Tourist can select among budget hotels or bed and breakfast served by local people or hostels or star hotels. Some of Dublin hotels also provides morning breakfast. One should choose according to their need, budget and time of stay.
Famous Scientist of Ireland: Mostly people knew about Ireland’s culture and historic values. But Ireland also has very rich history of science.
Robert Boyel: He born at Lismore Castel in 1627. Sometimes he referred as father of Chemistry in history of science. In 1662 he formulated Boyel’s law as pressure and volume of gas is inversely proportional at constant temperature. He researched in composition of substances in chemistry.
William Bowles: He was born in a town near Cork in 1720. He spent his life in Europe. He has studied and worked in Spain.
Francis Beaufort: He was born in 1774. He has worked as hydrographer an officer in Britain’s Royal navy. He is the creator of Beaufort scale for indicating wind force. His life’s biggest accomplishment was in nautical charting. Nautical charting is a graphical representation of maritime area and costal regions. He was associated with great mathematician and scientists Babbage, Herschel and Airy of that time.
Reverend Nicholas Callan: He was born in 1799. He has mainly worked on induction coil and primary idea of voltage transformer.
E. J. Convey: He was an Irish scientist born in 1894. He has worked in electrolyte physiology and analytical chemistry. He has published almost 120 papers and two books named as Microdiffusion Analysis and Volumetric Error and The Biochemistry of Gastric Acid Secretion. He has also worked in University College Dublin’s department of Biochemistry and pharmacology. He started research laboratory of international standard that attracted support from the Rockefeller Foundation, the US National Institutes of Health, the US Air Force and the Medical Research Council of Ireland. He had worked on fluids inside and outside cells are established and maintained.
Jecolyn Bell Burnell: Susan Jecolyn Bell born in 1943 in Belfast. She has discovered first radio pulsars. She has worked with Dr.Hewish who get noble prize in physics. She has been awarded many honorary degrees like doctorate by Harvard University, Doctorate of Science from University of Durham, and many awards also. She is fellow of Royal Society. First part of BBC series beautiful mind was based on Susan, in which her career and contribution to astronomy was covered. In this series she talked about how in science ‘nothing is static, nothing is final, everything is held provisionally’.
John Stewart Bell: He was a physicist from Belfast, Northern Ireland born in 1928. He has worked on quantum physics regarding hidden variable theories. Bell died in 1990 unexpectedly in Belfast. That year he had been nominated for noble prize (which is never awarded posthumously). His contribution to the issues raised by EPR was significant.
Denis Parsons Burkitt: He was born in 1911. He has contributed in medical science. The etiology of a pediatric cancer is named as Burkitt’s lymphoma on his name. He worked in public service for many years. He has written a book named don’t forget fiber in your diet was best seller book of its time. Any person should take more than 10 grams per day to lower risk of colorectal cancer.
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