HERE ARE SOME SCIENTISTS I LIKE.  I LIKE THEM BECAUSE THEY ARE interesting SCIENTISTS. 

There are children playing in the street who could solve some of my top problems in physics, because they have modes of sensory perception that I lost long ago.
— Robert Oppenheimer
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LEONARDO DA VINCI

A MAN WITH A SENSE OF BIOLOGY...

Leonardo da Vinci had a surprisingly humble beginning. He first began working as an apprentice for a painter, then to become a person who is known for painting, not science. That is why I am writing about him and his science. He should be known for this too.

Leonardo used painting for science and science for painting.

He collected flowers for the Virgin of The Rocks painting, which he then copied into the picture. He drew loads and loads and loads of animals and plants to learn about the natural world and how it works. He had a lot of curiosity, which helped him in studying the world. And he passed that on to us in his work.

Leonardo also knew that plants (their leaves), grew in a special spiral shape, which is called 'the golden mean'. This shape appears in many places in nature.

Leonardo also wrote backwards.

He took his path and did his own thing.

This is the golden mean, also called the golden ratio. The way it works is that a +  b  is to a, as a is to  b.  This is tricky to understand but when you see the picture, it kind of makes sense.

This is the golden mean, also called the golden ratio. The way it works is that a + b is to a, as a is to b. This is tricky to understand but when you see the picture, it kind of makes sense.

This is a snail that shows the golden ratio on its back. I am calling it Fred.

This is a snail that shows the golden ratio on its back. I am calling it Fred.

Here is the golden mean on a plant. You can see the swirl.

Here is the golden mean on a plant. You can see the swirl.

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Ducks, by Leonardo

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Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein was a scientist who discovered quite a few different substances and methods.

He once said: “Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one”.

He wanted to make everything as simple as they could be, but no simpler.

I think this method of science was the reason why he discovered so many things.

HIs most famous discovery was E = MC2.

He also observed, which you can see things about on Home, which is another method that I think got him across so many discoveries.

If you ever think about being a physicist, then, you should work on using both these methods in your studies and works.

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Albert’s sayings