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Originally posted by Subjective Truth
reply to post by rubbertramp
Martin Luther King hands down the smartest man to ever live and they killed him for it.
Originally posted by rubbertramp
Originally posted by randomname
the smartest human ever would be Jesus. He had to speak in dumbed down parables for us to understand. and even then, 2000 years later we still don't get it.
i like it, but can you prove he actually existed?
Originally posted by davidgrouchy
Grigory Perelman is the smartest man in the world.
He actually solved the Poincaré conjecture,
which had eluded every mathematician
on the planet for a hundred years.
Originally posted by tvtexan
No question on this one....
Yup, question answered.
Ugh, Steven Hawking is not smart. He would have never came up with the theories and equations that are the basis of all of his work. The ONLY reason Hawking is a household name is because he's crippled. He really isn't that intelligent.
Originally posted by pikestaff
According to 'Wiki' Mr Tesla was born in Serbia, so that makes him Serbian, not American, anyone else Americans want to appropriate?
Nikola Tesla (Serbian Cyrillic: Никола Тесла; 10 July 1856 – 7 January 1943) was a Serbian-American inventor, mechanical engineer, and electrical engineer. He was an important contributor to the birth of commercial electricity, and is best known for developing the modern alternating current (AC) electrical supply system. His many revolutionary developments in the field of electromagnetism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries were based on the theories of electromagnetic technology discovered by Michael Faraday. Tesla's patents and theoretical work also formed the basis of wireless communication and the radio.
Born an ethnic Serb in the village of Smiljan (now part of Gospić), in the Croatian Military Frontier of the Austrian Empire (modern-day Croatia), Tesla was a subject of the Austrian Empire by birth and later became an American citizen.. Because of his 1894 demonstration of wireless communication through radio and as the eventual victor in the "War of Currents", he was widely respected as one of the greatest electrical engineers who worked in America. He pioneered modern electrical engineering and many of his discoveries were of groundbreaking importance. In the United States during this time, Tesla's fame rivaled that of any other inventor or scientist in history or popular culture. Tesla demonstrated wireless energy transfer to power electronic devices in 1891, and aspired to intercontinental wireless transmission of industrial power in his unfinished Wardenclyffe Tower project.
Because of his eccentric personality and his seemingly unbelievable and sometimes bizarre claims about possible scientific and technological developments, Tesla was ultimately ostracized and regarded as a mad scientist by many late in his life. He died without much money to his name.
The SI unit measuring magnetic field B (also referred to as the magnetic flux density and magnetic induction), the tesla, was named in his honor (at the CGPM, Paris, 1960).
Tesla was a subject of the Austrian Empire by birth and later became an American citizen.
Originally posted by rubbertramp
i did a search and the only thing that came up was from years ago regarding stephen hawking.
i'd like to open with 2.
an american most of you are most likely familiar with.
nicolai tesla, and for the second, i'm going with the dude who invented fire.
eventhough he/she most likely grunted for a language, ya' all would be wearing animal skins while living in a cave eating raw meat.
hey mods, i really didn't know where to put this, figured 'people' was close enough.