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Josef Ressel (1793) - inventor who designed one of the first working ship's propellers

Josef Ressel (1793) - inventor who designed one of the first working ship's propellers

Carl Ferdinand Cori (1896-1984), Czech-born American biochemist and pharmacologist. "for their discovery of the course of the catalytic conversion of glycogen"

Carl Ferdinand Cori (1896-1984), Czech-born American biochemist and pharmacologist. "for their discovery of the course of the catalytic conversion of glycogen"

Czech physician and neurophysiologist, Jan Evangelista Purkinje (Purkyne), 1787 - 1869, is best known for his discovery, in 1837, of Purkinje cells, large nerve cells with many branching extensions found in the cortex of the cerebral cortex. He is also known for his 1839 discovery of Purkinje fibers, the fibrous tissue that conducts the pacemaker stimulus along the inside walls of the ventricles to all parts of the heart.

Czech physician and neurophysiologist, Jan Evangelista Purkinje (Purkyne), 1787 - 1869, is best known for his discovery, in 1837, of Purkinje cells, large nerve cells with many branching extensions found in the cortex of the cerebral cortex. He is also known for his 1839 discovery of Purkinje fibers, the fibrous tissue that conducts the pacemaker stimulus along the inside walls of the ventricles to all parts of the heart.

Jan Purkinje  1837 - Jan Purkyne (Purkinje) describes cerebellar cells; identifies neuron nucleus and processes

Jan Purkinje 1837 - Jan Purkyne (Purkinje) describes cerebellar cells; identifies neuron nucleus and processes

Never mess with a Czech scientist!

Never mess with a Czech scientist!

Alec Hrdlicka, a Czech scientist who was a leader in anthropology and racial studies, pretty much defined anthropometrics-- the study of physiology, physical shape and form and race.  His work was during the early eugenics years with his first major influences seen mostly around the 1930s.

Alec Hrdlicka, a Czech scientist who was a leader in anthropology and racial studies, pretty much defined anthropometrics-- the study of physiology, physical shape and form and race. His work was during the early eugenics years with his first major influences seen mostly around the 1930s.

Český vědec Ivan Jirka CSc. / Czech scientists

Český vědec Ivan Jirka CSc. / Czech scientists

University Library: "The professor was sitting here since morning, but it seems it is not wind mills in his mind ... " author: Professor Dr.. Pavel Kantorek, Ph.D. (* May 17, 1942 Olomouc) is a Czech scientist, professor of physical science at Ryerson University in Toronto. In the Czech countries is also known as a great writer of short stories and cartoons, especially with animal and science-based

University Library: "The professor was sitting here since morning, but it seems it is not wind mills in his mind ... " author: Professor Dr.. Pavel Kantorek, Ph.D. (* May 17, 1942 Olomouc) is a Czech scientist, professor of physical science at Ryerson University in Toronto. In the Czech countries is also known as a great writer of short stories and cartoons, especially with animal and science-based

Dom Prokop Diviš, O.Praem.  (26 March 1698 – 25 December 1765)  Czech canon regular, theologian and natural scientist, invented the first grounded lightning rod.

Dom Prokop Diviš, O.Praem. (26 March 1698 – 25 December 1765) Czech canon regular, theologian and natural scientist, invented the first grounded lightning rod.

Jan Svatopluk Presl (1791–1849) was a Bohemian natural scientist. He was the brother of botanist Karel Bořivoj Presl (1794–1852). The Czech Botanical Society commemorated the two brothers by naming its principal publication Preslia (founded in 1914). He is the author of Czech scientific terminology of various branches of science, including the Czech chemical nomenclature.

Jan Svatopluk Presl (1791–1849) was a Bohemian natural scientist. He was the brother of botanist Karel Bořivoj Presl (1794–1852). The Czech Botanical Society commemorated the two brothers by naming its principal publication Preslia (founded in 1914). He is the author of Czech scientific terminology of various branches of science, including the Czech chemical nomenclature.

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