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What our people gave to the world..Thermos flask: Sir James Dewar, 1892

What our people gave to the world..Thermos flask: Sir James Dewar, 1892

Sir James Dewar, (1842-1923) was a chemist and physicist, best known for his work with low-temperature phenomena. Dewar was born in Kincardine, Scotland, and educated at the University of Edinburgh.…

What our people gave to the world:..Passenger railway: George Stephenson, 1825

What our people gave to the world:..Passenger railway: George Stephenson, 1825

George Stephenson was born on June 9, 1781, in the coal mining village of Wylam, England. His father, Robert Stephenson, was a poor, hard working man, that supported his family…