Samuel Pierpont Langley

Samuel Pierpont Langley (/ˈlæŋli/; August 22, 1834 – February 27, 1906) was an American astronomer, physicist, inventor of the bolometer and pioneer of aviation. He attended Boston Latin School, graduated from English High School of Boston, was an assistant in the Harvard College Observatory, then moved to a job ostensibly as a professor of mathematics at the United States Naval Academy, but actually was sent there to restore the Academy's small observatory.
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  • Start with Why: Inspiring Ourselves and Those Around Us

    …. Want to buy one?” “People don’t buy WHAT you do. They buy WHY you do it.” Everything Apple does works to demonstrate their WHY, to challenge the status quo. It is always clear that they “think different”. When Motivated by WHY, Success Just Happens. One of the best-known men in technology at the end of the nineteenth century, Samuel Pierpont Langley…

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