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.
Posts about Samuel Pierpont Langley
  • Start with Why: Inspiring Ourselves and Those Around Us

    For December’s #SEJBookClub, we read Start with Why by Simon Sinek. The book’s tagline is “How great leaders inspire everyone to take action.” Inspiration is a common thread throughout the book and serves as a bottom line for starting with “why”. I was first introduced to Simon via his TED Talk focusing on the importance of knowing why we do what we do.

    Debbie Miller/ Search Engine Journal- 9 readers -