Thermostat patented

Andrew Ure of Glasgow, Scotland, a chemist, patented his thermostat in 1830. Continue reading

First observation of a cell nucleus

The Scottish botanist Robert Brown made an observation of a cell nucleus in 1831, he noted the central body in the cells of the orchids of genuses Orchidaceae and Asclepiadaceae. He even called this structure the “nucleus” of the cell. Continue reading

Robot airplane takes off from Canada on a 26 hour non stop flight…

That's right on August 21st, 1998, a robotic airplane (Aerosonde) nicknamed "Laima" landed at Benbecula Military Range on an island of South Uist, in Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Continue reading