Who are my two favorite scientists ?

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    $\begingroup$ @ev3commander - Glutamic acid is the chemical compound $\endgroup$
    – Inazuma
    Jun 5, 2016 at 12:50
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    $\begingroup$ The atomic diagram is nitrogen, by electron (and proton) count, but of course might just be intended to convey a general atom. $\endgroup$
    – Joffan
    Jun 5, 2016 at 12:58
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    $\begingroup$ Glutamic acid is also commonly abbreviated as 'glu', which could leave ten^5 under the fraction. $\endgroup$
    – Inazuma
    Jun 5, 2016 at 13:00
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    $\begingroup$ @ABcDexter; fictional, not real, bit like you! $\endgroup$
    – JMP
    Jun 5, 2016 at 13:36
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    $\begingroup$ AM could refer to morning or Atomic Mass (more inclined towards Atomic Mass, since there is an atom) $\endgroup$
    – user14352
    Jun 5, 2016 at 14:01

3 Answers 3


The first one must be



one bar is 10^5 pascals (of pressure).

The actual cleverness here is in the 10^5 bit, which was solved by Inazuma in the comments section :
The chemical compound is Glutamic acid (GLU) and GLUTEN-GLU=TEN

The second must be



The atomic diagram is nitrogen (N)
A Tesla equals one newton per ampere-metre (N/AM).

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    $\begingroup$ Congratulations :) $\endgroup$
    – Fabich
    Jun 5, 2016 at 23:04
  • $\begingroup$ Great, you worked with simpler logic which worked efficiently :) $\endgroup$
    – ABcDexter
    Jun 6, 2016 at 2:52

I'm going to take an absolute swing at the second one:

John Dalton

Dividing the one nitrogen atom by its atomic mass of 14, we get 1u (1 dalton)

  • $\begingroup$ It's not John Dalton, sorry $\endgroup$
    – Fabich
    Jun 5, 2016 at 17:12
  • $\begingroup$ How did you get 14 from AM? $\endgroup$
    – user253751
    Jun 6, 2016 at 8:08
  • $\begingroup$ @immibis I imagine by A = 1st letter of the alphabet, M = 13th letter of the alphabet A+M : 1+13 = 14 $\endgroup$
    – StuperUser
    Jun 6, 2016 at 8:44

Is the first one

Baron Kelvin

as we have

a "BAR" 'on'


Gluten-Glutamic acid(also known as Glu)
Thus, Gluten-Glu=$10$
And, $10^5 = 100000$. It is One hundred thousand, after half an hour of googling, I had to backtrack.
It's also Lakh(as per Indian naming system). On wiki page its given:
"One lakh equals 100,000 troy ounces (3,100 kilograms) of a precious metal such as gold or silver".
Ok, so it has something to do with the units of measurement. And after some more search with scientist names, "3100" and "100000", search results hit Baron Kelvin, where Kelvin is the SI unit of temperature.
Also, I found this page, in which
a line is given : "Color temperatures between 3100K and 4500K are referred to as “cool white” or “bright white.” As the background of the image is white, so first one is most probably him.

Working on the right one:

It's Nitrogen atom in ground state on AM, no success(yet).

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    $\begingroup$ It is not Baron Kelvin, sorry. $\endgroup$
    – Fabich
    Jun 5, 2016 at 13:46
  • $\begingroup$ Ok, but they do exist is this real world right? They are not fictional?? $\endgroup$
    – ABcDexter
    Jun 5, 2016 at 13:48

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