About Willis R. Whitney:
Willis Rodney Whitney was an American chemist and founder of the research laboratory of the General Electric Company.
Our immediate interests are after all of but small moment. It is what we do for the future, what we add to the sum of man's knowledge, that counts most. As someone has said, 'The individual withers and the world is more and more.' Man dies at 70, 80,...Willis R. Whitney
Necessity is not the mother of invention. Knowledge and experiment are its parents. It sometimes happens that successful search is made for unknown materials to fill well-recognized and predetermined requirements. It more often happens that the acqui...Willis R. Whitney