Sir Alastair Pilkington
(7 Jan 1920 - 5 May 1995)
British industrialist and inventor who created the float glass process to manufacture flat glass more economically than the former plate glass method.
Science Quotes by Sir Alastair Pilkington (1 quote)
Furious activity is no substitute for analytical thought.
— Sir Alastair Pilkington
Quoted in New Scientist (1972), 55, 429.
- - short biography, births, deaths and events on date of Pilkington's birth. 7 Jan