Great Names in Science

Great Names in Science

Over the centuries, many scientists have improved our perception of the world. Here they are.

Find the men and women who have contributed to the advancement of science.
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Game creation: 2020-04-11
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48%
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100
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  • In 1859, he published a groundbreaking work explaining the evolution of living species through natural selection.

    Georges Cuvier | Gregor Mendel | Charles Darwin | Jean-Baptiste de Lamarck
  • This American seismologist developed in 1935 a method of calculation to quantify the magnitude of an earthquake.

    Charles Richter | Joseph Mercalli | Francis Beaufort | Alfred Wegener
  • "On the Fabric of the Human Body", a 700-page book published in 1543, made him the founder of modern anatomy.

    Andreas Vesalius | Ambrose Paré | Antoine de Lavoisier | Claude Galien
  • He led the Manhattan Project to build the American atomic bomb during World War II.

    Hans Bethe | Albert Einstein | Robert Oppenheimer | Enrico Fermi
  • One of the greatest minds and thinkers of history, he assimilated all the knowledge of his time in all fields.

    Archimedes | Aristotle | Hipparchus | Empedocle

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5948 Miche
3832 Matrix
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2388 Irma
1964 Savancosinus
1703 Felix
1636 Titan
1611 Yoda
1196 Nickie
1144 alibaba

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3.83 AtoZ
3.20 Balloney
3.20 Savancosinus
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1.77 matt44
1.48 Gege66
1.20 Miche
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2020-06-16 23:35:53
ZapG
Super Quiz, nous en voulons d'autres !!
Merci

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