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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Writer Panoramix  Category History   Science   Series Great Names Keywords People  Extra Topic Sheet
Game creation: 2020-04-11 | Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons | Photo credit (thumbnail): Wikimedia Commons
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  • He helped found the modern probability theory and invented the first calculating machine at the age of 19.

    Christian Huygens | Pierre-Simon de Laplace | Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz | Blaise Pascal
  • In 1897, he paved the way for wireless telegraphy by achieving the first wireless transmission in Morse code.

    Guglielmo Marconi | Heinrich Hertz | Edward Branly | Samuel Morse
  • He created a vaccine in 1952 against polio, a disease that can cause severe paralysis, especially in children.

    Alexander Fleming | Jonas Salk | Albert Sabin | David Baltimore
  • A physicist specializing in elementary particles, he successfully predicted the existence of a boson now bearing his name.

    Peter Higgs | Steven Weinberg | Murray Gell-Mann | Alain Aspect
  • He published in 1915 his theory on the continental drift, now known as plate tectonics.

    Jean Albert Gaudry | Haroun Tazieff | Alfred Wegener | Harry Hammond Hess

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2020-06-16 23:35:53
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