Random Quiz
Quizzes
Featured
Popular
Type
Ratings
Favorites
Difficulty
Length
Date
Guides
Categories
Overview
Sports
Geography
Music
Movies
Television
Just For Fun
Miscellaneous
History
Literature
Language
Science
Gaming
Entertainment
Religion
Holiday
Quiz Lab
Summary
Popular
Recent
Games to Consider
Editor Picks
Curator Picks
Create
Dashboard
Create a Quiz
FAQ
Creation Guides
Groups
Popular
Your Groups
Sporcle News
Sporcle University
Achievements
All Badges
Newest
Oldest
Leaderboards
Live Trivia
Overview
Locations & Scores
Leagues
Theme Nights
Pub Owners
Private Events
Contact
Become a Host
Store
Overview
Featured
Men's Apparel
Women's Apparel
x
Fathers of the Sciences
Random
Science
Quiz
Can you name the Fathers of the Sciences?
by
uddhav
Quiz not verified by Sporcle
Popular Today
US States (Redux)
18,471
Find the Big 4 US States (Minefield)
9,152
Find the US States - No Outlines Minefield
7,805
Criteria NFL Teams
5,311
Clickable 1-100 Mines
3,779
And more...
share
embed
plays
Rate 5 stars
Rate 4 stars
Rate 3 stars
Rate 2 stars
Rate 1 star
How to Play
Click the green button to start and enter the correct answers below
Score
0
/15
ll
Timer
05:00
Play
Challenge
← Prev
:
Next →
Average Score:
%
You got
%
Try Again
Share Results
Quiz Stats
Play Another
Science
Person(s)
Reason
Bacteriology
Scientific findings on bacteria and algae
Biology
He came up with some of the first thoughtful theories on matter and living things.
Calculus
Invented infinitesimal calculus
Computer science
Invented Boolean Logic and provided idea of Turing Machine
Evolution & Natural selection
Published 'On the Origin of Species'
Genetics
Study of the inheritance of traits in pea plants
Geometry
Euclid's 'Elements' deduced the principles of Euclidean geometry from a set of axioms
Modern astronomy
Developed the first explicit heliocentric model in 'De revolutionibus orbium coelestium'
Science
Person(s)
Reason
Modern Medicine
Prescribed practices for physicians through the Hippocratic Oath, establishing the profession
Modern physics
Encouraged extensive use of experimental physics, e.g. the telescope
Nuclear physics
Developed the Rutherford atom model
Nuclear science
Discovery of Radium, which is radioactive
Number theory
Discovered Pythagorean Theorem
Taxonomy
Naming of living organisms that became universally accepted in the scientific world
Trigonometry
Constructed the first trigonometric table.
You're not logged in!
Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Connect with Facebook
Connect with Google
Sign Up with Email
OR
Log In
Remember Me
Forgot?
Log In
You Might Also Like...
3 Letter Body Parts
Digits of Pi
Multiplication Table
(warning: may contain spoilers)
Show Comments
Extras
Source
Report
Nominate
Tags:
father
,
person
,
reason
Go to the Sporcle.com Mobile Site →

## Show Comments