discovered/invented | Scientist |

Invented a form of symbolic logic in which 'true' or 'false' are the only two greatest possible values | |

He gave the earliest public lecture on the principles behind the laser and the maser and developed the first gravitational wave detectors | |

His contributions include the discovery of the cell nucleus and cytoplasmic streaming. | |

Creator of the first version of the periodic table of elements | |

Harmonic law of planetary motion | |

Significant contributions to game theory, differential geometry, and partial differential equations | |

Discovered argon; explained how light scattering is responsible for red color of sunset and blue color of sky | |

Double slit experiment | |

First effective polio vaccine | |

Most widely known for observing that electric currents induce magnetic fields. He shaped post-Kantian philosophy and advances in science throughout the late 19th century. | |

Best known as the creator of set theory | |

A famous example of his leadership in mathematics is his 1900 presentation of a collection of problems that set the course for much of the mathematical research of the 20th century | |

4 Equations of electromagnetism | |

He is best known for his work on theory of stochastic processes. | |

Pilot wave interpretation of quantum mechanics | |

Demonstrated existence of the electron | |

Developed new methods of classical/analytical mechanics | |

Accurately measured speed of light; invented the gyroscope; demonstrated the Earth's rotation | |

Navier-_______ Equation for fluid dynamics | |

Author of the astronomical treatise now known as the Almagest | |

Path integral formulation of quantum field theory | |

Discovered radio waves and the photoelectric effect | |

'No physical theory of local hidden variables can ever reproduce all of the predictions of quantum mechanics.' | |

Originated the concept of a programmable computer | |

Influential German mathematician who made lasting contributions to analysis and differential geometry, some of them enabling the later development of general relativity. | |

Developed second law of thermodynamics, a statement that the entropy of the Universe always increases. | |

Proved the stability of the solar system. He also put the theory of mathematical probability on a sound footing. | |

widely known for developing the basis of Absolute Zero | |

His Kitab al-Jabr wa-l-Muqabala presented the first systematic solution of linear and quadratic equations. He is considered the founder of algebra | |

Contributed to theoretical nuclear physics, especially concerning the mechanism for energy production in stars. | |

Invented the refracting telescope | |

Devised an interferometer and used it to try to measure Earth's absolute motion | |

His limit describes the maximum mass of a white dwarf star. | |

Cat thought experiment | |