discovered/invented | Scientist |

Discovered natural radioactivity | |

Credited with double helix structure of DNA | |

His law relates the distribution of electric charge to the resulting electric field. | |

Originated the concept of a programmable computer | |

First effective polio vaccine | |

Formulated the general theory of elasticity in a mathematically usable form (1821) | |

Improvements to the Newcomen steam engine were fundamental to the changes brought by the Industrial Revolution | |

The American scientist who discovered electromagnetic induction independently of and at about the same time as Michael Faraday | |

Founded qualitative dynamics (the mathematical theory of dynamical systems); created topology; contributed to solution of the three-body problem | |

He is credited with designing innovative machines, including siege engines and the screw pump that bears his name. | |

Invented the microscope | |

Navier-_______ Equation for fluid dynamics | |

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

In physics her theorem explains the fundamental connection between symmetry and conservation laws | |

Approximated functions with series. | |

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

Invented the refracting telescope | |

widely known for developing the basis of Absolute Zero | |

Discovery of penicillin launched the modern era of antibiotics | |

Particularly remembered for his work on the development of the first nuclear reactor. A type of particle is named after him. | |

His studies of heat transfer between solids and fluids brought improvements in boiler and condenser design. | |

Worked with Otto Hahn in the discovery of fission | |

Developed new methods of classical/analytical mechanics | |

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

Preeminent rocket engineer of the 20th century | |

Incompleteness Theorem | |

Predicted the existence of antimatter by combining quantum mechanics with special relativity | |

Developed the principle of least action of classical mechanics | |

4 Equations of electromagnetism | |

Remembered today as the creator of a tool still used by biologists to predict the probability of possible genotypes of offspring | |

He created the first vaccine for rabies | |

Jean Dieudonné called him 'the last of the great mathematicians' | |

Patents and theoretical work formed the basis of modern alternating current (AC) electric power systems, including the polyphase system of electrical distribution and the AC motor | |

Best known for his role as the scientific director of the Manhattan Project | |

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