discovered/invented | Scientist |

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

Credited with double helix structure of DNA | |

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

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

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

Approximated functions with series. | |

His work included early telescopic studies elucidating the nature of the rings of Saturn and the discovery of its moon Titan, the invention of the pendulum clock and other investig | |

Exclusion Principle | |

Invented the refracting telescope | |

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

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

Electromagnetic Induction | |

He derived the transformation equations subsequently used by Albert Einstein to describe space and time. | |

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

French mathematician, mechanician, physicist and philosopher. He was also co-editor with Denis Diderot of the Encyclopédie. | |

Principle states that for an inviscid flow, an increase in the speed of the fluid occurs simultaneously with a decrease in pressure or a decrease in the fluid's potential energy | |

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 as the creator of set theory | |

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

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

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

Dutch computer researcher who published on eavesdropping on the contents of a CRT and LCD display. | |

Pilot wave interpretation of quantum mechanics | |

Double slit experiment | |

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. | |

Discovered oxygen | |

Matter waves | |

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

First heliocentric model of the solar system | |

He created the first vaccine for rabies | |

Founded analytic geometry, the bridge between algebra and geometry. | |

Discovery of penicillin launched the modern era of antibiotics | |