discovered/invented | Scientist |

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. | |

The idea is that the local motion of a rotating reference frame is determined by the large scale distribution of matter | |

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

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

First heliocentric model of the solar system | |

Francis Crick acknowledged him as the 'father of molecular biology' | |

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

Exclusion Principle | |

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

Credited with the most accurate astronomical observations of his time. Work used by his contemporary, Kepler | |

Creation of a theory of radioactivity | |

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

4 Equations of electromagnetism | |

Discovered natural radioactivity | |

Approximated functions with series. | |

Pilot wave interpretation of quantum mechanics | |

Law of Universal Gravitation | |

Navier-_______ Equation for fluid dynamics | |

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

widely known for developing the basis of Absolute Zero | |

Best known as the father of fractal geometry | |

Credited with the law of refraction | |

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

First effective polio vaccine | |

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 | |

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

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 | |

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

Founding contributions in the fields of statistical mechanics and statistical thermodynamics | |

Developed empirical formula to describe hydrogen spectrum | |

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

Discovery of penicillin launched the modern era of antibiotics | |

Controlled, liquid-fueled rocketry | |

Developed the principle of least action of classical mechanics | |

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