discovered/invented | Scientist |

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

Developed the resonance technique for measuring the magnetic properties of atomic nuclei | |

Pilot wave interpretation of quantum mechanics | |

In 1967 invented the twistor theory which maps geometric objects in Minkowski space into the 4-dimensional complex space with the metric signature (2,2). | |

Worked with Otto Hahn in the discovery of fission | |

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 | |

Invented the refracting telescope | |

Approximated functions with series. | |

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

Discovery of penicillin launched the modern era of antibiotics | |

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

Developed empirical formula to describe hydrogen spectrum | |

Creation of a theory of radioactivity | |

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

Law of Universal Gravitation | |

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

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

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

Credited with double helix structure of DNA | |

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

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

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

Double slit experiment | |

Navier-_______ Equation for fluid dynamics | |

First heliocentric model of the solar system | |

Described a convenient tabular presentation for binomial coefficients | |

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Developed new methods of classical/analytical mechanics | |