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Albert Einstein: theory of special relativity, explanation of Brownian motion, and photoelectric effect
Ernest Rutherford: Atomic nucleus
Lawrence Morley, Fred Vine, and Drummond Matthews: Paleomagnetic stripes in ocean crust as evidence of plate tectonics (Vine-Matthews-Morley hypothesis).
Muhammad ibn Zakarīya Rāzi (Rhazes): refutation of Aristotelian classical elements and Galenic humorism; and discovery of measles and smallpox, and kerosene and distilled petrole
William Herschel announces discovery of Uranus, expanding the known boundaries of the solar system for the first time in modern history
Erwin Schrödinger: Schrödinger equation (Quantum mechanics)
The Neanderthal Genome Project presented preliminary genetic evidence that interbreeding did likely take place and that a small but significant portion of Neanderthal admixture is
Shinya Yamanaka generates first induced pluripotent stem cells
Mikhail Lomonosov: discovery of the atmosphere of Venus
Anton van Leeuwenhoek: Observes Microorganisms by Microscope
Averroes: relationship between force, work and kinetic energy
Higgs boson is discovered at CERN
J. Craig Venter Institute creates the first synthetic genome for a bacterial cell
Christian Doppler: Doppler effect
Dmitri Mendeleev: Periodic table
Inflation theory is being proved by Gravitational waves
Antoine Lavoisier (and Joseph Priestley): discovery of oxygen leading to end of Phlogiston theory
Grigori Perelman presents proof of the Poincaré Conjecture.
William Morton: discovery of anesthesia
Edwin Hubble: the discovery that the Milky Way is just one of many galaxies
Ole Rømer: first measurement of the speed of light
Exotic hadrons are discovered at the LHCb
Copernicus: heliocentric model
Georges Cuvier: Establishes extinction as a fact
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Gerson Goldhaber and Saul Perlmutter observed that the expansion of the universe is accelerating.
Newton: Laws of motion, law of universal gravitation, basis for classical physics
Roslin Institute: Dolly the sheep was cloned.
Nicole Oresme: discovery of the curvature of light through atmospheric refraction
Georges Lemaître: Theory of the Big Bang
The first draft of the human genome is completed.
Al-Kindi (Alkindus): refutation of the theory of the transmutation of metals
Charles Darwin and Alfred Wallace: Theory of evolution by natural selection
Henri Becquerel discovers radioactivity
Matthias Schleiden: all plants are made of cells
Alessandro Volta: discovers electrochemical series and invents the battery
Various Early Astronomers: Observe supernova, later correlated to the Crab Nebula.
Jean-Baptiste Lamarck: teleological evolution
Benjamin Franklin: Lightning is electrical
Fritz Haber: Haber Process and also the Oil drop experiment by Robert Andrews Millikan to determine the charge on an electron
first codification of the Double-entry bookkeeping system, which slowly developed in previous centuries
John Dalton: Atomic Theory in (Chemistry)
Karl Schwarzschild: discovery of the Schwarzschild radius leading to the identification of black holes
Ptolemy: produced the geocentric model of the solar system.
Albert Einstein: theory of general relativity – also David Hilbert
Photonic molecules are discovered at MIT
Theodoric of Freiberg: correct explanation of rainbow phenomenon
James Chadwick: Discovery of the neutron
George Otto Gey propagates first cancer cell line, HeLa

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