discovered/invented | Scientist |

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

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

Worked with Otto Hahn in the discovery of fission | |

Described a convenient tabular presentation for binomial coefficients | |

Uncertainty Principle | |

Best known as the father of fractal geometry | |

Matter waves | |

Invented the microscope | |

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

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 | |

Credited with double helix structure of DNA | |

Model of the atom | |

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

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

Relativity | |

widely known for developing the basis of Absolute Zero | |

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

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

Discovered natural radioactivity | |

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

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

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

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

Discovered splitting of spectral lines in a strong magnetic field | |

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

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

Discovery of penicillin launched the modern era of antibiotics | |

Pilot wave interpretation of quantum mechanics | |

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

She is well-known for her 45-year study of chimpanzee social and family interactions in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania | |

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

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 | |

He created the first vaccine for rabies | |

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 | |

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