discovered/invented | Scientist |

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

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

First effective polio vaccine | |

Electromagnetic Induction | |

Detected electromagnetic radiation in a wavelength range today known as x-rays | |

First heliocentric model of the solar system | |

Invented the microscope | |

His limit describes the maximum mass of a white dwarf star. | |

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

Uncertainty Principle | |

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

Developed chemical thermodynamics; introduced concepts of free energy and chemical potential | |

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

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

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

Figurehead of the new science of genetics for his study of the inheritance of certain traits in pea plants | |

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). | |

first version of the law of conservation of mass | |

Approximated functions with series. | |

Creation of a theory of radioactivity | |

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

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

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

Navier-_______ Equation for fluid dynamics | |

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. | |

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

Best known as the father of fractal geometry | |

Discovered argon; explained how light scattering is responsible for red color of sunset and blue color of sky | |

Her most noteworthy work is that on the X-ray diffraction images of DNA. | |

Accurately measured speed of light; invented the gyroscope; demonstrated the Earth's rotation | |

Credited with the law of refraction | |

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

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

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

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