Useful Biographies of Scientists and Inventors

Here I will give you a compact list of useful biographies of famous personalities who belong to science background, some of them are big inventors. This list will prove to be very important for students and specially kids. We will mention biographies of famous scientists throughout the ages. These scientists includes Aristotle, Leonardo Da Vinci, Galileo to modern day scientists, such as Einstein, Tesla and James Watson. As inventions and discoveries added to one another, human civilization, technology and science advanced and evolved. Throughout history, the greatest scientific minds have not only demystified the world with their discoveries, but helped shape how we live in it with their ingenious inventions. From Sir Isaac Newton to Charles Darwin to Albert Einstein and many more brilliant minds, here is a group of famous scientists who have made major advances in the field of science.

Here is the list of Famous/Useful Biographies of Scientists and Inventors

Alexander Graham Bell Invented the telephone.
 Rachel Carson Founder of environmental science.
 George Washington Carver Botanist who was called the “farmers best friend.”
 Francis Crick and James Watson Discovered the structure of the DNA molecule.
 Marie Curie Physicist who discovered radioactivity. Discovered radiation and helped to apply it in the field of X ray. She won Nobel Prize in both Chemistry and Physics.
 Leonardo da Vinci Inventor and artist from the Renaissance.
 Thomas Edison Invented the light bulb, phonograph, and the motion picture.
 Albert Einstein Came up with the Theory of Relativity and the equation E=mc2. Won Nobel Prize in Physics (1921) for his discovery of the Photoelectric effect, which formed basis of Quantum Theory.
 Henry Ford Invented the Model T Ford, the first mass produced car.
 Ben Franklin Inventor and Founding Father of the United States.
 Galileo First used the telescope to view the planets and stars. His work Two New Sciences laid ground work for science of Kinetics and strength of materials.
 Jane Goodall Studied chimpanzees in the wild for many years.
 Johannes Gutenberg Invented the printing press.
 Stephen Hawking Discovered Hawking Radiation and wrote A Brief History in Time.
 Antoine Lavoisier Father of modern chemistry.
 Isaac Newton Discovered the theory of gravity and the three laws of motion. Newton was a polymath who made investigations into a whole range of subjects including mathematics, optics, physics, and astronomy. In his Principia Mathematica, published in 1687, he laid the foundations for classical mechanics, explaining law of gravity and the Laws of Motion.
 Louis Pasteur Discovered pasteurization, vaccines, and founded the science of germ theory. Contributed greatly towards the advancement of medical sciences developing cures for rabies, anthrax and other infectious diseases. Also enabled process of pasteurisation to make milk safer to drink. Probably saved more lives than any other person
 The Wright Brothers  Invented the first airplane.


Hope you liked our comprehensive directory of world famous scientists highlighting their works and achievements.

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