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Science People

PersonWhat they did
Archimedes(Ancient Greece) Designed the compound pulley, and lever
Amedo Avogadoro (Italian,18th century) Established the principles of molarity, clarified the relationship between atoms and molecules
Robert Boyle(Irish 17th century)
Galileo Galilei (Italian 17th century) All bodies, fall at the same rate. Relativity laws of physics are constant within a constantly
Marie Curie(Polish/French 19th century) Radioactivity
Michel Faraday(English, 18th/19th century) Electromagnetism and electrochemistry. Introduced the concept of fields to the study of magnetism and electricity. Effect of a strong magnetic field on the behavior of light rays
Wilhelm Ostwald(Latvian 19th/20th century) Properties of atomic particles, and defined a mole
Stephan Hawking(English 20th/21st century) Theretical cosmology and quantum gravity
J. Robert Oppenheimer(American 20th century) Astrophysics, nuclear physics, and quantum field theory. Manhattan Project
Linus Pauling(American 20th century) Quantum mechanics of genetic diseases
Enrico Fermi(Italian/American 20th century) Discovered the process of making elements artificially radioactive y bombarding them with neutrons Manhattan Project
Niels Bohr(Danish 20th century) Bohr established that the number of electrons determined the atom's chemical properties
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