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Top 10 Greatest Scientists

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    Mbonea JF-Expert Member

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    A list of the top 10 scientists of all time.
    Sir Issac Newton. Discovered laws of gravity and motion. Made investigations into a whole range of subjects maths, optics, physics, and astronomy
    Louis Pasteur. Probably saved more lives than any other person. 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
    Galileo. Using first modern telescope, Galileo revolutionised our understanding of the world successfully proving the earth revolved around the sun and not the other way around.
    Marie Curie. Discoverd radiation and helped to apply it in the field of X ray.
    Albert Einstein. Revolutionised physics with his theories of quantum physics. Lay framework for atomic energy.
    Charles Darwin. Developed theory of evolution against a backdrop of disbelief and scepticism. Collected evidence over 20 years.
    Emil Fisher The outstanding chemist of the modern age. Synthesied many products to show their constituent parts.
    Paul Dirac. One of the early exponents of quantum physics. Paul developed theories of the electron and the special theory of relativity.
    Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose. Great Bengali scientist who made important contributions in the field of radio and microwave technology. Also showed how sap in a plant rose.
    Aristotle. Great early Greek scientist who made many researches in the natural sciences including botany, zoology, physics, astronomy, chemistry, and meteorology, geometry
    Other Great Scientists include
    Scientist Biographies
    Michael Faraday - magno electrics
    Stephen Hawking - work on black holes
    Alexander Fleming - penicillin
    Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) - Three laws of planetary motion
    James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879) - Electricity and Magnetism
    Paul Dirac (1902-1984) - pioneers of quantum mechanics.
    http://www.biographyonline.net/scientists/top-10-scientists.html
     
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    Domisianus Senior Member

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    Albert Einstein &Sir Issac Newton are best scientists ever happen in this world.In 2009 Sir Issac Newton was named as scientist of the century while Albert Einstein is scientist of the Millenium. Probably the third number could go to Louis Pasteur for his outstanding saving more lives than any other person an he 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.
     
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