World Scientists

Isaac Newton

4 January 1643
31 March 1727
FRS , Knight Bachelor.

Isaac Newton FRS (25 December 1642 – 20 March) was an English physicist and mathematician described in his own day as a “natural philosopher” Read More

Galileo Galilei

15 February 1564
8 January 1642
Nobel Prize in Physics 2002

Galileo was one of the first people to study the sky with a telescope. He was the first person to discover moons orbiting another planet Read More

Johannes Kepler

27 December 1571
15 November 1630

Johannes Kepler broke the convention of thousands of long periods of space science, finding that the brilliant bodies follow circular ways. Kepler's laws of planetary Read More

Michael Faraday

22 September 1791
25 August 1867
Royal Society Bakerian Medal

Michael Faraday is presumably the best test physicist ever. By changing an attractive field he created electric flow in a wire, thus found electromagnetic acceptance Read More

Louis Pasteur

27 December 1822
28 September 1895
Albert Medal (1882)

Louis Pasteur (December 27, 1822 – September 28, 1895) was a French chemist and microbiologist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization. Read More

Charles Darwin

12 February 1809
19 April 1882
Royal Medal (1853)

Charles Robert Darwin, (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. Read More

Nikola Tesla

10 July 1856
7 January 1943
Elliott Cresson Medal (1894)

Nikola Tesla pronounced 10 July 1856 – 7 January 1943 was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist. who is best known for his contributions to the design of the modern Read More

Ernest Rutherford

30 August 1871
19 October 1937
Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Ernest Rutherford is the dad of atomic science and atomic material science. He found and named the nuclear core, the proton, the alpha molecule, the beta molecule, and he anticipated the presence of the neutron. Read More

Niels Bohr

7 October 1885
18 November 1962
Nobel Prize in Physics

Niels Bohr was one of the foremost scientists of modern physics, best known for his substantial contributions to quantum theory and his Nobel Prize-winning research Read More

Werner Heisenberg

5 December 1901
1 February 1976
Matteucci Medal

Werner Heisenberg played a crucial role in the creation of quantum mechanics, developing the matrix mechanics formulation, establishing that the behavior of atomic sized particles is very different from larger objects Read More

Marie Curie

7 November 1867
4 July 1934
Nobel Prize in Physics

Marie Skłodowska Curie born Maria Salomea Skłodowska 7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934 was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist. who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity.
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385 BC, Stagira, Greece.
322 BC, Chalcis, Greece.

Aristotle (Aristotle; 384–322 BC) was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece. His father, Nicomachus, died when Aristotle was a child, whereafter Proxenus of Atarneus became his guardian. Read More

Albert Einstein

14 March 1879
18 April 1955
Barnard Medal

Albert Einstein 14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955 was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. He received the Nobel Prize

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c.610 BC
c. 546 BC

Anaximander c.610 – c.546 BC), was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher who lived in Miletus, a city of Ionia (in modern-day Turkey). He belonged to the Milesian school and learned the teachings of his master Thales.

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James Clerk Maxwell

13 June 1831
5 November 1879
Smith's Prize (1854)

James Clerk Maxwell (13 June 1831 – 5 November 1879) was a Scottish researcher in the field of scientific material science. His most striking accomplishment was to figure the old style hypothesis

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