Scientists that have changed the world
I think almost any famous scientist falls into
that category because any great scientific work
usually changes how we think about things.
People that come to mind are Newton,
Einstein, Bohr, Planck, Dirac, Millikan,
Rutherford, Maxwell, Faraday, Tesla, Fleming,
Florey ...The list goes on and on. There are
many to choose from.
You could also choose a prominent female
scientist like Marie Curie, Emilie du Chatelet,
Maria Mitchell, Melisa Franklin, and many
Why don't you do a search with
http://www.google.com/ and look for Nobel
prize winners? There are good links that tell
you what these people accomplished.
Medicine here is a good link to medical awards.
Anybody who has done research in DNA, genes, gene
regulation has opened the way to our modern
understanding of genetics. Some names are
Watson and Crick Arthur Kornberg, Joshua
Lederberg, Francois Jacob, Jacques Monod, Barbara
Mc Clintock, and also Stanley Prusiner. They
should all be listed here:
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Good look and have fun exploring!
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