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Fathers of Fields

Contains people widely considered to be Fathers of certain fields and subjects.
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Last updated: October 28, 2022
First submittedMay 30, 2022
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Relativity
Albert Einstein
Telephone
Alexander Graham Bell
Biology
Aristotle
Evolution
Charles Darwin
Nuclear Physics
Ernest Rutherford
Geometry
Euclid
Modern Physics
Galileo Galilei
English Literature
Geoffrey Chaucer
Western Medicine
Hippocrates
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Architecture
Imhotep
Classical Mechanics
Isaac Newton
Psychoanalysis
Sigmund Freud
Numbers
Pythagoras
Modern Astronomy
Nicolaus Copernicus
Bacteriology
Louis Pasteur
Atom Bomb
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Mathematics
Archimedes
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Level 59
Aug 19, 2022
Benjamin Franklin rather than Alessandro Volta? I think not.
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Level 56
Aug 19, 2022
I disagree with a lot of these but this could get very political...
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Level 61
Aug 24, 2022
Benjamin Franklin as the father of electricity? Faraday, Volta, Tesla, Clark-Maxwell were all far more important. Heck even Edison would have a better claim.
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Level 64
Sep 7, 2022
Calling Pythagoras the father of numbers is laughable. Numbers have been around for at LEAST 10,000 years.
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Level 74
Nov 3, 2022
The term modern physics is used for all physics where relativistic or quantum mechanical effects need to be considered. This has nothing to do with Galileo.