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Famous People of Science

If you are a science addict, then you should have no problem answering who has contributed to science.
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Famous Accomplishments
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Known as the "Father of Genetics." Did experiments on pea plants to determine heredity.
Gregor Mendel
Notorious German scientist that worked on the theory of relativity. Proposed the equation E=mc2.
Albert Einstein
Female scientist who did experiments with radioactivity. Has an element named after her.
Marie Curie
Astronomer who discovered planets using an industrial telescope in the 1500s.
Galileo Galilei
Chemist and pharmacologist who discovered Penicillin in 1922.
Alexander Fleming
A geologist and biologist who discovered the theory of evolution.
Charles Darwin
A disabled cosmologist who created the theory that black holes emit radiation.
Stephen Hawking
1600s scientist who discovered gravity by a falling apple.
Isaac Newton
Mechanical engineer and physicist who contributed to the design of the modern alternating current.
Nikola Tesla
Scottish-born scientist who invented the telephone and the metal detector.
Alexander Graham Bell
Inventor who created the stop motion camera and the lightbulb.
Thomas Edison
Inventor that presumably did a lot of inventions using peanuts.
George Washington Carver
4 Comments
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Level 56
Apr 27, 2018
Last names should be sufficient. Some leeway on spelling should also be allowed (Nicolai vs Nikolai, Steven vs Stephen).
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Level 61
Apr 30, 2018
Ok
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Level 56
Apr 27, 2018
Why the sarcasm? Why is Einstein notorious rather than famous? Do you have evidence that casts doubt that Carver was an inventor?
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Level 61
Apr 30, 2018
I'm not being sarcastic. I just chose notorious over famous it's not a big deal. It is also common knowledge that Carver is an inventor.