Famous Scientific Experimenters

Who ran these experiments?
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First person to observe a cell under a microscope.
Robert Hooke
Experimented with peas to discover fundemental laws of genetics.
Gregor Mendel
Demonstrated evolution by natural selection.
Charles Darwin
Discovered double helix shape of DNA.
James Watson, Francis Crick, Rosalind Franklin
Invented pasteurization.
Louis Pasteur
Used gold foil to discover the positive nucleus of an atom.
Ernest Rutherford
Pioneered research into radioactivity.
Marie Curie
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Showed the volume of a gas was inversely related to the correspdoning pressure.
Robert Boyle
Demonstrated how lightning is a form of electrical discharge.
Benjamin Franklin
Tested differences in pitch with approaching and passing noises.
Christian Doppler
Experimented with classical conditioning.
Ivan Pavlov
Experimented with operant conditioning.
B. F. Skinner
Studied human obedience in the presence of an authority figure.
Stanley Milgram
Conducted the controversial Stanford Prison Experiment.
Philip Zimbardo
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