Famous Scientists timeline

  • 333

    Battle At Issus

    Battle At Issus
    Alexander the Great wanted power and wanted to conquer the Persian Empire.
    Alexander Suffered a thigh wound, but his tatcics were goodand he one the war although he was greatly outnumbered.
  • 403

    Battle of Piraeus

    Battle of Piraeus
    Spartans Vs. The exiles
    Spartans win
  • 431

    Peloponnesian War

    Peloponnesian War
    Athens Vs. Peloponnesian League --> Sparta (431-404 B.C.)
    3 Phases of the war:
    1.) SParta Lunched repeated invasions of Attica
    2.) Athens took advantage of it's naval supremacy to raid the coast of the Peloponnesians
    3.) Treaty
  • 460

    Democritus (Greece)

    Democritus (Greece)
    Atomic Theory
    Democritus ("Chosen of the people") was an ancient Greek philosopher born in Abdera, Thrace, Greece. He was an influential pre-Socratic philosopher who formulated an atomic theory for the cosmos.
  • May 13, 776

    Ancient Olympic Games

    Ancient Olympic Games
    The Ancient Greeks held the Olympics every 4 years. This 4-year period was known as an "Olympiad."
  • May 13, 1337

    The first 100 year war

    The first 100 year war
    In 1328 the french King died without any blood relatives to take his place. Edward the 3rd had was the best option of being the next french king. Unfortunately they elected somebody else to be king and that person started to attack Edward and his colony. Thus starting a war.. that lasted forever... AKA: 100 years
  • May 13, 1503

    Da Vinci

    Da Vinci
    In 1503 Leonardo Da Vinci Painted theeeeee
    Mona Lisa.
    Which today is located in a museum in Paris France
  • Johann Rudolf Glauber (German-Dutch)

    Johann Rudolf Glauber  (German-Dutch)
    A German-Dutch alchemist and chemist.
    Has been descibed as one of the first Chemical engineers.
    Discovered sodium-sulfate in 1625. --> "Glauber's Salt"
  • Charles Augustin de Coulomb (France)

    Charles Augustin de Coulomb (France)
    The first to find the measurements between the force of attraction of negitavely charged particles.
  • Antoine Lavoisier (France)

    Antoine Lavoisier (France)
    "Father of modern chemistry"
    Started the first version of the law of conservation of mass.
    1778: Recognized oxygen
    1783: Recognized Hydrogen
    He also created the metric system and wrote his own list of elements.
  • John Dalton (Cumberland, England)

    John Dalton (Cumberland, England)
    First Useful Atomic Theory
    John Dalton Developed the first useful atomic theory of matter around 1803. In the course of his studies on meteorology, Dalton concluded that evaporated water exists in air as an independant gas.
  • U.S. congress

    U.S. congress
    The U.S. congress was founded.
  • Small, Spherical, indivisible solid model

    Small, Spherical, indivisible solid model
    In earlier times they thought that atoms were just small balls
  • Lewis and Clark

    Lewis and Clark
    Lewis and Clark started their expidition started to the pacific coast and back.
    Sacajawea lead them through most of the way.
  • Law Changed

    Law Changed
    In 1808 they changed a law stating that African American slaves could no longer be imported into the United States.
  • Wilhelm C. Roentgen (Germany)

    Wilhelm C. Roentgen (Germany)
    German Physicist
    On November 8 1895 was able to detect Electromagnetic Radiation in a wavelength... that is today known as x-rays.
    Earned A Nobel prize in Physics.
  • Henri Becquerel (France)

    Henri Becquerel (France)
    French Physicist
    Discovered Radioactivity, and won the nobel prize in physics in 1903.
  • J.J. Thomson (Manchester England)

    J.J. Thomson (Manchester England)
    Disvocered the Electron in 1897
    In 1987 in Cambridge, J.J. Thomson experimented on cathode rays. In Britan, physicists had argued these rays were particles, but German Physicists disagreed, thinking they were a type of electromagnetic radiations.
  • Marie Curie (Poland)

    Marie Curie (Poland)
    She was the queen of Radioactivity
    She was the first person honored with to Nobel Prizes, in physics and chemistry. And she was also the first professor at the University of Paris.
    Inspiration to woman
  • Robert Andrews Millikan (U.S.)

    Robert Andrews Millikan (U.S.)
    American Experimental Physicist
    He won the Nobel laureate in physics for his measurement of the charge on the electron, and for his work on the photoelectric effect.
  • Ernest Rutherford (New Zeland)

    Ernest Rutherford (New Zeland)
    Father of Nuclear Physics
    Ernest Rutherford of Nelson OM PC FRS, widely referred to as Lord Rutherford, was a chemist (B. Sc. In chemistry and geology 1894, Canterbury College, New Zealand) and a physicist who became known as the "father" of nuclear physics.
  • War of the Pacific

    War of the Pacific
    The forces of Chile Vs. the defensive alliance of Bolivia and Peru.
    Cause: "dispute among historians"
  • Thomas Edison

    Thomas Edison
    In Menlo Park, New Jersey, Thomas Edison performs the first test of his electric railway.
  • Volcano Eruption

    Volcano Eruption
    The volcano in Indonesia erupted in May of 1883 until August that same year. The valcano Krakatoa killed about 36,000 people and caused a Tsunami.
  • Niels Bohr (Northern Europe)

    Niels Bohr (Northern Europe)
    Quantum Theory of Matter
    Niels Henrik David Bohr was a danish physicist who made fundamental conributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum mechanics, for which he recieved the nobel prize in Physics in 1922.
  • Erwin Schrodinger (Australia)

    Erwin Schrodinger (Australia)
    An Austrian theoretical physicist
    He was famous for his contributions to quantum mechanics, and created the Schrödinger equation --> Got the Nobel prize for in 1933.
    Worked with Albert Einstein :o
  • James Chadwick (England)

    James Chadwick (England)
    Discovery of the Neutron
    Sir James Chadwick was an English Nobel Laureate in physics awarded for his discovery of the neutron. In 1932, Chadwick discovered a previously unknown particle in the atomic Nucleus.
  • Electron cloud model

    Electron cloud model
    Ernest Rutherford, Niels Bohr, and Werener Heisenberg were responsible for the Electron Cloud Model
  • Werner Heisenberg (Würzburg, Germany)

    Werner Heisenberg (Würzburg, Germany)
    Uncertainty Principle
    Werner Heisenber was one of the greatest physicists of the twentieth century. He is best known as a founder of quantum mechanics, the new physics of the atomic world and especially for the uncertainty principle in quantum theory.
  • Walt Disney was born

    Walt Disney was born
    Walt Disney was born in Chicago Illinois and was best known for his cartoon creations. Today he has an amusement park named after him and also has a company named after him that creates movies.
  • Henry Ford Motor Company

    Henry Ford Motor Company
    Henry Ford was 40 years old when he founded his Motor Company.
  • Walter Maurice Elsasser (Germany)

    Walter Maurice Elsasser (Germany)
    "father of the geodynamo theory."
    In 1935, Elsasser was working in Paris he calculated the binding energies of protons and neutrons in heavy radioactive nuclei. :o
    Theory of Earths magnetic field
  • Robert J. Oppenheimer (New York, U.S.)

    Robert J. Oppenheimer (New York, U.S.)
    Theoretical Physicist
    "The father of the atomic bomb"
    Was a professor at the University of California, Berkeley
  • Plum Pudding model

    Plum Pudding model
    Made my J.J. Thomson
  • Planetary model

    Planetary model
    Ernest Rutherford
  • Titanic Sank

    Titanic Sank
    Left Southampton England and started into the sea to New York. Unfortunately it crashed into an ice berg at 11:40 on April 14th.There were only 20 lifeboats to try to hold the 2,200 people on the boat.
    The next morning, the liner Carpathia rescued 705 survivors. One thousand five hundred twenty-two passengers and crew were lost.
  • Jonas Salk (Russia)

    Jonas Salk  (Russia)
    Medical researcher and virologist
    DIscovered the first SAFE polio vaccine in 1955
    Went to New York University
  • Francis Crick (Brittian)

    Francis Crick (Brittian)
    British molecular biologist, physicist, and neuroscientist.
    Helped discover the DNA molecule with James Watson.
    He recieved the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1962.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    The 19th Amendment states that no one should be stripped of their rights as a person just because of their Gender.
    AKA: woman have the right to vote
  • The Great Gatsby was published

    The Great Gatsby was published
    Considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century, a book called The Great Gatsby, written by F. Scott. Fitzgerald was published.
    (I have recently read it myself and loved it)
  • James D. Watson (Chicago, Illinois, U.S.)

    James D. Watson (Chicago, Illinois, U.S.)
    One of co-discoverers of the structure of DNA .
    Won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nucleic acids.
  • Gandhi

    Gandhi was sent to jail for 6 years. Being charged with Civil Disobediance.
  • Alec Jeffreys (Brittian)

    Alec Jeffreys (Brittian)
    A British geneticist
    Discovered the DNA fingerprint and DNA profiling.
    Went to the University of Leicester.
  • Rutherford-Bohr model

    Rutherford-Bohr model
    Rutherford had finalized a model in the early 1900's but Bohr soon found it to be incorrect so he finalized the (what is known today) Rutherford-Bohr model
  • Mae Jemison (Alabama)

    Mae Jemison (Alabama)
    An African American physician and NASA astronaut
    First Woman to travel into space.
  • The Rubiks Cube :D

    The Rubiks Cube :D
    Created by: Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture Ernő Rubik.
    i'm pretty sure everyone today has a rubik's cube in their house.

    Pacman was first released in Japan on May 22nd 1980.
    And was the most succesful arcade game thus far.
  • Aurthur Leonard Schawlow (U.S.)

    Aurthur Leonard Schawlow (U.S.)
    American physicist.
    He Invented the lasers ... :D
    Was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1981
  • Karina A. Braley

    Karina A. Braley
    Karina .... aka: the most awesomest person in the world was born.
  • Obama became president

    Obama became president
    The first African American President
  • Leucippus (Greek)

    Leucippus (Greek)
    One of the main founders of atomism
    Tought Democratus everything he knew before he passed.