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Scientific Discoveries

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    Seleucus of Seleucia and his discovery of tides being caused by the moon.
  • 150

    Geocentric Model

    Ptolemy produced the geocentric model of the solar system.
  • Jan 1, 750

    Beginning of chemistry and experimental method

    Discovery of hydrochloric, sulfuric, nitric and acetic acids; discovery of soda, potash and pure alcohol.
  • Earth's magnetic field

    By William Gilbert
  • First two laws of planetary motion

    Johannes Kepler
  • The first measurement of the speed of light

    Ole Rømer
  • Laws of motion

  • Lightning is electrical

    Benjamin Franklin
  • Charles' law of ideal gas

    Jacques Charles
  • Teleological Evolution

    Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
  • Atomic Theory

    John Dalton
  • Avogadro's law

    Amedeo Avogadro
  • Periodic_table

    Dmitri Mendeleev
  • The discovers x-rays

    Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
  • Third law of thermodynamics

    Walther Nernst
  • Theory of general relativity

    Albert Einstein
  • Theory of the Big Bang

    Georges Lemaître
  • Dolly the sheep was cloned.

    Roslin Institute
  • Human Genome

    The first draft of the human genome is completed.