SCIENTIST TIMELINE

  • 287

    Archimedes

    Archimedes
    Helped finding volume of spheres
    Helped us with pre-algebra
    Created Greek # system
    Classified Pi
    Helped make boats because of floating theory

    Was a mathematician, inventor
    Was taught by Euclid
    Went to school in Egypt
    Made pi
    Invented Greek number system
    No family
    No relationships with anyone
  • 384

    Aristotle

    Aristotle
    Developed that lighter object fall faster than heavy objects.
    Both parents died when he was young.
    Was brought up by a family friend
    Went to the Platonic Academy
    taught by Plato
    married Herpyllis but she died so he remarried
  • 420

    Democritus

    Democritus
    Created atomic theory.
    born in Abdera,Thrace
    Father was very rich.
    Travelled through Egypt,
    Called the laughing scientist because he was really laid back
    Babylon, India etc…
    Everyone thought he was a joke
  • 428

    Plato

    Plato
    Created the first European University, called the Academy.
    School had biology, astronomy, and mathematics. It was the first school of its kind.
    Greek philosopher.
    learned math and writing
    Father died when he was young.
    Went into politics then quit.
    Self taught
    Made famous speeches
    Someone tried to sell him to slavery
    Was a private tutor
    Born in Athens, Greece
    Created the first University in Europe
  • 469

    Socrates

    Socrates
    Was a Philosopher.
    father was a stone carver
    born in Athens
    was in the military but then left and started
    thinking about philosophy
    His wife is Xanthyppe
    had 3 kids
    taught plato about philosophy
    hung because he was convicted of changing young Athenean minds
  • Feb 15, 1564

    Galileo Galilei

    Galileo Galilei
    Invented telescope, thermometer,and the theory that the earth revolves around the sun
    Had 3 kids
    Discovered Jupiter’s moons.
    liked Mathematics.
    Developed the theory that the Earth revolved around the Sun.
    Middle finger in a museum
    His middle finger was cut off.
  • Gregor Mendel

    Gregor Mendel
    Came up with the Modern Theory of Genetics.
    Was a monk for most of his life.
    Developed genetics theory.
    Never married.
    Used peas for his study
    Changed his name to Gregor.
    Made bees so dangerous that they had to be killed.
  • Dmitri Mendeleev

    Dmitri Mendeleev
    Inventor of Periodic Table.
    He was Russian.
    Had 13 or 16 siblings.
    His father was blind.
    Mother died when he was young.
    The first Periodic Table was in Russian, but was added on to over time. The four Noble Gasses were missing from the first Periodic Table.
    Single until he died.
  • Louis Pasteur

    Louis Pasteur
    created Anthrax vaccine-1881
    Created Rabies vaccine-1885
    Created the germ theory
    pasteurization
    Married Mary
    Got Bachelors Degree
    3 of his kids died from typhoid fever
    Tested Rabies vaccine on 11 dogs.
    Liked Drawing and painting more than education
  • Florence Bascom

    Florence Bascom
    Made survey of Mid Atlantic Reef
    Born and died in massachusetts
    6 siblings
    Graduated in John Hopkins
    Never married
    No family
  • Garrett Morgan

    Garrett Morgan
    Invented hair straightener
    Invented gas mask
    Invented traffic light
    Seventh of eleven children.
    His mother and father were both mixed race.
    Taught himself to work machines.
    Got a private tutor at age 14.
    Only went to elementary school.
    3 major patents.
    Had 3 sons.
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein
    e=mc^2
    Discovered that energy = mass X speed of light squared
    Married but wanted her to look more like his mother so he divorced her then Married his cousin.
    Was dedicated to physics
  • Niels Bohr

    Niels Bohr
    Was a Physician Contributed to atomic theory and quantum physics Created Bohr model
    born in Copenhagen
    Lived in denmark
    went to cambridge
    University of Copenhagen
    His wife was Margrethe Norland
    Had 6 children
    Wife died before him.
  • Edwin Hubble

    Edwin Hubble
    Developed the theory that said that galaxies move apart.
    Developed a chart that could tell if galaxies were elliptical or spiral
    Born in Marshfield, Missouri
    Was a track star.
    Him and his family moved to Chicago
    Attended 2 colleges
    Received lots of medals and awards for his work.
    Hubble telescope named after him
    Still use his classification system today when classifying galaxies
    No children
    To this day he holds his high school track record for high jump
    Was a soldier in WW1
  • Percy Julian

    Percy Julian
    Made steroids
    Made medicine
    treatment for glaucoma
    Born in Montgomery, Alabama.
    Died from lung cancer
    Married Anna Roselle
    Had 2 kids Faith and Julian Jr.
    Went to Harvard, DePauw University and University of Vienna
    Studied/made steroids.
  • Linus Pauling

    Linus Pauling
    taught Quantitative Analysis
    and tried to stop use of nuclear weapons in WW
    Believed if you took Vitamin C, it would stop an infection.
    Lived in Portland, Oregon.
    Taught himself Chemistry.
    Dad was a drug addict.
    Went to college at 16.
    Taught quantitative analysis
    Went to Oregon State
    Wife was Lucy Isabelle Pauling.
    Won a Nobel Peace Prize.
    loved reading.
  • Frederic Mohs

    Frederic Mohs
    Invented Mohs Micrographic hic surgery that cures skin cancer. Father died when he was three.
    Had two sons and a daughter.
    Lived in Wisconsin.
    Worked at University of Wisconsin.
  • Dorothy Hodgkin

    Dorothy Hodgkin
    First woman in the United Kingdom to win a Nobel Prize.
    Discovered structures of Insulin, Vitamin B12 and Penicillin. Born in Cairo, Egypt.
    Was interested in chemistry
    went to Cambridge and Somerville.
    She had 3 kids
    Luke, Toby, and Elizabeth
    She had 2 sons and a girl
  • Marie Tharp

    Marie Tharp
    She mapped the topography of multiple oceans floors.
    Born in Michigan
    Never married and had no children.
    Went to three different colleges.
    born and died in America
    Was a Geologist, Oceanographic Cartographer.
    Mom taught German
    and Latin.
  • Ted Fujita

    Ted Fujita
    Created the F scale for tornadoes.
    Grew up when World War 2 was happening.
    Father died before he went to college.
    Father saved Ted’s life by not going to the college he wanted go to.
    Mom’s name was Yoshi.
    In the middle of his college career there was a bombing and the next day he found a bomb that didn’t explode.
  • John Herschel Glenn Jr.

    John Herschel Glenn Jr.
    Provided enough money for the scientists of the world.
    Marine corp pilot.
    Was an astronaut.
    His wife is Annie Glenn.
    Children are Carolynn Ann and John David Glenn. Almost died on Friendship 7
  • Peter Higgs

    Peter Higgs
    Discovered God Particle
    2 sons & Grandchildren
    Won a nobel prize in 2013 for particle physics
  • Jane Goodall

    Jane Goodall
    Ape conservation
    by traveling the world.
    UN Messenger of Peace
    Has a part of animal rights preservation
    Went to 2 colleges
  • Hwong Woo-Suk

    Hwong Woo-Suk
    cloned dog and dairy cow
    never married
    no children
    studied cloning
  • Neil DeGrasse Tyson

    Neil DeGrasse Tyson
    Contributed to the study of stars.
    Lives in Manhattan and is 55 years old, studied cosmology and stellar evolution
    Went on Apollo 11,
    Graduated Harvard university and got a P.H.D alive today
    George Bush hired him for a future aerospace project.