ArchimedesHelped finding volume of spheres
Helped us with pre-algebra
Created Greek # system
Helped make boats because of floating theory
Was a mathematician, inventor
Was taught by Euclid
Went to school in Egypt
Invented Greek number system
No relationships with anyone
AristotleDeveloped 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
DemocritusCreated 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
PlatoCreated the first European University, called the Academy.
School had biology, astronomy, and mathematics. It was the first school of its kind.
learned math and writing
Father died when he was young.
Went into politics then quit.
Made famous speeches
Someone tried to sell him to slavery
Was a private tutor
Born in Athens, Greece
Created the first University in Europe
SocratesWas 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 GalileiInvented telescope, thermometer,and the theory that the earth revolves around the sun
Had 3 kids
Discovered Jupiter’s moons.
Developed the theory that the Earth revolved around the Sun.
Middle finger in a museum
His middle finger was cut off.
Gregor MendelCame up with the Modern Theory of Genetics.
Was a monk for most of his life.
Developed genetics theory.
Used peas for his study
Changed his name to Gregor.
Made bees so dangerous that they had to be killed.
Dmitri MendeleevInventor 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 Pasteurcreated Anthrax vaccine-1881
Created Rabies vaccine-1885
Created the germ theory
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 BascomMade survey of Mid Atlantic Reef
Born and died in massachusetts
Graduated in John Hopkins
Garrett MorganInvented 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.
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 BohrWas 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 HubbleDeveloped 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
To this day he holds his high school track record for high jump
Was a soldier in WW1
Percy JulianMade steroids
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
Linus Paulingtaught 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.
Frederic MohsInvented 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 HodgkinFirst 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 TharpShe 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
Ted FujitaCreated 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.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 HiggsDiscovered God Particle
2 sons & Grandchildren
Won a nobel prize in 2013 for particle physics
Jane GoodallApe conservation
by traveling the world.
UN Messenger of Peace
Has a part of animal rights preservation
Went to 2 colleges
Hwong Woo-Sukcloned dog and dairy cow
Neil DeGrasse TysonContributed 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.