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Proposed the geocentric theory
Ptolomy
Believed that all life began in the sea
Anaximander
Collected data supporting the heliocentric theory using a telescope but had to recant it.
Galileo
One of the first scientists
Thales
Disproved many of Aristotle's ideas
Bradwardine
Believed all things were contructed of air
Anaximenes
Developed the idea of spontaneous generation
Aristotle
Destroyed the idea of the immutability of species and introduced evolution.
Darwin
Father of atomic theory
Leucippus
Built the microscope
van Leeuwenhoek
The first to break from the geocentric view of the universe
Nicholas of Cusa
Destroyed the idea of spontaneous generation and introduced the vaccines.
Pasteur
Demonstrated what we now call atmospheric pressure
Pascal
Realized that matter cannot be created or destroyed and that it only changes forms.
Lavoisier
Considered the first modern scientist and the father of the scientific method
Grosseteste
Said that the earth took millions of years to form
Lyell
His work showed that planets don't travel around the sun in circles
Kepler
The founder of modern physics
Maxwell
Solved the mystery of the rainbow
Von Freiberg
The founder of modern chemistry
Boyle
Student of Grosseteste and advocated his work
Bacon
Developed the model of the atom.
Bohr
Developed the heliocentric system
Copernicus
Developed the Three Laws of Motion and considered the greatest scientist of all
Newton
Wrote the first book that illustrated all the insides of the human body
Vesalius
Known as the electrical giant
Faraday
Best known for his work with fluids
Archimedes
Developed the classification of all living things
Linnaeus
Believed that all matter is made of atoms
Democritus
Developed the First Law of Thermodynamics
Joule
Developed two theories of relativity.
Einstein
His work was the basis for genetics
Mendel
Proposed that energy exists in small packets or quanta.
Planck
The founder of the modern atomic theory
Dalton