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Science (define)
A branch of study dedicated to the accumulation and classification of observable facts in order to formulate general laws about the natural world.
a branch
Papyrus (define)
A primitive form of paper, made from a long-leafed plant of the same name.
a primitive
Spontaneous generation
The idea that living organisms can be spontaneously formed from non-living substances.
The idea
Destroyed the idea of immutability of speices
Darwin
D
Demonstrated the First Law of Thermodynamics
Joule
J
Best know for model of the atom. It was named after him, and it revealed many of the atom's mysteries.
Bohr
B
Discovered the Law of Mass Conservation
Lavoisier
L
One of the first scientists
Thales
T
Ancient Greek scientist that believed in atoms
Democritus
D
He devoloped the first detailed atomic theory and became know as the founder of modern atomic theory.
Dalton
D
Determined the way traits are passed down by reproduction
Mendel
M
Considered the first modern scienteist
Grosseteste
G
Had 2 theories of relativity and was big in quantum physics
Einstein
E
Founder of modern physics
James Clerk Maxwell
JCM
Developed the idea of spontaneous generation
Aristotle
A
Proposed heliocentric system
Copernicus
C
proposed geocentric system
Ptolemy
P
The single greastest scientist of all times
Newton
N
Collected much data in favor of the heliocentric system but was forced to recant belief in it
Galileo
G