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Caroline Herschel (1750-1848).  fue una astrónoma alemana que vivió también en Inglaterra. Trabajó con su hermano Sir William Herschel en la elaboración de sus telescopios y en sus observaciones. Wikipedia

Caroline Herschel (1750-1848). fue una astrónoma alemana que vivió también en Inglaterra. Trabajó con su hermano Sir William Herschel en la elaboración de sus telescopios y en sus observaciones. Wikipedia

10 Bizarre Death Predictions That Came True -Abraham de Moivre

10 Bizarre Death Predictions That Came True

Carl Friedrich Gauss - (1777 - 1855) mathématicien, physicien et astronome allemand.

Carl Friedrich Gauss, mathematician who developed the method of least squares in

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The Bernoulli Family Jacob Bernoulli

Lise Meitner

Lise Meitner was an Austrian, later Swedish, physicist who worked on radioactivity and nuclear physics. Meitner was part of the team that discovered nuclear fission, an achievement for which her colleague Otto Hahn was awarded the Nobel Prize.

Evangelista Torricelli (1608–1647) was an Italian physicist and mathematician, best known for his invention of the barometer, but is also known for his advances in optics and work on the method of Indivisibles.

Evangelista Torricelli was an Italian physicist and mathematician, best known for his invention of the barometer, but is also known for his advances in optics and work on the method of Indivisibles.

Man's inhumanity to Man.  Young Alan Turing (age 16) - founder of computer science, helped win World War II by decrypting the german coding machine Enigma. After the war he was tried in court for being gay, found guilty, forced to take castration pills, and then driven to commit suicide.

Turing Biographer On The True Story Of Genius's Tragic Death

Young Alan Turing - founder of computer science, helped win World War II by decrypting the german coding machine Enigma. After the war he was tried in court for being gay, found guilty, forced to take castration pills, and then driven to commit suicide.

Nikolai Lobachevsky (1792 - 1856) was a Russian mathematician and geometer, known primarily for his work on hyperbolic geometry, otherwise known as Lobachevskian geometry. It was a non-Euclidean geometry.

Nikolai Lobachevsky - was a Russian mathematician and geometer, known primarily for his work on hyperbolic geometry, otherwise known as Lobachevskian geometry. It was a non-Euclidean geometry.

Louis Pasteur ( 1822 - 1895), French chemist and microbiologist who was one of the most important founders of medical microbiology. Pasteur’s contributions to science, technology, and medicine are nearly without precedent. He pioneered the study of molecular asymmetry; discovered that microorganisms cause fermentation and disease; originated the process of pasteurization; saved the beer, wine, and silk industries in France; and developed vaccines against anthrax.

Louis Pasteur: Louis Pasteur, French chemist who was one of the most important founders of medical microbiology.

Galileo - Scientist who helped make great strides in Astronomy and helped challenge ruling religious orthodoxy.

Galileo Galilei was an Italian Astronomer and Scientist. Read this biography of Galileo Galilei to find more on his life.

Physicist Wilhelm Röntgen, born March 27, 1845, detected wavelength electromagnetic radiation, resulting in the discovery of x-rays.

Physicist Wilhelm Röntgen, born March detected wavelength electromagnetic radiation, resulting in the discovery of x-rays, or Rontgen rays as we used to say.

Michael Faraday, (22 September 1791 – 25 August 1867) English chemist and physicist. Looking young and handsome in this painting by S.W. Stancase.  Michael Faraday never received formal scientific training. Through hard work and by showing interest, he managed to approach the European scientific elite and learn from them through lectures and conversations. He was only an assistant far from being considered a "gentleman", but he was a great man, full of curiosity for finding out how the world…

Michael Faraday – English chemist and physicist, his inventions formed the foundation of electric motor technology, and it was largely due to his efforts that electricity became viable for use in technology.

Antoine Henri Becquerel (15 December 1852 – 25 August 1908) was a French physicist, Nobel laureate, and the discoverer of radioactivity along with Marie Skłodowska-Curie and Pierre Curie, for which all three won the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics.

Antoine Henri Becquerel December 1852 – 25 August was a French physicist, Nobel laureate, and the discoverer of radioactivity along with Marie Skłodowska-Curie and Pierre Curie, for which all three won the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics.

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