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Articles about famous scientists and their contributions to the world of science.

JJ Thomson Contribution Featured

10 Major Contributions of J. J. Thomson

 Sir Joseph John Thomson (1857 – 1940) is one of the most revered figures in the field of Physics. He is best known for his discovery of the electron and his experiments and work...
Thomas Edison Contribution Featured

Thomas Edison | 10 Major Accomplishments And Contributions

 Thomas Alva Edison (1847 – 1931) was an American inventor who had a major and long lasting impact on how the world progressed in the late 19th and 20th century especially in the fields...
Heinrich Hertz Contribution Featured

7 Major Contributions of Heinrich Hertz

 Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (1857 – 1894) was a German physicist who is most famous for his work in the field of electromagnetism. In 1865, Scottish scientist James Maxwell had proposed that light was an...
Plato Contribution Featured

Plato’s 10 Major Contributions And Accomplishments

 It is estimated that Plato was born in Athens, Greece around the year 428 in fifth century BCE. Born in a rich and affluent Athenian family Plato desired to become a politician but as...
Rene Descartes Facts Featured

Rene Descartes | 10 Facts On The Famous French Philosopher

 Rene Descartes is widely regarded as the father of modern western philosophy. Apart from being a leading philosopher, he also played a key role in the development of mathematics by being a pioneer of...
Nikola Tesla Facts Featured

Nikola Tesla | 10 Facts About The Famous Scientist

 Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American scientist who is renowned for his enormous contribution to physics, especially to the field of alternating current (AC) electricity supply system. Tesla was an ethnic Serb who was...
Rene Descartes Contribution Featured

Rene Descartes | 10 Major Contributions And Accomplishments

 René Descartes (1596 – 1650) is widely regarded as the father of modern western philosophy. Apart from other things, he wrote some of the most influential works of modern philosophy which are still studied...
Nikola Tesla Contributions Featured

Nikola Tesla’s 10 Major Contributions And Accomplishments

 Nikola Tesla (1856 – 1943) was born as an ethnic Serb, in the village of Smiljan in the Austro-Hungarian Empire (present day Croatia). Training to be an engineer he attended the Johann-Rudolph-Glauber Realschule Karlstadt,...
Industrial Revolution Inventions Featured

10 Major Inventions of the Industrial Revolution

 The Industrial Revolution was a period of major industrialization which began in Great Britain in the mid-18th century and spread to other European countries, including Belgium, France and Germany, and to the United States....
Industrial Revolution Inventors Featured

10 Major Inventors of the Industrial Revolution

 The Industrial Revolution was a major event in history which had an enormous impact on the way the world functioned. It began in Great Britain in the mid-18th century and spread to other European...