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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...
Maxwell Contributions Featured

10 Major Contributions of James Clerk Maxwell

  James Clerk Maxwell (1831 – 1879) was a Scottish scientist who is most famous for his classical theory of electromagnetic radiation, which for the first time brought together electricity, magnetism and light as different...
John Locke Contributions Featured

John Locke’s 10 Major Contributions And Accomplishments

  John Locke (1632 – 1704) was an English philosopher whose works have had an enormous and profound influence on western philosophy. He is regarded as the founder of modern philosophical empiricism, a concept that...
John Locke Facts Featured

John Locke | 10 Facts About The Famous English Philosopher

  John Locke was an English philosopher who is widely regarded as one of the greatest western philosophers of all time. Locke was initially home schooled by his father. He joined Westminster School in London...
Antoine Lavoisier Contributions Featured

10 Major Contributions of Antoine Lavoisier

  Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier (1743 – 1794) was a French chemist who is most famous for changing chemistry from a qualitative to a quantitative science and for discovering the role of oxygen in combustion. Prior...
Ampere Contribution Featured

Andre-Marie Ampere’s 10 Major Contributions To Science

  Andre-Marie Ampere (1775 – 1836) was a French scientist and mathematician who is most famous for being one of the founders of the field of electromagnetism. Among other things, Ampere was the first to...
Archimedes Facts Featured

Archimedes | 10 Facts On The Ancient Greek Mathematician

  Archimedes was an ancient Greek mathematician, scientist and inventor. Little is known about the personal life of Archimedes and what is known comes from the histories authored by Plutarch, Cicero and other historians several...

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