The Life and Contributions to Science of Nikola Tesla

Tesla, Nikola (July 10, 1856 – January 7, 1943), inventor and electrical engineer, was born in Smiljan, Croatia and died in New York City, New York, the son of Milutin and ?uka Tesla, both of which were Orthodox priests. His mother ?uka invented small household appliances, which triggered Tesla’s interest in invention; however his father … Read more

Galileo the Great

Who is Galileo the Great? Galileo Galilei was born February 15, 1564, Pisa Italy. Galileo is an Italian philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician who made many fundamental contributions to the sciences of motion, astronomy, and strength of materials and to the development of the scientific method. His idea about the law of the falling things, and … Read more

My hero is Galileo

I chose Galileo as my hero. He was born in 1564 in Pisa, Italy where he grew up with his brothers and sisters. His father taught music and was a famous musician. He and his family moved to the city of Florence when he was 10 years old where he began his education at monastery. … Read more

Robert Millikan and His Oil Drop Experiment

A scientist can truly be viewed as revolutionary when their di Robert Andrews Millikan was born on the 22nd of March in 1868 as the second son of Reverend Silas Franklin Millikan (Father) and Mary Jane Andrews Millikan (Mother) in the town of Morrison, Illinois. He attended the Maquoketa Community High School in Iowa and … Read more

The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell

Medicine has revolutionized the way life is lived worldwide. When Elizabeth Blackwell was alive, women often died from complications of pregnancy or complications during childbirth.1 Nowadays, the percent of women in first and second world countries who die from complications of pregnancy/childbirth has significantly decreased. If women had not entered the field of medicine, aspects … Read more

Anton van Leeuwenhoek – The Father of Microbiology

Anton van Leeuwenhoek was a Dutch scientist who was born on October 24, 1632, in, what was at the time, the Dutch Republic. Anton van Leeuwenhoek was proclaimed “The Father of Microbiology” by the scientific world for his numerous contributions to science throughout his lifetime. He made discoveries about bacteria, spermatozoa, single-celled life forms, the … Read more

The Biography of Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Jacques Cousteau Jacques Cousteau was a famous scientist his full name was Jacques-Yves Cousteau .Jacques was born in Saint-Andre-de-Cubzac, France on June eleventh of nineteen ten and Cousteau died of a heart attack on twenty fifth June nineteen ninety seven in Paris, two weeks after his 87th birthday.Jacques was mainly an oceanographer, marine biologist, and … Read more

NEWTON’S LAWS IN SPACE TECHNOLOGY

A space shuttle or a rocket is definitely one of the most complex structures one can ever build. You need the best engineers to build one successfully, for if anything goes wrong, then lives and billions of dollars will be lost. Physics comes into play here. In fact, it plays a major role in making … Read more

The Biography of Eli Whitney

“One man, and a horse will do more than 50 men with the old machine’s” (“NATIONAL ARCHIVES”) Eli Whitney would of said. But his major accomplishment was the invention of the cotton gin. This is to show all the help and a little bit of hurt that this man created for this new America. On … Read more

Albert Einstein Biography

Albert Einstein was born March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Wurttemberg, Germany. and died April 18, 1955 at University Medical Center at Princeton from an abdominal aortic aneurysm. He grew up in a jewish family with his dad, brother and mom. Albert was a lowly patent clerk who went out by himself to test all the … Read more

Ernest Rutherford, the Father of Nuclear Physics.

An outstanding New Zealand Scientist, best some might say. Is he? A boy named Ernest Rutherford was given birth near Nelson, New Zealand in 1871. He was very inventive in his early years, which he used to help his parents’ farm, He said, “We haven’t the money, so we’ve got to think”He received well education, … Read more

Hypatia – the earliest female mathematician

Hypatia was the earliest female mathematician. She was born 350 CE and died 415 CE. This makes her about 65 years of age. She was the daughter of Theon. He was a mathematician and an astronomer. Theon is most known for his preservation of Euclid’s Elements. Additionally, he is known for his writing and comments … Read more

The Irrelevance of a Student’s Performance as a Success Determinant With Reference To Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, And Benjamin Franklin

Most of the time a student’s achievement in education is measured by grades. Can you achieve more success in life with higher grades? Grades portray what the teacher or professors believe to be the best or worst answer. A student could learn a lot in a class but have a bad grade because of a … Read more

Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis

Arrowsmith is a classic American novel written by Sinclair Lewis. Lewis wrote this book in the early 1900s as a current outlook on the world of science in that time. The main theme it focuses on is commercialism and its effect on science. During this time period there were many advances in the field of … Read more