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History of Science

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The History of Science

Who were the major players in the history of science, and what were their contributions?

 

 


 

 

Galileo Galilei

 

Born: February 15th, 1464

Died: January 8th, 1642

 

-- Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher

 

-- A.K.A. "Father of Modern Observational Astronomy" + "Father of Modern Physics" + "Father of Science" + "Father of Modern Science"

 

-- First to show that all objects fall to Earth at a constant acceleration

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

Isaac Newton

 

Born: January 4th, 1643

Died: March 31st, 1727

 

-- English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist

 

-- Decribed universal gravitation and laws of motion, as well as principles of conservation of momentum in mechanics and developement of calculus in mathematics

 

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