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Melanie BaylanMelanie Baylan asked 7 months ago

He was the the first person in history to recognize that our planet is free in space and does not need to sit on something.
A. André-Marie Ampère 
B. Anaximander
C. Mary Anning
D. Archimedes

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Melanie BaylanMelanie Baylan asked 7 months ago

He founded the sciences of mechanics and hydrostatics.
A. Anaximander
B. Aristarchus
C. Mary Anning
D. Aristotle

Melanie BaylanMelanie Baylan asked 7 months ago

He promoted the idea that the earth follows a circular orbit around the sun eighteen centuries before Nicolaus Copernicus resurrected the idea.
A. Amedeo Avogadro
B. Aristarchus
C. Aristotle
D. André-Marie Ampère

Melanie BaylanMelanie Baylan asked 7 months ago

He invented the metal detector and the telephone.
A. Alexander Graham Bell 
B. Francis Bacon
C. Francis Bacon
D. Niels Bohr

Melanie BaylanMelanie Baylan asked 7 months ago

He defined elements, compounds and mixtures; and he discovered the first gas law.
A. Tycho Brahe
B. Brahmagupta
C. Daniel Bernoulli
D. Robert Boyle

Melanie BaylanMelanie Baylan asked 7 months ago

He discovered the antidote to arsenic poisoning.
A. Robert Bunsen 
B. Rachel Carson
C. Santiago Ramón y Cajal
D. George Washington Carver 

Melanie BaylanMelanie Baylan asked 7 months ago

He discovered the neutron and led the British scientists who worked on the Manhattan Project.
A. James Chadwick
B. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
C. Erwin Chargaff 
D. Nicolaus Copernicus 

Melanie BaylanMelanie Baylan asked 7 months ago

He discovered the law of partial gas pressures.
A. Democritus
B. John Dalton
C. Charles Darwin 
D. René Descartes

Melanie BaylanMelanie Baylan asked 7 months ago

He authored one of the most famous books in history, On the Origin of Species, in which he described and provided evidence for the theory of evolution by natural selection.
A. Frank Drake
B. René Descartes
C. Charles Darwin
D. Jacques Cousteau

Melanie BaylanMelanie Baylan asked 7 months ago

He explained the photoelectric effect and provided powerful evidence that atoms and molecules actually exist.
A. Eratosthenes 
B. Albert Einstein
C. Euclid
D. Santiago Ramón y Cajal

Melanie BaylanMelanie Baylan asked 7 months ago

He discovered electromagnetic induction.
A. Fibonacci
B. Pierre de Fermat
C. Michael Faraday
D. Leonhard Euler

Melanie BaylanMelanie Baylan asked 7 months ago

He invented experimental design and devised the statistical concept of variance.
A. Ronald Fisher
B. Benjamin Franklin
C. Galen
D. Alexander Fleming

Melanie BaylanMelanie Baylan asked 7 months ago

He discovered that treating wounds and infections with antiseptic agents caused more deaths than if no action was taken.
A. Alexander Fleming 
B. Galileo Galilei
C. Carl Friedrich Gauss
D. Willard Gibbs

Melanie BaylanMelanie Baylan asked 7 months ago

He rationalized how objects are affected by gravity, stated the principle of inertia, and proposed the first theory of relativity.
A. Jane Goodall
B. Galileo Galilei
C. Heinrich Hertz
D. William Harvey

Melanie BaylanMelanie Baylan asked 7 months ago

He explained blood circulation for the first time, showing there is a complete circuit beginning and ending in the heart.
A. William Harvey
B. David Hilbert
C. Hipparchus
D. Robert Hooke

Melanie BaylanMelanie Baylan asked 7 months ago

He discovered cells and wrote one of the most significant books in scientific history, Micrographia, revealing the microscopic world for the first time.
A. Grace Hopper
B. Jack Horner
C. Robert Hooke
D. Edwin Hubble

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