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Famous Scientists

Enjoy reading and learning about 7 famous scientists! :)

Elaine Quach

on 27 May 2013

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1550 1600 1650 1700 1750 1800 1850 1900 Famous Scientists Made By: Elaine Quach 1847 1571 1655 1664 1899 1891 1847 Johannes Kepler... Johannes Kepler discovered the distances of the planets from the sun. He was born in 1571 and died in 1630. Johannes Kepler was a German astronomer and mathematician. He studied at the University of Tübingen. There he studied mainly theology and philosophy. He also excelled in mathematics. Bartolomelo Cristofori... Bartolomelo Cristofori was an italian inventor who invented the musical instrument we know as the piano. He was born in 1655 and died in 1731. The first ever piano was made in 1709. He called his new instrument 'Gravicembalo col piano e forte' or 'pianoforte' which is Italian for (harpsichord with) soft and loud. Issac Newton... Issac Newton discovered the force of gravity and created the telescope. He was born in 1664 and died in 1727. Isaac Newton was a highly influential physicist, astronomer, mathematician, philosopher, alchemist and theologian. Alexander Graham Bell... Alexander Graham Bell was the inventor of the first practical telephone. He was born in 1847 and died in 1922.He first became interested in the science of sound because both of his parents were deaf. He studied at the University of Edinburgh. The first words that were spoken over the telephone (in 1876) was to his famous assistant, Thomas Watson. He said 'Mr. Watson, come here, i want to see you.' Thomas Edison ... Thomas Edison invented the light bulb. He was born 1847 and died in 1931. He created many devices that greatly influenced life around the world. He didn't just invent the light bulb, he also invented the phonograph and the motion picture camera. The light bulb was invented from 1806-1879. Mary Phelps Jacob... Mary Phelps Jacob was the inventor of the brassiere commonly known as the bra. She was born in 1891 and died in 1970. Mary invented the bra because she didn't like the corsets because they were very uncomfortable and she was determined to make something that wasn't going to hurt the women that wear it. Laszlo Biro ... Laszlo Biro was the inventor of the ballpoint pen. He was born in 1899 and died in 1985. He presented the first ballpoint pen at the Budapest International Fair in 1985. While working as a journalist in Hungary, he saw that the newspaper ink printed quickly and was smudge free. He wanted to create something that was kind of the same but easily portable.







http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%A1szl%C3%B3_B%C3%ADr%C3%B3 References... Johannes Kepler Bartolomelo Cristofori Mary Phelps Jacobs Thomas Edison Alexander Graham Bell Laszlo Biro Issac Newton Thanks for watching!!
Created By: Elaine Quach :D The End...
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