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Who is the father of Modern Antiseptic Surgery? Joseph Lister

Joseph Lister (1827-1912) was a British Medical Scientist, Surgeon, founder of Antiseptic Surgery, Pioneer in preventive medicines, and experimental Pathologist. The foundation of modern infection control was laid by Lister’s antisepsis principles. Time and Place of birth Joseph Lister was born on 5 April 1827, in Uptown House, Newham, England. Early life Joseph Lister was …

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Homi Jehangir Bhabha Indian nuclear physicist

Homi Jehangir Bhabha the man behind Indian Nuclear Program

Homi Jehangir Bhabha was known for designing India’s Nuclear Program, but other than this contribution in the sphere of atomic energy he also established the two most great institutions, (TIFR) The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research and (BARC) The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre this was named after Bhabha’s death before it was the Atomic Energy …

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Thomas Newcome English inventor

Thomas Newcome the Inventor of the Atmosphere Steam Engine

Thomas Newcome (1917-2008) was an English Inventor, a blacksmith from Dartmouth who gathered the preliminary for the very first modern Steam Engine. Newcome built this machine which was known as the “Atmosphere Steam Engine” in the year 1712. Time and Place of birth Thomas Newcome was born on 28 February 1663 in Dartmouth, England. Early …

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Edward Norton Lorenz American mathematician and meteorologist

Edward Lorenz: American Mathematician and Meteorologist

Edward Norton Lorenz was an MIT meteorologist, an American Mathematician who explained how important it is to make good weather forecasts and unleashed a scientific revolution of Chaos Theory and now is known as the chaotic behavior in the mathematics weather system. Time and Place of birth Edward Lorenz was born on 23 May 1917, …

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Jagdish Chandra Bose biologist, physicist, botanist

Jagdish Chandra Bose Founder of Plant Research and Radio Science

Sir Jagdish Chandra Bose CSI CIE FRS was known as an exceptional man who was a Botanist, Physicist, Biologist, Pioneer, and an early writer in Science fiction. He made an instrument, the Crescograph through which we can see plant’s growth and he also proved that plants can also feel light, cold, heat, noise, pain. Bose …

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Joseph Fourier French mathematician and physicis

Joseph Fourier the Man Behind the Discovery of Greenhouse Effect

Baron Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Fourier (1768-1830) was also known as a Fourier transformer, Egyptologist, and Administrator. Fourier was a French mathematician, and also a physicist. His major influence was on The Analytical Theory of Heat in 1822. Time and Place of birth Joseph Fourier was born on March 21, 1768, in Auxerre, France. Early life Joseph Fourier …

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grace hopper American computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral.

Grace Hopper A Rebellious Woman Who Made the First Computer Programming Language

Grace Murray Hopper was a United States Naval officer, an American computer scientist. She was an innovator in developing computer technology. For a computer programming language, she developed the first compiler. She also led the development of COBOL, the first programming language.  Time and Place of Birth  Hopper was born in New York City, U.S.  …

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Franz Mesmer German physician, astronomy

Franz Mesmer the Man Behind Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy in Modern Era

Franz Anton Mesmer (1734 – 1815) was a Viennese physician and also had some interest in Astronomy. Mesmer was behind the discovery of ‘animal magnetism’ now it is referred to as Mesmerism, his theory on this was about a natural energy existence processing and occurred in between all inanimate and animate objects. As Mesmer was …

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Louis Agassiz American biologist and geologist

Louis Agassiz the Man Who Found Ice Age Era on Earth

Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz FRS FRSE (1807-1873) was a great scientist in his era, was also a Swiss-born biologist, geologist, paleontologist, systematist, and famous teacher. He was also known as Earth’s natural history’s Scholar. Louis Agassiz was also a rival of Darwin’s theory of evolution. Time and Place of birth Louis Agassiz was born in …

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William Buckland English theologian

William Buckland who discovered about Megalosaurus and Glaciation

William Buckland was DD, FSR was an English theologian, Geologist, Paleontologist, Pioneer, Minister. Buckland was known for his efforts to accommodate the theories in the Bible with Geological discoveries and also opposing evolutionary theories. Buckland was the first one who wrote a full account of a fossil dinosaur. He afterward changed the name to Megalosaurus. …

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Claude Bernard French physiologist

Claude Bernard Who Originated the Study of Life and Its Process to Medicines

Claude Bernard was a French Physician, a Scientist, and also a Physiologist, Claude Bernard was also known as one of “the greatest of all men in science”. He was the one who initiated Physiology as an important subject or area in science. Claud Bernard’s writings on the philosophy of science and his contribution to the …

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John von Neumann American mathematician, physicist, computer scientist, engineer and polymath.

John von Neumann : The Man Who Revolutionized Computers

John von Neumann (1903-1957) John von Neumann was a Hungarian-American scientific personality. He was a very famous scientist, mathematician, computer scientist, physicist, polymath, and engineer. Neumann gave significant contributions to almost every field he entered like functional analysis in mathematics, quantum mechanics in physics, and linear programming in computer science, etc. von was said to …

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Edmond Halley English astronomer, geophysicist, mathematician, meteorologist, and physicist

Edmond Halley : Founder of the Halley’s Comet 

Edmond Halley (1656-1742) Edmond Halley was a famous English mathematician. He was not just a mathematician and Astronomer, Geophysicist, physicist, and meteorologist too. He set up an observatory in St. Helena island. Edmond was the first man to record the transit of Mercury across the Sun. He was a fellow of the Royal Society and …

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Henri Poincare French mathematician

Henri Poincare originator of Algebraic Topology

Jules Henri Poincare was a French Mathematician, an engineer, a great philosopher of science, and a theoretical physicist. Described as “The Last Universalist” in mathematics as Poincare was so good since his childhood and also as a Polymath since he excelled in the discipline in all fields throughout his life. About Henri Poincaré Born on …

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Eratosthenes ( Father of Geography ) : Greek Mathematician, Geographer, Poet, Astronomer, and Music Theorist

Eratosthenes (276 BC-194 BC) Eratosthenes or Eratosthenes of Cyrene was a renowned Greek personality. He was a mathematician, geographer, astronomer, polymath and music theorist. Eratosthenes is known as the father of Geography. He was the first person to calculate the circumference of earth and axial tilt of earth. He was the creator of the world’s …

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