Who discovered Argon?

John Rayleigh: Inert Gas Argon – British Physical Scientist, 1904 Nobel Prize in Physics in 1904 Brief biography of English physicist Lord John Rayleigh, a Nobel...

helium

Who discovered the first Helium?

Using spectroscopy, helium was first discovered in the Sun. Spectral lines labeled coronium and nebulium did not fit into the periodic table of the elements. Discovery...

periodic table

Who invented first Periodic Table

Critical, logical thinking in science leads to fascinating and important discoveries. Mendeleyev made just such a finding that even predicted some undiscovered elements. Periodic Table of...

atom

Who Discovered Atom

They are as small as one-Angstrom diameter hydrogen, or as large as the heavyweight uranium atom, which is 238 x heavier than hydrogen. They are...

hipparchus trigonometry

Who invented the Trigonometry

Hipparchus Greek Astronomer. Considered Greatest Ancient Astronomical Observer. Hipparchus’ precision and astronomical calculations led to his invention of trigonometry and discovery of precession, the compilation of the...

Gregor Mendel

Who discovered the Laws of Heredity

Gregor Mendel and Heredity. Austrian Scientist Famous for Experiments in Plant Hybridization. Brief biography of priest and scientist Gregor Mendel who laid the foundation for the modern...

Lyell Principles of geology

Charles Lyell and Principles of Geology. 

The man who invented the Principles of Geology British Geologist and Lawyer Famous for Theory of Uniformitarianism. Foremost geologist of his day, Charles Lyell’s highly popular...

Who introduced the Kaluza-Klein Theory

Theory of Theodor Kaluza and Oskar Klein. German and Swedish Physicists Famous for the Kaluza-Klein Concept. Brief biographies and work of physicists Theodor Kaluza and Oskar Klein,...