Destroyed the idea of the immutability of species
Demonstrated the First Law of Thermodynamics
He is best known for his model of the atom. It was named after him, and it revealed many of the atom's mysteries.
Discovered the Law of Mass Conservation
One of the first scientists
Ancient Greek scientist who believed in atoms
He developed the first detailed atomic theory and became known as the founder of modern atomic theory.
Determined how traits are passed on during reproduction
Considered the first modern scientist
Had two theories of relativity and was big in quantum mechanics
James Clerk Maxwell
Founder of modern physics
Championed the idea of spontaneous generation and is responsible for it being believed for so long
Proposed heliocentric system
Proposed geocentric system
One of the greatest scientists of all time, he laid down the laws of motion, developed the law of universal gravity, and invented calculus
Collected much data in favor of the heliocentric system but was forced to recant belief in it
First to propose that energy came in small "packets" called quanta
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