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The Greatest Scientists

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#: 51 - 60

# Name
Year
Country
Science
achievements
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Galen

129-200

Medicine, Biology

First to introduce medicinal experimentation
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Rene Descartes

1596-1650
France
Philosophy

Cogito ergo sum, method of doubt, method of normals, Cartesian coordinate system, Cartesian dualism, ontological argument for the existence of God, mathesis universalis; folium of Descartes
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Lucretius

-99-55
Italy
Philosophy

discover that everything in this universe, ranging from planets and stars to mountains, decay
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Avicenna

980-1037
Iran
Physics, Astronomy, Philosophy

The Book of Healing;The Canon of Medicine
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Al-Biruni

973-1048
Iran
Physics, Astronomy, Geodesy

Founder of Indology, geodesy
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Johann Gutenberg

1398-1468
Germany
Inventions

introduced printing
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Stephen Hawking

1942-
United Kingdom
Physics

gravitational singularity theorems; theoretical prediction that black holes
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Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac

1902-1984
United Kingdom
Physics

discovery of new productive forms of atomic theory
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Max Born

1882-1970
Germany
Physics

contributed to creation of quantum mechanics; pioneer in the theory of crystals
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Thales

-624-547
Greece
Mathematics

Father of science & Thales' theorem

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