When you jump, you fall back to earth. The basic force that makes this possible is called gravity. However, gravity is not only present on the Earth. Gravity also exists on the Moon, the Sun, the planets and the stars. Isaac Newton was the scientist who thoroughly discussed gravity and the laws of motion.
Have you ever had an X-ray or CT (Computed Tomography) scan? These commonly used examinations in medicine would not have been possible if not for the revolutionary work of a woman scientist named Marie Curie. Marie Curie had many achievements and is truly a woman of science.
Have you heard the story about a scientist who flew a kite during a thunderstorm in order to prove that lightning is actually electricity? This scientist was actually Benjamin Franklin, or simply Ben Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. However, his work was not limited to electricity. You learn about some [...]
Do you remember the story about a man who shouted “Eureka!” after leaving his bath naked? He is no other than Archimedes, a very brilliant Greek mathematician and astronomer. He was able to design and envision machines that became useful later on. He is a highly respected scientist who serves as an inspiration to many.