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Alexander Fleming (1881-1955):  This Scottish doctor was growing bacteria on petri dishes when he noticed that some dishes had grown moldy.  Before he threw out the dishes, he noticed that the mold seemed to have killed the bacteria he was growing.  He called the substance Penicillin, and it was the very first antibiotic.

Sir Alexander Fleming (August 1881 - March is famous as the discoverer of the antibiotic substance lysozyme and for isolating the antibiotic substance penicillin from the fungus Penicillium notatum -

Hans Albert Einstein (May 14, 1904 – July 26, 1973) was a Swiss-American engineer and educator, and the second child and first son of Albert Einstein and Mileva Marić. He is best known for his research on sediment transport.

Hans Albert Einstein (May 1904 – July was a Swiss-American engineer and educator, and the second child and first son of Albert Einstein and Mileva Marić. He is best known for his research on sediment transport.

Most people know that Albert Einstein was a famous scientist who came up with the formula E=mc2. But do you know these ten things about this genius?

10 Things You Don't Know About Albert Einstein

10 Things You Didn't Know About Albert Einstein: Portrait of German-born American physicist Albert Einstein.

Stephen William Hawking, CH, CBE, FRS, FRSA (born 8 January 1942)[1] is an English theoretical physicist and cosmologist, whose scientific books and public appearances have made him an academic celebrity. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts,[2] a lifetime member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences,[3] and in 2009 was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States.[4] Hawking was the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the…

The Secrets Of The Coxswain

Stephen William Hawking CH CBE FRS FRSA January is an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a physicist and chemist famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first person honored with two Nobel Prizes[1]—in physics and chemistry. She was the first female professor at the University of Paris, and in 1995 became the first woman to be entombed on her own merits in the Panthéon in Paris.

Madame Curie: Polish physicist and chemist famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first person honored with two Nobel Prizes - in physics and chemistry.

Sigmund Freud and sons. Freud (1856-1939) was an Austrian neurologist who founded the discipline of psychoanalysis.

Sigmund Freud 1856-1939, With His Sons Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

Sigmund Freud with his sons, Ernst and Martin who were serving in the Austrian Army during World War I Austria - Salzburg, August 1916

Nobelprijswinnaar Marie Curie / Nobel price winner Marie Curie

Marie Curie - She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only woman to win in two fields, and the only person to win in multiple sciences. She was also the first female professor at the University of Paris (La Sorbonne).

Enrico Fermi. "Fermi-Dirac Statistitcs", 1926 (aged 25).

Enrico Fermi was an Italian-born, naturalized American physicist particularly known for his work on the development of the first nuclear reactor, Chicago

Alfred Nobel was a Swedish chemist and invented dynamite.  Alfred Nobel. Although the inventor of dynamite, he was a pacifist. He did not want his legacy to be dynamite so he arranged that after his death his money would create the Nobel Prizes.  He lived 1833-1896.  The first Nobel Prize was awarded in 1901

Science Milestones: The Founder of the Nobel Prize

Alfred Bernhard Nobel October 1833 – 10 December was a Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator, and armaments manufacturer. He was the inventor of dynamite and he used his fortune to posthumously institute the Nobel Prizes.

10 cool things you didn't know about Stephen Hawking.

10 Cool Things You Didn't Know About Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking is one of the most famous scientists of the last century. Gain greater insight into Stephen Hawking's mind at HowStuffWorks.

The Chaplin Family: Charlie Chaplin with Michael, Geraldine, Victoria, Josephine, Eugene and Oona with newborn Jane in 1957.

The Chaplin Family: Charlie Chaplin with Michael, Geraldine, Victoria, Josephine, Eugene and Oona with newborn Jane in

J. J. Thomson (1856 - 1940) was a British physicist who discovered electrons and isotopes, and inventing the mass spectrometer. Thomson was awarded the 1906 Nobel Prize in Physics.

Thomson - was a British physicist who discovered electrons and isotopes, and inventing the mass spectrometer. Thomson was awarded the 1906 Nobel Prize in Physics.

ERNST LEITZ, PHILLIP REIS and ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL

ERNST LEITZ, PHILLIP REIS and ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL

Frame and hang portraits in school room. Alexander Graham Bell An eminent scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone. Date: Photographer: Unknown – Print from Library of Congress.

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