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  • #scientist
    William Herschel, (born on 15 November 1738) was German-born British astronomer, and composer. He is known for his twenty-four symphonies, discovery of 4 moons, infrared radiation, and Uranus.

    Side note: Here is a play I made (about a year ago) about the discovery of Uranus
    The Discovery of Uranus.
    Narrator: A long time ago in a…[Read more]

  • alesha posted an update 5 years, 11 months ago

    Albert Einstein
    He was born March 14th 1879. He came up with the famous theory of E = mc2. He’s is just an amazing scientist.

  • #scientist I read up on Steve Jobs. Since he was a child, he always loved playing machines and building them. In the 1970′s he and his friend Steve Wozniak started Apple Computers. Jobs picked the name Apple because he loved fruit, and apples especially. Plus “apples are perfect”, just like how he wanted his computer to be. Jobs and…[Read more]

  • #scientist
    Steve Jobs made the first Apple computer in his garage. He was a high school dropout, but he was good with machines. he sold and made more until he became a multi-millionaire.

    • Did Steve Jobs make the computer alone?

      After dropping out of High School did he get any other education?

      What did her sell and make more to become a multi-millionaire?

      What biography did you read?

  • ashura0 posted an update 6 years ago

    I know (and looked it up to make sure) that albert einstine became famous for his theroy of relitivity (E=mc²) and he studied the feild of Physics.

  • #scientist
    I’m going to write about the peson who invented the Barbie and Ken dolls. I know, how very ”girlish” of me. But seriously, it was a BRILLIANT idea. I’ve yet to meet someone who hasn’t heard of the dolls, much less own one.

    Ruth Handler, her husband Elliot, and a friend, Matt, started up the company Mattel by selling plastic picture…[Read more]

    • Wow! I didn’t know that. That’s actually pretty interesting…

      • I know! I was so surprised and was really interested. Her kids look so much like Barbie and Ken!

  • lilberrygirl posted an update 6 years ago

    Charles P. Strite invented the pop-up toaster in 1919. He (or rather his wife) had the idea of the toaster when they were looking inside a store window at bread toasters (the kind that you have to lay the bread on, then flip it by hand). One day while his wife was making toast, she asked him if he could make a toaster the automatically…[Read more]

  • spud4christ posted an update 6 years ago

    Newton was a mathematician. He grew up in a poor English family. He wasn’t a good farmer, so he went to college to become a preacher.during plague, the school closed and newton.was forced to leave.newton suffered w mental breakdown and was recovering from that for 4years. He discovered newtons laws of motion.

  • fuzzhead2015 posted an update 6 years ago

    I chose to look up Ben Franklin. He did so many things, but just a few examples are,musician, scientist, author, inventor, and polititian. He was most known for his discoveries and theories involving electricity, mainly the kite and the key experiment. A few of his inventions were the lightning rod, bifocals, and the glass…[Read more]

  • zeilleen posted an update 6 years ago

    Sally Ride is best known for being the first American woman in space. She studied at Stanford before becoming an astronaut for NASA in 1983. Believe it or not Sally ride wanted to be a pro softball player when she grew up! Ride became a physics teacher at the University of California and the director of the California Space Institute…[Read more]

  • jimbob posted an update 6 years ago

    #scientist: Sir Isaac Newton is so cool. He discovered Calculus, Gravity, and the Three Laws of Motion, among other things. I really want his hair.

  • wrinkles521 posted an update 6 years ago

    #scientist I read a book on Albert Einstein. I was surprised at how much I liked this book. I learned that Albert was extremely forgetful, despite being a genius. He also did not like many of his school experiences, although he enjoyed learning. I was shocked to learn that his adult home-life had been a mess. Even though his parts of his…[Read more]

  • kasey posted an update 6 years ago

    Conrad Röntgen was a famous scientist who was born in 1845 in germany. he attended mulitple schools to study physics. he discovered the rays which are widely known as x-rays. his wife was the first person to ever recieve an x-ray on her hand (see image below). he later won the noble peace prize. its cool how much we stil use these fasinating…[Read more]

  • jklandes posted an update 6 years, 1 month ago

    Isaac Newton lived from January 4th, 1643 – March 31, 1727. Mostly known for his description of gravity and laws of motion, Newton was very successful. He actually invented calculus before Leibniz did, but Leibniz published a book about it first, and claimed all credit. He contributed greatly to modern science and mathematics.

  • rainholt22 posted an update 6 years, 1 month ago

    Maie Curie 1867- 1934
    The famous chemist and physicist, Marie Curie was the first person in the history to be awarded with the two Nobel Prizes in diverse fields of science (chemistry and physics). Her father taught her mathematics and physics, and in 1894, after leaving to Paris when she was 24, she met Pierre Curie, instructor in the…[Read more]

  • #scientist
    Orville Wright was a brother who invented the first plane. He studied mechanics of flight. On December 17, 1903 he succeeded

  • #scientist
    Orville Wright was one of the brothers that invented the first airplane. For years he studied the mechanics of flight and on December 17, 1903, they succeeded in their endeavor.

  • julie2010 posted an update 6 years, 1 month ago

    I choose Tim Berners-Lee! Well, if you cant imagine a life without computers, then think about a life without the good ol’ Internet! I wouldn’t even be typing this, so thanks to the man who invented the Internet. Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee is an English computer scientist, who invented the World Wide Web On December 25, 1990.

  • atw18 posted an update 6 years, 1 month ago

    Nicola Tesla was an inventor. Believe or not hecreated the lightbulb we use today. Thomas Edison was given credit for it though. Tesla creates the tesla coil too. Tesla had many patents and got in a legal war for the invention of the radio with Marconi, another famous inventor. He won but after his death unfortunatly. Tesla is by far…[Read more]

  • loosieb posted an update 6 years, 1 month ago

    I chose Benjamin Franklin. Benjamin invented the lightning rod. He used a kite and some string and attached a key on the bottom. Lightning shot through the air and a spark flew. It zapped him hard but He proved that lightning was electricity. The gadget he created saves many buildings from burning down today. #scientist

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