Timeline Activity:

Who~ When~ What

Nicholoaus Copernicus {1473- 1543}

1514
-began scientific revolution
-published evidience of earth orbiting sun
- heliocentric universe

Johannes Kepler {1571-1630}

1596
-explained logically why the sun lays at the center of the solar system
-solved the mystery of the planets

Galilei Galileo {1564-1642}

1613
-discovered first moons ever known to orbit another planet than earth
-studied sky with telescope
-father of modern science
-inertia
-air resistance in space

Williebrord Snell {1580-1626}

1624
-law of refraction
-studied optics and Pi by using polygons

Isaac Newton {1643-1727}

1655
-discovered generalized binomials
-newtons laws of motion
-(96) he was appointed as Bauden of Royal Mint
-gravity & light

Robert Hooke {1635-1703}

1657
-improved pendulum clock
-anchor escapment
-balance spring: time keeping
-hookes law
-discovered cells
-revealed the microscopic world

Benjamin Franklin {1706-1790}

1743
-original thinker, scientist and innovator
-(71) stove for heating houses
-american philosophical society (1743)
-first to use "electrical battery"
-proved electricity was a force of nature

James Watt {1736-1819}

1763
-father of industrial revolution
-begun the repairs on large steam boat engines
-shortly after built his very own smaller scale steam powered engine

Amedo Avogadro {1776-1856}

early 1800's
-figuring out how basic particles or matter came together for chemical compounds
-Avagadros hypothesis: equal volumes of all gases at the same temp. and pressure contain equal numbers of molecules

Andre-Marie Ampere

1820
-a physicist and mathematician
-basics of electrodynamics
-Ampere's Law~ Electromagnetism
-founder of the science of classical electromagnetism "electrodynamics"

Georg Simon Ohm {1789-1854}

1820-1840
-ohms lws
-formulated relations between voltage, current and resistance

James Prescott Joule {1784-1858}

1842
-absolute scale of temperature
-analyzed the nature of heat
-joules law

Baron Kelvin {1824-1907}

1857
-developed second law for thermodynamics
-contributed to the study of the age of the earth

Heinrich Hertz {1857- 1894}

1885
-proved electricity can be transmitted  in electromagnetic waves

Nikola Tesla {1856-1943}

1893
-use of alternating current
-westinghouse elctric company was the first to use this form of electricity to light

Albert Einstein {1879-1955}

1905
-light, gravity and time
-4 papers in one year- great factors in science- analysis of Browman Motion, Special relativity, equivalence of mass and energy, and photoelectric effect
-e=mc^2

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