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Scientific Discoveries

  1. 1. Scientific Discoveries That Changed the World <ul><li>By Krisztina Dlugosz </li></ul>
  2. 2. Chosen by Voters 1. Electrification 2. Automobile 3. Airplane 4. Water Supply and Distribution 5. Electronics 6. Radio and Television 7. Agricultural Mechanization 8. Computers 9. Telephone 10. Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 13. Internet 16. Health Technologies
  3. 3. The Copernicum System <ul><li>In 1543 </li></ul><ul><li>Nicholas Copernicus </li></ul><ul><li>Sun is a motionless body </li></ul><ul><li>the planets revolving around it </li></ul>
  4. 4. Gravity <ul><li>In 1664 </li></ul><ul><li>Isaac Newton </li></ul><ul><li>law of universal </li></ul><ul><li>gravitation </li></ul>
  5. 5. Electricity <ul><li>In 1821 </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Faraday </li></ul><ul><li>the first generator </li></ul>
  6. 6. Evolution <ul><li>in 1859 </li></ul><ul><li>Charles Darwin </li></ul><ul><li>all organisms </li></ul><ul><li>change </li></ul><ul><li>adaptations </li></ul><ul><li>natural selection </li></ul>
  7. 7. Louis Pasteur <ul><li>In 1860 </li></ul><ul><li>bacteria could be killed by heat and </li></ul><ul><li>disinfectant </li></ul>
  8. 8. Theory of Relativity <ul><li>in 1905 </li></ul><ul><li>Albert Einstein </li></ul><ul><li>the relationships </li></ul><ul><li>between speed, time </li></ul><ul><li>and distance </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Big Bang Theory <ul><li>In 1927 </li></ul><ul><li>Georges Lemaître </li></ul><ul><li>all the matter in the </li></ul><ul><li>universe was </li></ul><ul><li>compressed into a tiny dot </li></ul><ul><li>- the dot expanded </li></ul>
  10. 10. Penicillin <ul><li>In 1928 </li></ul><ul><li>Alexander Fleming </li></ul><ul><li>Antibiotics kill </li></ul><ul><li>dangerous bacteria </li></ul><ul><li>in our bodies </li></ul>
  11. 11. DNA <ul><li>- On February 28, 1953 </li></ul><ul><li>James Watson & </li></ul><ul><li>Francis Crick </li></ul><ul><li>Our genes are </li></ul><ul><li>made of DNA </li></ul><ul><li>- In 1962: Nobel Prize </li></ul>
  12. 12. Atomic Bomb <ul><li>early 1940s </li></ul><ul><li>Manhattan Project </li></ul><ul><li>In 1945: Hiroshima </li></ul><ul><li>and Nagasaki </li></ul>
  13. 13. HIV/AIDS <ul><li>In 1983 and 1984 </li></ul><ul><li>Luc Montagnier and </li></ul><ul><li>Robert Gallo </li></ul><ul><li>- HIV virus causes AIDS </li></ul>
  14. 14. Thank you for your kind attention

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