The 100 Most Influential Scientists of All Time

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Kara Rogers Senior Editor, Biomedical Sciences
The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, Dec 20, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 360 pages
Leonardo da Vinci s study of mechanics led to the creation of early prototypes of flying machines and submarines. Biologist Carolus Linnaeus pioneered the hierarchal system of taxonomic classification in use today. Barbara McClintock s genetics research garnered her the Nobel Prize in Medicine. Detailed profiles of these and many other notable scientists are thoughtfully collected within these pages, and are supported by stunning photographs and images. Readers will be fascinated and inspired for years to come.
 

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Contents

Introduction
9
Asclepius
17
Pliny the Elder
26
Galen of Pergamum
32
Leonardo da Vinci
40
Nicolaus Copernicus
46
Andreas Vesalius
54
Galileo
60
Alfred Russel Wallace
189
Joseph Lister
195
Dmitry Ivanovich
202
A A Michelson
208
Sigmund Freud
215
Max Planck
222
Pierre Curie
228
Henrietta Swan Leavitt
235

Johannes Kepler
69
Robert Boyle
79
John
85
Carolus Linnaeus
93
Joseph Priestley
101
Sir William Herschel
108
PierreSimon Laplace
116
John Dalton
123
Alexander von Humboldt
129
Amedeo Avogadro
138
Sir Humphry Davy
145
John James Audubon
154
Sir Charles Lyell
162
Sir Francis Galton
175
Louis Pasteur
183
Carl Jung
242
Alfred Lothar Wegener
252
Erwin Schrödinger
260
Linus Pauling
267
Margaret Mead
276
George Gamow
285
Hans Bethe
291
JacquesYves Cousteau
297
Norman Ernest Borlaug
306
James Dewey Watson
313
Edward O Wilson
320
Richard E Smalley
326
J Craig Venter
332
Glossary
339
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