Famous scientists and Their Major Contribution or Discoveries

Famous scientists who made their Major Contribution or Discoveries are listed below:

Famous scientists and their major Contribution or Discoveries

Names
Major Contribution or Discoveries
Country of Origin
Isaac Newton
Universal Law of gravitation; Laws of Motion; Reflecting
Telescope
U.K
Galileo Galilee
Law of Inertia
Italy
Archimedes
Principle of Buoyancy; Principle of the lever
Greece
James Clerk Maxwell
Electromagnetic theory; Light and electromagnetic wave
U.K.
W.K. Roentgen
X-rays
Germany
Marie Sklodowska Curie
X-rays
Poland
Albert Einstein
Law of Photo electricity; Theory of relativity
Germany
S.N. Bose
Quantum Statistics
India
James Chadwick
Neutron
U.K.
Niels Bohr
Quantum Model of Hydrogen atom
Denmark
Earnest Rutherford
Nuclear model of atom
Denmark
C. V Raman
Inelastic scattering of light by molecules
India
Christian Huygens
Wave theory of light
Holland
Michael Faraday
Laws of electromagnetic Induction
U.K
Edwin Hubble
Expanding Universe
U.S.A
Homi Jehangir Bhabha
Cascade process in cosmic radiation
India
Abdus Salam
Unification of weak and electromagnetic interactions
Pakistan
R.A. Millikan
Measurement of electronic charge
USA
Earnest Olando Lawrence
Cyclotron
U.S.A
Wolfgang Pauli
Quantum Exclusion Principles
Austria
Louis victor de Broglie
Wave Nature of matter
France
J.J. Thomson
Electron
UK
S. Chandrasekhar
Chandrasekhar limit, structure and evolution of starts
India
Lev Davidovich Landau
Theory of condensed matter; Liquid Helium
Russia
Heinrich Rudolf Hertz
Electromagnetic waves
Germany
J.C. Bose
Ultra short radio waves
India
Hideki Yukawa
Theory of Nuclear forces
Japan
Werner Heisenberg
Quantum Mechanics; Uncertainty Principles
Germany
Victor Francis Hess
Cosmic Radiation
Austria
M.N. Saha
Thermal Ionization
India
G.N. Ramachandran
Triple Helical Structure of Proteins
India

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