Scientists 1

Published: Tuesday 1st March 2011
  1. Which famous scientist/inventor was known as "The Wizard of Menlo Park"?
  2. Who was the only woman to win TWO Nobel prizes?
  3. Who is credited with the invention of the first effective telescope?
  4. Which British surgeon was responsible for the first antiseptics?
  5. What was Marconi's first name?
  6. Albert Einstein kept photographs of which THREE scientists in his study?
  7. Who invented the telephone?
  8. Louis Pasteur invented a method of preserving foods, but at what temperature is milk pasteurised?
  9. Which famous scientist was born in the same year that Galileo died?
  10. Trevor Baylis is best known for inventing what?
  11. What invention gave Alfred Nobel the riches to fund the Nobel Prize?
  12. Who accidentally discovered penicillin?
  13. Which scientist discovered amongst others, Barium, Calcium and Sodium?
  14. Which THREE scientists won the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine for their work concerning the structure of DNA?
  15. What is produced by the process developed by Fritz Haber?
  16. Who wrote "A Brief History of Time"?
  17. Who is said to have jumped from his bath shouting "Eureka"?
  18. What was the title of the famous book written by Charles Darwin in 1859?
  19. Which chemist born in Copenhagen in 1885 predicted the splitting of the atom?
  20. Which British scientist is credited with inventing the World Wide Web?
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