Copernicus, Galilei, Leavitt, Gates, Curie, Mendeleev

Events

Copernicus was born

1473

His parents died and he was adopted

1483

Copernicus started questioning the things he learned.

1498

He wrote on the Revolutions of Celestial Spheres about the heliocentric theory.

1532

Published Revolutions of Celestial Spheres.

1541

Died in Frombork, Poland.

1543

Galileo was born in Pisa, Italy.

February 15, 1564

At the age of 10 he moved to Florence and started to learn monastery.

1574

Studied medicine in The University of Pisa

1581 - 1585

At the age of 31 he showed his first interest in astronomy.

1595

His first astronomical observation occurred.

1604

He started to create his own telescope.

July 1609

Galileo saw the four largest moons rotate around Jupiter.

December 1609

Published his findings on The Starry Messenger, on the four moons of jupiter

March 1610

He went back to Florence and started an observation on Venus.

September 1610

He published "Letters On Sunspots"

1613

Galileo was placed with charges of heresy.

September 1632

He appeared at his trial in Rome and recieved house arrest.

February 1633

He became completely blind

1638

Galileo died in Florence, Italy.

January 9, 1642

Dmitri Mendeleev was born in Tobolsk, Siberia

February 7, 1834

Mendeleev's father dies because of tuberculosis

1847

Mendeleev traced to Moscow and St.Perersburg

1849

Mendeleev enrolled in Pedogogical Institute in Petersburg & mother and sister died of tuberculosis too

1850

Mendeleev graduated as a teacher in the science field

1855

Mendeleev returned back to St.Petersburg to stand up for his master's thesis

1856

Mendeleev returned back to St.Petersburg to stand up for his master's thesis

1856

Mendeleev became a chemistry professor in University

1861

Marie Curie was born in Poland

November 7, 1867

Mendeleev helped found Russian Chemical Society and published his first edition of the principles of chemistry

1868

Henrietta Leavitt was born.

July 4, 1868

Mendeleev started planning the periodic table

1869

Mendeleev went to the U.S. to see the Pennsylvania oil fields

1876

Marie's mother died and her house became a boarding house

1877

Marie graduated from highschool

1883

Mendeleev lost his job in the University for supporting student disagreement

1890

Marie moved to Paris to study in Sorbonne university

1891

Mendeleev accepted the post as a director of Bureau of Weights and Measurement

1893

she became the first woman to earn a degree in physics in her university

1893

married Pierre Curie

1895

Marie had her first daughter, Irène and started to work on radioactivity

1897

released discovery of radium and polonium

1898

She discovered 2,400 cepheid stars.

1902 - 1908

She created the luminosity theory.

1902

shared her noble prize with her husband and Antoine Henri Becquerd

1903

Marie had her second daughter, Eve

1904

Mendeleev was presented with the Copley Medal award

1905

Marie's husband died

1906

Mendeleev died of influenza in St. Petersburg

1907

Published her paper on her theory and on the stars.

1908

Marie received her second noble prize for chemistry

1911

Henrietta Leavitt died.

December 12, 1921

Marie died due to Leukemia

July 4, 1934

Sylvester James Gates was born in Florida.

December 15, 1950

He found an inspiration on a movie about space waves.

1954

He made a claim stating that there was a new world of hidden particles.

1977

Sylvester James Gates was awarded the U.S. National Metal of Science due to his outstanding contribution to science.

2011