Science Time-Line

Major Scientific Discoveries.

Andreas Vesalius publishes on "The Structure of the Human Body."

1543

William Harvery is the first scholar to show the circulation of blood.

1628

Anton Van Leeuwenhook perfects simple microscope.

1673

Charles Darwin publishes on the "Origin of Species."

1859

Louis Pasteur develops first vaccine against Anthrax.

1881

James Watson and Fracis Crick determine structure of DNA.

1953

Major Historical Facts.

Roanoke is found destroyed.

1590

John Smith discovers Jamestown.

1609

French and Indian war begins.

1754

Slavery is abolished in New Jersey.

1804

New Mexico and Arizona become states.

1912

The "No child left behind" bill is passed.

2001

The History of the Cell.

Robert Hooke published "Micrographia" which includes cork drawlings.

1665

Anton Van Leeuwenhoek observes pond organisms.

1674

Matt Schleiden concludes all plants are made of cells.

1838

Theodor Schwann concludes all animals are made of cells.

1839

Rudolph Virchow proposes all cells come from other cells.

1855

Lynn Margulis proposes that tiny organelles were once free living.

1970

Major Events.

Tycho Brake publishes detailed astronomical observations.

1570

Johannes Kepler publishes first to laws of Planetary Motion.

1608

Joseph Black describes Latent Heart.

1750

Micheal Faraday discovers electromagnetic induction.

1831

Henry Moseley defines atomic number.

1913

J. Craig Venter Institute creates the first synthetic bacterial cell.

2010