Known for his help in the Manhattan Project, which created the first nuclear weapon known to man.
First time anyone has tried to find rules to physics and how it works.
Began as a perdiction by scientist Clerk Maxwell and was soon proven by Heinrich Hertz in his laboratory.
Born from an idea by Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, and later realised by engineer Robert H. Goddard. First spacecraft took off in Germany and was called the "V2" rocket.
Discovered by the combined work of many scientists, such as Ernest Rutherford, and Niels Bohr
First vehicle ever to carry a man, the "Vostok"
the act of cutting a patient open to solve an issue that is within the patient. Dates back furthest to Egypt in 2650 BCE.
Enabled people to use special herbs to heal one another to an extent. One of the first medical breakthroughs, and most substantial, ever.
Depicted by Leonardo Da Vinci, is the "Vitruvian Man" which shows the "normal" length and width of a man.
First medication developed as an "Anti-Biotic" which meant it combated biological things in the body that are not necessarily wanted.
While the first pill may have been manufactured in 1960, pills actually date back to before the nineteenth century, as ideas and prototypes. But at the turn of the century, all medical interest in them was lost.
The Eighty Years' War lasted Eighty years and was worldwide colonial warfare. It was mainly a fight for Dutch Independence, however it involved much more than the Dutch. Britain, France, the Holy Roman Empire, and Spain were also involved.
The war began with Sweden invading and capturing Poland. The Polish army surrendered to invading Swedish forces and offered their aid. After that the Swedes pushed into Denmark and took some strongholds. Shortly afterward, they were pushed out and back to Sweden and a peace treaty was negotiated.
The Napoleonic wars began when seven coalitions declared war on the Armies of France. Despite being vastly outnumbered, France managed to destroy five of the seven coalitions under the command of Napoleon.
World War 1 was a conflict centered in Europe between 1914 and 1918. This war involved all major powers of the time. And they were split into two sides, the Allies and the Axis. The end result of the war was Allied victory, and the Germans and former Ottomans lost a great deal of land.
World War 2 was a war between almost all nations. And, so far, the war with the most casualties. The Main Powers were: America, Great Britain, Germany, Japan, Italy, France, Canada, and Russia. The war lasted six years and one day, and ended with the use of Albert Einstein's invention of the Nuclear Bomb. Which was dropped on two Japanese cities; Hiroshima and Nagasaki.