Thomas Edison

Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman. His most notable inventions include phonograph and, although he didn’t develop it from scratch, a light bulb. Early life Thomas Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio, but when he was seven his family moved to Port Huron, Michigan. He was the youngest …

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Werner Heisenberg

Werner Karl Haisenberg  was a German theoretical physicist best known for creation of quantum physics theory along with Max Born and Pascual Jordan. Early Life Werner Heisenberg was born in Würzburg, Germany on December 5th 1901. Werner was a son to Kaspar Earnesta August Heisenberg, a secondary school teacher and his wife, Annie Wecklein. In …

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Willard Libby

Willard Frank Libby was an American physical chemist known for his contribution in development of radiocarbon dating process. Early life Willard Frank Libby was born on December 17th, 1908 in Grand Valley, Colorado. Willard was a son to Ora Edward Libby and his wife Eva May. Education Willard Libby attended grammar school near Sebastopol, California …

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Milgram Experiment on Obedience to Authority Figures

Milgram experiment on obedience to authority figures represents a variety of psychological experiments conducted by psychologist Stanley Milgram. In his experiment, Milgram measured the willingness of a test subject to obey an authority figure who instructed them to perform acts that were contrary to their ethical and moral beliefs. Background In July of 1961, Yale professor and psychologist …

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Jonas Salk

Jonas Salk was an American medical researcher and vir