Table of contents for 100 greatest science discoveries of all time / Kendall Haven.

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TABLE OF CONTENT
Introduction	XX
How to Use this Book	XX
The 100 Greatest Science Discoveries	XX
LEVERS & BUOYANCY
Archimedes in 260 BC	XX
THE SUN IS THE CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE
Nicholi Copernicus in 1520	XX
HUMAN ANATOMY
Andreas Vesalius in 1543 	XX
THE LAW OF FALLING OBJECTS
Galileo Galilee in 1598 	XX
PLANETARY MOTION
Johannes Kepler in 1609 	XX
JUPITER'S MOONS
Galileo Galilee in 1610 	XX
HUMAN CIRCULATORY SYSTEM
William Harvey in 1628 	XX
AIR PRESSURE
Evangelista Torricelli in 1640 	XX
BOYLE'S LAW
Robert Boyle in 1650 	XX
THE EXISTENCE OF CELLS
Robert Hooke in 1665 	XX
UNIVERSAL GRAVITATION
Isaac Newton in 1666 	XX
FOSSILS
Nicholas Steno in 1669 	XX
DISTANCE TO THE SUN
Giovanni Cassini in 1672 	XX
BACTERIA
Antony van Leeuwenhoek in 1680 	XX
LAWS OF MOTION
Isaac Newton in 1687 	XX
ORDER IN NATURE
Carl Linnaeus in 1735 	XX
GALAXIES
Thomas Wright and William Herschel in 1750 	XX
THE NATURE OF ELECTRICITY
Benjamin Franklin in 1752 	XX
OCEANS CONTROL GLOBAL WEATHER
Benjamin Franklin in 1770 	XX
OXYGEN
Joseph Priestley in 1774 	XX
PHOTOSYNTHESIS 	
Jan Ingenhousz in 1779	XX
CONSERVATION OF MATTER
Antoine Lavoisier in 1789 	XX
THE NATURE OF HEAT
Count Rumsford in 1790 	XX
EROSION OF THE EARTH
James Hutton in 1792 	XX
VACCINATIONS
Lady Mary Montagu in 1798 	XX
INFRARED & ULTRA VIOLET
Frederick Herschel (IR) in 1800);
Johnn Ritter (UV) in 1800 	XX
ANESTHESIA
Humphrey Davy in 1801 	XX
ATOMS
John Dalton in 1802 	XX
ELECTROCHEMICAL BONDING
Humphry Davy in 1806 	XX
THE EXISTENCE OF MOLECULES
Amedeo Avagadro in 1811 	XX
ELECTROMAGNETISM
Hans Oersted in 1820 	XX
FIRST DINOSAUR FOSSIL
Gideon Mantell and William Buckland in 1824 	XX
ICE AGES
Louis Agassiz in 1837 	XX
CALORIES (Units of Energy)
James Joule in 1843 	XX
CONSERVATION OF ENERGY
Hermann von Helmholtz in 1847 	XX
DOPPLER EFFECT
Christian Doppler in 1848 	XX
GERM THEORY
Louis Pasteur in 1856 	XX
THE THEORY OF EVOLUTION
Charles Darwin in 1858 	XX
ATOMIC LIGHT SIGNATURES
Gustav Kirchhoff and Robert Bunsen in 1859 	XX
ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION/RADIO WAVES
James Clerk Maxwell in 1864 	XX
HEREDITY
Gregor Mendel in 1865 	XX
DEEP SEA LIFE
Charles Thomson in 1870 	XX
PERIODIC CHART OF ELEMENTS
Dmitri Mendeleev in 1880 	XX
CELL DIVISION
Walther Flemming in 1882 	XX
X-RAYS
Wilhelm Roentgen in 1895 	XX
VIRUS
Dmitri Ivanovsky and Martinus Beijernick in 1898 	XX
BLOOD TYPES
Karl Landsteiner in 1897 	XX
ELECTRON
J. J. Thomson in 1897 	XX
MITOCHONDRIA
Carl Benda in 1898 	XX
RADIOACTIVITY
Marie Curie in 1901 	XX
ATMOSPHERIC LAYERS
Leon Philippe Teisserenc de Bort in 1902 	XX
HORMONES
William Bayliss and Ernest Starling in 1902 	XX
ENERGY EQUATION
Albert Einstein in 1905	XX
RELATIVITY
Albert Einstein in 1905	XX
VITAMINS
Christiaan Eijkman and Fredrick Hopkins in 1906 	XX
RADIOACTIVE DATING
Bertram Boltwood in 1907 	XX
FUNCTION OF CHROMOSOMES
T. H. Morgan in 1909 	XX
ANTIBIOTICS
Paul Ehrlich in 1910 	XX
FAULT LINES
Harry Reid in 1911 	XX
SUPERCONDUCTIVITY
Heike Kamerlingh Onnes in 1911 	XX
ATOMIC BONDING
Neils Bohr in 1913 	XX
ISOTOPES
Frederick Soddy in 1913 	XX
EARTH'S CORE AND MANTLE
Beno Gutenberg in 1914 	XX
CONTINENTAL DRIFT
Alfred Wegener in 1915 	XX
QUANTUM THEORY
Max Born in 1915 	XX
BLACK HOLES
Karl Schwarzschild in 1916 	XX
INSULIN
Frederick Banting in 1921 	XX
NEUROTRANSMITTERS
Otto Loewi in 1921 	XX
HUMAN EVOLUTION
Raymond Dart in 1924 	XX
EXPANDING UNIVERSE
Edwin Hubble in 1926 	XX
UNCERTAINTY PRINCIPLE
Werner Heisenberg in 1927 	XX
SPEED OF LIGHT
Albert Michelson in 1928 	XX
PENICILLIN
Alexander Fleming in 1928 	XX
ANTI-MATER
Paul Dirac in 1929 	XX
NEUTRON
James Chadwick in 1932 	XX
CELL STRUCTURE
Albert Claude in 1933 	XX
THE FUNCTION OF GENES
George Beadle in 1934 	XX
ECOSYSTEM
Arthur Tansley in 1935 	XX
WEAK AND STRONG FORCES
Hideki Yukawa (Strong Force) in 1937	XX
Carlos Rubbia (Weak Force) in 1983;
METABOLISM
Hans Adolf Krebs in 1938 	XX
COELACANTH
J. L. B. Smith in 1938 	XX
NUCLEAR FISSION
Lise Meitner in 1939 	XX
BLOOD PLASMA
Charles Drew in 1940 	XX
SEMICONDUCTOR TRANSISTOR
John Bardeen in 1947 	XX
THE BIG BANG
George Gamow in 1948 	XX
DEFINITION OF INFORMATION
Claude Shannon in 1948 	XX
JUMPIN' GENES
Barbara McClintock in 1950 	XX
NUCLEAR FUSION
Lyman Spitzer in 1951 	XX
ORIGINS OF LIFE
Stanley Miller in 1952 	XX
DNA
Francis Crick and James Watson in 1953 	XX
SEAFLOOR SPREADING
Harry Hess in 1957 	XX
THE NATURE OF THE ATMOSPHERE
Ed Lorenz in 1960 	XX
QUARKS
Murry Gell-Mann in 1962 	XX
QUASARS & PULSARS
Quasar: Allan Rex Sandage in 1963;
Pulsar: Anthony Hewish and Jocelyn Bell in 1967 	XX
COMPLETE EVOLUTION
Lynn Margulis in 1967 	XX
DARK MATTER
Vera Rubin in 1970 	XX
THE NATURE OF DINOSAURS
Robert Bakker in 1976 	XX
PLANETS EXIST AROUND OTHER STARS
Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz in 1995 	XX
ACCELERATING UNIVERSE
Saul Perlmutter in 1998 	XX
HUMAN GENOME
James Watson and J. Craig Venter in 2003 	XX
Appendix 1. List of Scientists (Discoverers)	XX
Appendix 2. List of Discoveries by Field	XX
Appendix 3. The Next Forty	XX
References	XX

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Discoveries in science.