(December 27, 1822 - September 28, 1895)
* well known for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization
* remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and preventions of diseases, and his discoveries have saved countless lives ever since.
* reduced mortality from puerperal fever.
* created the first vaccines for rabies and anthrax.
* provided direct support for the germ theory of disease
* technique of treating milk and wine to stop bacterial contamination/contamination
* one of the three main founders of bacteriology.
* work on diseases included work on chicken cholera/ bird flu.
* Studied on silkworm diseases, wines, vinegar and food preservation.
* Awarded a Nobel Prize.
* Contributed medicine for asthma.
William Thomson or Lord Kelvin
(26 June 1824 – 17 December 1907)
* mathematical physicist and engineer
* important work in the mathematical analysis of electricity and formulation of the first and second laws of thermodynamics
* had a career as an electric telegraph engineer and inventor
* widely known for determining the correct value of absolute zero as approximately -273.15 Celsius.
* won the class prize in astronomy
* he made remarkable connections between the mathematical theories of heat conduction and electrostatics
* mutual convertibility of heat and mechanical work and for their mechanical equivalence.
* provided only an operational definition of temperature.
(7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934)
* Polish physicist and chemist
* famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity
* first woman to win a Nobel Prize
* theory of radioactivity (a term that the Curies coined)
* techniques for isolating radioactive isotopes
* discovery of two elements, polonium and radium
* paved way to chemotherapy.
* Discovered medication like radiation with his husband, Pierre.
* Died... [continues]
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