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Great Scientists

written by: librarylady
 
I will give you a significant event, you tell me the year it happened.

Question 1:


In what year did Aristotle leave Plato's academy of learning?


Question 2:


In what year during a Roman invasion of his home city of Syracuse did Archimedes die?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 3:


In what year did Zhang Heng's early warning system detect an earthquake in Longxi, China?


Question 4:


In what year did Roger Bacon join the Franciscan order of Friars Minor, Oxford?


Question 5:


In what year was Galileo appointed Chair of Mathematics at the University of Pisa?


Question 6:


In what year did Joseph Banks land at Botany Bay on Australia's East Coast?


Question 7:


Who invented the bifocal glasses and in what year?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 8:


In what year did Charles Darwin publish "On the Origin of the Species by Means of Natural Selection"?


Question 9:


In what year of the 19th century did Mendeleev produce the first effective version of the Periodic table of Elements?


Question 10:


In what year did Albert Einstein emigrate to the United States?


 


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