Galileo Galilei: Italian astronomer, physicist, and engineer
Galileo is known for making improvements to the telescope, the invention of the hydrostatic balance, and other astronomy discoveries
With the advancement of the telescope, Galileo discoed the 4 moons on Jupiter, and had the idea that the earth was not the center of the universe. With this idea it furthered other astronomers to go deeper into what we call today, the solar system.
Nicolaus Copernicus: polish astronomer
Nicolaus Copernicus was most famous for creating the heliocentric system which is the idea that the planets revolve around the sun
Nicolaus Copernicus inspired people to to advance in the science field by opening and shifting thought
Robert Boyle: Anglo-Irish chemist, philosopher, and inventor
Boyle is known for the law, Boyle's Law, which is the law of the relationship of absolute pressure and the volume of gas.
Robert Boyle definitely contributed to the science side of life. With his discovery, it motivated others to keep digging into the world of science.
Louis Pasteur: French biologist, and chemist
Louis Pasteur was most commonly known for his proven theory, germs theory of diseases. He also developed vaccines for diseases like rabies. He is also responsible for inventing pasteurization.
Louis Pasture did more than just invent. He saved hundreds of lives with his vaccines. He earned many awards, along with the affection from people. They were inspired by his work.
Marie Curie: Polish/French physicist and chemist
She discovered radium and polonium. During the World War 1 she developed the portable x-ray
Her discoveries were a huge contribution to the fight against cancer. They helped fight it and that inspired charities to donate to help her keep researching.