Best Famous Scientists Video for Kids
This video explains a lot of facts about world famous scientists Isaac Newton, Galileo Galilei and Charles Darwin and their discoveries.
Isaac Newton: –
- Sir Isaac Newton, an English physicist and mathematician was born on January 4, 1643 in Lincolnshire, England.
- He started his college education in 1661 at Cambridge University.
- In 1703, he was elected President of the Royal Society and in 1705, was knighted by Queen Anne.
- His most important work got published in 1687 by the name Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica.
- Newton is best known for defining the three laws of motion and universal gravitation.
- He died on March 31, 1727 in London, England.
Galileo Galilei: –
- Galileo Galilei, an Italian astronomer, philosopher and mathematician was born on February 15, 1564 in Pisa, Italy.
- He published The Operations of the Geometrical and Military Compass in 1604.
- In August 1609, he improvised on a simple telescope built by Dutch eyeglass makers.
- His small booklet The Starry Messenger got published in March 1610 that revealed his discoveries about the moon.
- Galileo supported the Copernican theory that Sun was the centre of universe, not Earth.
- He discovered four moons of Jupiter: – Io, Callisto, Ganymede and Europa by using his own telescope.
- Galileo Galilei died on January 8, 1642 in Arcetri near Florence.
Charles Darwin: –
- Charles Darwin, an English naturalist was born on February 12, 1809 in Shrewsbury, England.
- He belonged to a wealthy and free-thinking family.
- He is best known for introducing the Theory of Evolution by natural selection.
- His theory became the foundation of modern evolutionary studies and explained biological changes.
- Darwin published On the Origin of Species in 1859.
- He died on April 19, 1882 in London, England and buried in Westminster Abbey.
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