Famous experiments

Name the scientists who conducted the following ground-breaking experiments. To make it easier, they are sorted chronologically.
The experiments are described as they have been traditionally reported. Some of the descruiptions are considered inaccurate or even apocryphal nowadays.
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Last updated: March 3, 2017
First submittedFebruary 10, 2017
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Experiment
Scientist
Compare the shadows of a pyramid and a stick.
Thales
Submerge a golden crown into water.
Archimedes
Drop balls of different weights from the Tower of Pisa.
Galileo Galilei
Carry a barometer up to a mountain and a church tower.
Blaise Pascal
Pass a ray of light through a glass prism.
Isaac Newton
Check the freezing and boiling points of water under different atmospheric pressure.
Anders Celsius
Fly a kite with a key amidst a thunderstorm.
Benjamin Franklin
Blink as many times as possible after having been guillotined.
Antoine Lavoisier
Wrapp two insulated coils of wire around an iron ring, and pass current through one of them.
Michael Faraday
Swing a pendulum from the dome of the Panthéon.
Léon Foucault
Crossbreed pea plants of different colors.
Gregor Mendel
Heat fermentable drinks to a high temperature and cool it down quickly.
Louis Pasteur
Ring a bell in front of a hungry dog.
Ivan Pavlov
Go on vacation leaving a contaminated culture of bacteria on a bench.
Alexander Fleming
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