Statistics for Famous Scientists

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  • The average score is 12 of 20

Answer Stats

Clue Scientist % Correct
Formulated the Special and General theories of RelativityAlbert Einstein
98%
His book "On the Origin of Species" is considered the foundational text
of the theory of evolution
Charles Darwin
98%
Husband and wife duo who discovered Radium and PoloniumMarie and Pierre Curie
90%
First person to see the moons of JupiterGalileo Galilei
86%
Italian polymath who drew "The Vitruvian Man"Leonardo da Vinci
76%
When he wasn't trying to turn lead into gold or looking for secret messages in the Bible,
he invented calculus and explained how the planets move
Isaac Newton
75%
Discovered that heating milk can lengthen its shelf lifeLouis Pasteur
69%
Serbian-American inventor who helped make AC power possible.Nikola Tesla
69%
Russian physiologist who made dogs salivate by ringing a bellIvan Pavlov
67%
Determined that the Earth revolves around the Sun, not vice versaNicolaus Copernicus /
Aristarchus of Samos
64%
While sitting in the bath, he figured out how to find the density of an
object by measuring the amount of water it displaces, leading him to run
naked in the streets yelling "Eureka!"
Archimedes
63%
Discovered penicillin by accident in 1928Alexander Fleming
55%
Ancient Greek considered to be the father of geometryEuclid
49%
Inventor of the Periodic TableDmitri Mendeleev
49%
Primatologist who documented the Gombe Chimpanzee War in the 1970sJane Goodall
39%
Inventor of the battery. A unit of electrical potential is named after him.Alessandro Volta
36%
He discovered X-rays in 1895. In his native Germany, they are named after him.Wilhelm Röntgen
36%
The number e (≈ 2.71828) is named after this Swiss geniusLeonhard Euler
31%
The smallest measurable distance, about 1.616255 x 10-35 meters, is named after himMax Planck
25%
Considered the father of modern chemistry, he was guillotined in the French RevolutionAntoine Lavoisier
17%

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