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Message 696411 - Posted: 1 Jan 2008, 2:04:37 UTC

I'm just curios to know who you think the most influential scientists ever have been and why.
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Message 696514 - Posted: 1 Jan 2008, 16:41:03 UTC - in response to Message 696411.

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for advances in chemistry, benefits to humanity, and contribution to civil rights.

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Message 696519 - Posted: 1 Jan 2008, 17:08:33 UTC

I personaly think Francis Crick for the discovery of DNA and Alert Einstein for his work on relativity.
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Message 696604 - Posted: 1 Jan 2008, 23:23:04 UTC - in response to Message 696519.

I personaly think Francis Crick for the discovery of DNA and Alert Einstein for his work on relativity.

“Be alert! The world needs more lerts.”

Copernicus must be one of the most influential scientists ever: his heliocentric theory was a very important step towards our understanding of our place in the universe. Charles Darwin’s theory of natural selection did something similar regarding our status among the organisms on this planet.

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Message 696629 - Posted: 2 Jan 2008, 2:30:50 UTC - in response to Message 696604.

Copernicus must be one of the most influential scientists ever: his heliocentric theory was a very important step towards our understanding of our place in the universe. Charles Darwin’s theory of natural selection did something similar regarding our status among the organisms on this planet.

I think I must agree with you here.
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