Theophrastus (/ˌθiːəˈfræstəs/; Greek: Θεόφραστος Theόphrastos; c. 371 – c. 287 BC), a Greek native of Eresos in Lesbos, was the successor to Aristotle in the Peripatetic school. Continue reading
Theophrastus of Eresus, the Greek scientist and philosopher, known as the founder of botany, wrote a treatise on rocks and minerals, early in the third century BCE. Continue reading
Undertaking of the project began in 1835, called Geological Survey of Great Britain, under the direction of Henry Thomas De la Beche, an economic geologist. Continue reading
Invented by English physicist Robert Hooke in 1644, his anemometer for measuring air speed device counted the turns of a horizontal bladed rotor exposed to the wind.
The findings of this 3 Billion Year Old Fossil Oil was published in the scientific journal "Nature" on October 28th, 1998. Continue reading
Jacques-Yves Cousteau AC (French: [ʒak iv kusto]; commonly known in English as Jacques Cousteau; 11 June 1910 – 25 June 1997) was a French naval officer, explorer, conservationist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher who studied the sea and all forms of life in water. Continue reading
Jacques Yves Cousteau and Emile Gagnan, French naval engineers and divers, developed the Aqualung, a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (SCUBA). Continue reading