Dmitriy Mendeleev
SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY In 1855, Mendeleev graduated with honors and began teaching first at the gymnasium of Simferopol, then at Odessa (he was sent to the south for health amendment at…

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Denis Papen
Denis Papen is a famous French scientist, physicist, mechanic, talented inventor, who was well ahead of his time and made an important contribution to the development of technical progress. His…

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WAY TO SCIENCE
In 1900, a capable but problematic student who allowed himself to argue with professors, graduated with excellent results. He was not offered to continue his scientific work at alma mater…

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various scientists

Gabriel Fahrenheit

The temperature scale of Celsius has long been recognized worldwide. However, even today in the USA and England they often use the temperature scale created at the beginning of the 18th century by the German physicist and glass blower Fahrenheit and named after him. The scientist forever entered the history of world science as the inventor of the world’s first glass mercury thermometer. Continue reading

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare is a man whom we repeat every day, quoting and not even suspecting that it was he who invented this phrase or expression. It is amazing, remember how…

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Georgiy Zhukov
Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov - Soviet commander, who headed the defeat of the invincible Wehrmacht by the Red Army in 1945. He had to learn not only world-wide fame and tremendous…

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Catherine II The Great
Starting in 1762 her reign, Catherine II tried to arrange the state in accordance with the ideals of the Enlightenment. It embodied important and significant reforms for the empire, gaining…

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Fidel Castro
The leader of the Cuban revolution, Comandante, the permanent leader of Cuba for more than fifty years - all this is about him the great and terrible Fidel Castro. About…

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