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Inventors and Scientists
- Academy of Achievement - Science and Exploration - Check out these famous scientists and explorers.
- Albert Einstein: Image and Impact - Read about the life of the man behind the theory of relativity.
- Andrei Sakharov - Andrei Sakharov (1921-1989) was a Soviet physicist who became, in the words of the Nobel Peace Committee, a spokesman for the conscience of mankind.
- Biologist and Chemist - Meet Lauren, Analytical Chemist and Elizabeth, Biologist. They talk about what it's like to be scientists and how they protect human and animal health.
- Brain Imaging - Meet Peter and Joelle, scientists at the National Institutes of Health. They talk about what brain imaging is and how an MRI scanner works.
- Brain Scientist - Meet Doctor Dave, a scientist who studies the brain and how addiction affects the brain.
- Famous People in Energy - Brief biographies of individuals who have made significant contributions to energy and science.
- George Washington Carver - America's Library - George Washington Carver (1864-1943) was born a slave in Diamond Grove, Missouri, around 1864. He is one of the nation's most famous agricultural scientists. Learn about his work.
- Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists - Visitors will enjoy learning about the thoughts and experiences of the scientists working in Antarctica and the Arctic.
- Marie Curie and the Science of Radioactivity - Marie Curie (1867-1934) discovered the mysterious element radium and it opened the door to deep changes in the way scientists think about matter and energy.
- Marine Biologist - Meet Chris Meyer, a scientist from the National Museum of Natural History. He talks about the ocean and his favorite animal the cowrie snail.
- Meet Amazing Americans - America's Story - Discover the inventors, politicians, performers, activists and other everyday people who made this country what it is today.
- Modern Inventors Documentation Program (MIND) - Search invention, technology, and science-related collections in archives, libraries, historical societies, and museums in the United States and Canada.
- Study of Invention and Innovation - Read and learn about tinkering, exploring, social play and collaboration.
- Technology and Industry - Library of Congress - Explore these collections of papers, sound, and film about historical technological and industial events in America.
- Thomas A. Edison - America's Library - The phonograph and the motion-picture projector were only a few of Thomas Alva Edison's more than 1,000 inventions.
- Werner Heisenberg and the Uncertainty Principle - He is best known as a founder of quantum mechanics, the new physics of the atomic world, and especially for the uncertainty principle in quantum theory.
- Zebrafish Helping Science - Meet Dr. Harry Burgess, an Investigator for the National Institutes of Health. He talks about the zebrafish experiments and how their behaviors are similar to humans.