Isaac Newton built the first practical reflecting telescope and developed a sophisticated theory of color based on the observation that a prism separates white light into the colors of the visible spectrum. He also formulated an empirical law of cooling, made the first theoretical calculation of the speed of sound.
Alan Turing, an English mathematician, logician, computer scientist, cryptanalyst, theoretical biologist, and philosopher who played an influential role in computer science. In WWII, his invention aided the British breakthrough into German Naval, which made the war shortened by two years, and millions of death was averted.
Alfred Nobel invented gelignite, a better alternative to dynamite. In 1887, he discovered patented ballistite which further led to the invention of cordite. His effort got him the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences membership in 1884, and Uppsala gave him an honorary doctorate in 1893. He decided to immortalize his legacy by founding the Nobel Prize, which he stated must be given to anyone who merits it without any bias or prejudice.
Larry Page developed an algorithm that convert to a search engine along with using HTML programming skills and set up a simple search page that gained popularity among Stanford users. Larry Page, a man who has made the world a place of fun and comfort because of his joint invention of the internet platform "Google," where billions of people worldwide visit.
Albert Einstein dropping from school and took on many odd jobs for survival. At the age of 12, he discovered an original proof for Pythagorean Theorem. And at 14, he mastered integral and differential calculus. He was tagged as the "Father of Atomic Bomb" and Founder of Relativity Theory.
Steve Jobs story motivates people to stay true to their dreams and never give up, no matter how tough things get.
He was academically gifted child, often described as being the smartest person in the room. When he was ten, Steve had forged a strong passion for electronics. Growing up, he loved electronics but also appreciated the humanities.
“This is not a business, I started as a business. It's a passion which ended up becoming a business.”
Raveendran Byju is the founder of the edtech app, Byju’s the learning app enabling thousands of students to prepare for the competitive entrance exams. This is his story.
Born in 476 AD
and died in 550 AD Aryabhatta made contributions to the Gupta age which is
considered to be golden age of mathematics and ancient Indian learning. The capital of
this kingdom of Magahda (modern Bihar) Patliputra, was a great center of learning, the
famous university of Nalinda was situated here and it is widely speculated that
Aryabhatta might have been head of the astronomical observatory. He was only about
23 - 24 years old when he composed his most distinguished work known the
An email has been an important part of communication for the last few decades. Having an email address is like having an online identity. The man behind this innovation was a 14 yr old boy from India who made it available for everyone. Today's story is about Shiva Ayyudarai the man who invented Email.