Inventors | Scientists

An inventor is a person who creates a new design, object or method. These new creations are called inventions and they are often considered necessary for societal advancement. An inventor can work across a range of disciplines. Everything you see that is human made has been invented by someone at some point. Important medical inventions are made by scientists, who are looking to find treatments for diseases and improve medical facilities and services. Entrepreneurs are often inventors of business; they look for opportunities to forward new innovation.

How do you become an inventor?

The various skills are needed to become an inventor including good timing, problem-solving abilities, and innovative ideas. An inventor must be witty and spend time researching products that consumers need, are not already in the market, and that will be used in everyday life.

What does a scientist do?

A scientist is in charge of gathering and performing research to increase knowledge in a particular area or subject of study. Scientists can make hypotheses and test them through different methods to form conclusions based on the evidence they gathered during their research trials.

What is the scientific method?

The scientific method is the technique used by scientists to gain knowledge, test research, and has helped the development of science since the 17th century. The scientific method is broken up into research, creating a hypothesis, testing with experiment, analyzing of data, and creating a conclusion based on the data found and observations.

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5’8” | 1.73 m
March 14, 1879
Albert Einstein
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Albert Einstein
5’8” | 1.73 m
March 3, 1847
Alexander Graham Bell
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Alexander Graham Bell
5’9” | 1.75 m
January 17, 1706
Benjamin Franklin
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Benjamin Franklin
6’0” | 1.83 m (Estimated)
February 12, 1809
Charles Darwin
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Charles Darwin
6’1” | 1.85 m
Back to the Future (1985)
Doc Brown
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Doc Brown
5’10” | 1.78 m
July 30, 1863
Henry Ford
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Henry Ford
5’6” | 1.68 m
January 4, 1643
Isaac Newton
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Isaac Newton
5’8” | 1.73 m (Estimated)
April 15, 1452
Leonardo da Vinci
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Leonardo da Vinci
6’2” | 1.88 m
October 5, 1958
Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Neil deGrasse Tyson
6’2” | 1.88 m
July 10, 1856
Nikola Tesla
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Nikola Tesla
5’7” | 1.70 m
January 8, 1942
Stephen Hawking
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Stephen Hawking
5’10” | 1.78 m
February 11, 1847
Thomas Edison
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Thomas Edison
5’11” | 1.80 m
Breaking Bad (2008)
Walter White
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Walter White
Henry Ford
Scaled height comparison illustrations of Henry Ford in relation to other inventors

Henry Ford was an American industrialist, businessman, and the founder of the Ford Motor Company. Henry Ford is credited with the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. He also created the first automobile that middle-class Americans could afford which revolutionized the automobile field. Henry Ford’s innovations converted the status of the automobile from being an expensive luxury item into an accessible item that transformed the impact of the car within the 20th century. Henry Ford is attributed with the concept of, “Fordism,” also known as the mass production of inexpensive goods. Henry Ford died on April 7, 1947 at the age of 83. 

Henry Ford had a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Henry Ford labeled with overall height
Henry Ford was an American industrialist, businessman, and the founder of the Ford Motor Company. Henry Ford is credited with the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. He also created the first automobile that middle-class Americans could afford.

Henry Ford had a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

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Henry Ford
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Nationality: United States

Fields: Engineer, industrialist

Death: April 7, 1947 (83)

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July 30, 1863

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Charles Darwin
Height comparison diagram of Charles Darwin compared to other scientists

Charles Darwin was an English naturalist, genealogist, and biologist known for his studies and contributions to the science of human evolution. Charles Darwin strongly believed that all species originated from a common ancestor. He published his theory along with evidence in his book, On the Origin of Species in 1859. Charles Darwin’s evolution theory is now accepted by everyone and is considered a foundation concept in science. Currently, Charles Darwin is regarded as one of the most influential figures in human history. Charles Darwin died on April 19, 1882 at the age of 73. 

Charles Darwin had an estimated height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Charles Darwin with overall height
Charles Darwin was an English naturalist, genealogist, and biologist known for his studies and contributions to the science of human evolution. Charles Darwin strongly believed that all species originated from a common ancestor. He published his theory and evidence in 'On the Origin of Species'.

Charles Darwin had an estimated height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

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Charles Darwin
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Nationality: England

Fields: Natural history, geology, biology

Death: April 19, 1882 (73)

Given Name
Charles Robert Darwin
Birthday
February 12, 1809

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Thomas Edison
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Thomas Edison was an American inventor and businessman that is acknowledged as the United States’ greatest inventor. Thomas Edison is credited with developing many devices within various fields that include electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures. Thomas Edison developed hearing problems and deafness at the age of 12 which impacted his work ethic and inventions. Most famously, he created the early versions of the electric light bulb that changed the modern industrialized world. Thomas Edison held a record number of 1,903 patents in total. Thomas Edison died on October 18, 1931 at the age of 84.

Thomas Edison had a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Thomas Edison labeled with overall height
Thomas Edison was an American inventor and businessman that is acknowledged as the United States’ greatest inventor. Thomas Edison is credited with developing many devices within various fields that include electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures.

Thomas Edison had a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

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Nationality: United States

Fields: Engineering

Death: October 18, 1931 (84)

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February 11, 1847

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Isaac Newton
Height comparison diagram of Isaac Newton compared to other scientists

Isaac Newton was an English physicist, astronomer, and theologist that is considered to be one of the most influential scientists of all time. Isaac Newton was also a key figure in the Scientific Revolution. He published his book, Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy in 1687. Isaac Newton’s contributions included formulating the laws of motion that shaped the scientific viewpoint of the time. Isaac Newton built the first practical reflecting telescope and developed the Theory of Color. Isaac Newton worked within the fields of Physics, Natural Philosophy, Alchemy, Theology, Mathematics, Astronomy, and Economics. Isaac Newton died on March 31, 1727 at the age of 84.

Isaac Newton had a height of 5’6” (1.68 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Isaac Newton with overall height
Isaac Newton was an English physicist, astronomer, and theologist that is considered to be one of the most influential scientists of all time. Isaac Newton was also a key figure in the Scientific Revolution. He published his book, Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy in 1687.

Isaac Newton had a height of 5’6” (1.68 m).

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Isaac Newton
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Nationality: England

Fields: Physics, philosophy, theology, astronomy, economics, alchemy, mathematics

Death: March 31, 1727 (84)

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January 4, 1643

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Benjamin Franklin
Scaled height comparison illustrations of Benjamin Franklin in relation to other inventors

One of the Founding Fathers of the United States, Benjamin Franklin was a respected, leading inventor, scientist, writer, philosopher, and diplomat who also served as President of the United States in 1769. One of his major political contributions was his help in drafting the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. In science, his contributions and pursuits included exploring electricity for which he created the lightning rod. He is especially noted for his experiment of flying a kite during a storm in order to provide that lightning is electricity. Benjamin Franklin also ventured into music, playing, composing, and ultimately inventing the glass harmonica.

Benjamin Franklin had a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Benjamin Franklin labeled with overall height
One of the Founding Fathers of the United States, Benjamin Franklin was a respected, leading inventor, scientist, writer, philosopher, and diplomat who also served as President of the United States in 1769. Franklin helped in drafting the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution.

Benjamin Franklin had a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Benjamin Franklin labeled with overall height
Benjamin Franklin
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Nationality: United States

Death: April 17, 1790 (84)

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January 17, 1706

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