List of Major Areas of Science and their Origins (Inventors):

Here important general knowledge information is given about the main areas of Science and their fathers (Inventors). Generally questions related to this list are asked in competitive exams. If you are preparing for various competitive exams like: IAS, Teacher, UPSC, PCS, SSC, Bank, MBA and other government jobs, then you must know about the major areas of science and their explorers.

List of major areas of science and their fathers (discoverers):

Major areas of science Name of parent (discoverer)
Botany Theophrastus
Ghazal Mirza ghalib
The biology Aristotle
Ayurvedic medicine Charak
Indian Renaissance Raja Ram Mohan Roy
History Herodotus
Parliament Britain
Economics Adam Smith
Sanskrit Grammar Panini
Comparative Politics Aristotle
Modern geography Humboldt
Russian Revolution Lenin
Unani medicine Hippocrates
Civil service in india lord cornwallis
Modern education in india Mr. Charles Grant
Geography Eratosthenes
Indian nuclear power Dr. Homi Jahangir Bhabha
White revolution Dr. Verghese Kurien
Mother of modern republic United States of america
Modern painting in india Nandlal Bose
Modern liberalism John lock
Modern olympic games Pierre de Coubertin
Chemistry Lavoisier
Modern classification Carolus Linnaeus
Physics Newton

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The first successful use of a high-resistance carbon filament was by American inventor Thomas Alva Edison in 1879. He successfully experimented by collecting a ductile carbon filament, baking it at a high temperature, and using it in an electric bulb of high resistivity.

Charles Babbage is called the 'Father of the Computer' because according to his plan the foundation stone of the modern computer was laid. Charles Babbage was a mathematician, philosopher, inventor, and mechanical engineer best known for the concept of computer programs.

Homi Jehangir Bhabha is known as the 'Father of the Indian Nuclear Programme'. He was an Indian nuclear physicist who founded the Bhabha Atomic Research Center and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.

Famous philosopher Aristotle was the first person to write a book called Historia Animalium, in which he described about the creation, nature, reproduction etc. of animals and also classified animals. That's why Aristotle is considered the father of biology.

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