Facts on Enlightenment scientists

Isaac Newton

Was a British physicist and mathematician and one of the world’s greatest scientists.

10 facts about Isaac Newton

Pierre Simon de Laplace

Was a French mathematician and astronomer whose work was crucial to the progress of mathematical astronomy and statistics.

10 facts about Pierre Simon de Laplace

Alessandro Volta

Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta was an Italian physicist known for the invention of the battery in the 1800s

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James Hutton

A Scottish geologist, physician, naturalist and more.

10 facts about James Hutton

Joseph Priestley

An English theologian, educator, clergyman and more.

10 facts about Joseph Priestley

William Buckland

An English theologian, paleontologist and geologist.

10 facts about William Buckland