Scientists questions This is a list of recently added questions about scientists. Play scientists quiz and see all the questions. What nationality was Leonhard Euler - one of the greatest mathematicians in history?Swiss. Leonhard Euler, the 18th century Swiss mathematician and physicist is considered to be one of the greatest mathematicians of all time for the tremendous contributions he made to the field of pure mathematics. Many concepts of modern mathematics originated from the works of this eminent mathematician whose works also spanned the fields of mechanics, fluid dynamics, optics and astronomy. Created by: Tschuka hard 42% GermanGerman173AustrianAustrian322SwissSwiss449NorwegianNorwegian109mathematics riddles » Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize?Marie Skłodowska Curie was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and only woman to win twice, the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences, and was part of the Curie family legacy of five Nobel Prizes.Created by: Ninjaivery easy 89% Rosalind FranklinRosalind Franklin575Florence NightingaleFlorence Nightingale671Markiza Émilie du ChâteletMarkiza Émilie du Châtelet624Marie Skłodowska CurieMarie Skłodowska Curie16483Nobel prize winners riddles » Where was Galileo buried?In the Santa Croce church in Florence. The Grand Duke of Tuscany, Ferdinando II, wished to bury Galileo in the main body of the Basilica of Santa Croce, and to erect a marble mausoleum in his honour. These plans were dropped after Pope Urban VIII had been condemned Galileo for "vehement suspicion of heresy". He was buried in a small room next to the novices' chapel. However, in 1737 he was reburied in the main body of the basilica, and a monument had been erected there in his honour.Created by: Tschuka hard 46% in the Notre-Dame cathedral in Parisin the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris1229in the Santa Croce church in Florencein the Santa Croce church in Florence3436in the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiorein the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore2020in the Sagrada Familia in Barcelonain the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona637renessaince riddles » Which mathematician is it?Henri Poincaré. Jules Henri Poincaré was a French mathematician, theoretical physicist, engineer, and philosopher of science. He is often described as a polymath, and in mathematics as " The Last Universalist"n since he excelled in all fields of the discipline as it existed during his lifetime. He was responsible for formulating the Poincaré conjecture, which was one of the most famous unsolved problems in mathematics until it was solved in 2002–2003 by Grigori Perelman. In his research on the three-body problem.Created by: Tschuka very hard 23% Grigory PerelmanGrigory Perelman40Gottfried Wilhelm LeibnizGottfried Wilhelm Leibniz169Henri PoincaréHenri Poincaré118Stefan BanachStefan Banach167mathematics riddles » Which matematician was called the Princeps mathematicorum ("the foremost of mathematicians")?Carl Friedrich Gauss was a German mathematician who made significant contributions to many fields including number theory, algebra, statistics, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, geophysics, mechanics, electrostatics, magnetic fields, astronomy, matrix theory, and optics.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 37% Jean le Rond d’AlembertJean le Rond d’Alembert180Pierre Simon de LaplacePierre Simon de Laplace308Leonhard EulerLeonhard Euler285Carl Friedrich GaussCarl Friedrich Gauss455mathematics riddles » Which mathematician is that?Grigorij Parelman is a Russian mathematician who in 2003 proved (confirmed in 2006) Thurston's geometrization conjecture. This consequently solved in the affirmative the Poincaré conjecture. In 2006 he was offered the Fields Medal and a million $ along with it, but he declined the award, stating: "I'm not interested in money or fame; I don't want to be on display like an animal in a zoo."Created by: Ninjaihard 40% Henri PoincareHenri Poincare162Grigorij ParelmanGrigorij Parelman589Terence TaoTerence Tao257Pierre-Louis LionsPierre-Louis Lions430mathematics riddles » Maria Skłodowska-Curie was committed to her job. Did she have any children?Her daughter was awarded the Nobel Prize. Her first daughter, Irene, decided to follow her mother's life path and received the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1935. Her second daughter, Eva, a writer and politician, was known as the "First Lady of UNICEF". She was also nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 1944.Created by: naypaxhard 58% She didn't want to and thus didn't have children.She didn't want to and thus didn't have children.3241She was sterile as a result of the radiation.She was sterile as a result of the radiation.2779Her daughter was awarded the Nobel Prize.Her daughter was awarded the Nobel Prize.13468Her sole daughter died at the age of 2.Her sole daughter died at the age of 2.3504Poles riddles » Which of the following is not a chemical element?Darwinium. Roentgenium, copernicum and einsteinium are chemical elements. There is no such thing like a darwinium.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 45% roentgeniumroentgenium789darwiniumdarwinium2156copernicumcopernicum1251einsteiniumeinsteinium583chemical elements riddles » Who was the first winner of the Nobel Prize in physics?Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen. The first Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded in 1901 to Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, of Germany "in recognition of the extraordinary services he has rendered by the discovery of the remarkable rays subsequently named after him"Created by: Krzysztof Moskalaverage 63% Wilhelm Conrad RöntgenWilhelm Conrad Röntgen4501Marie CurieMarie Curie850Philipp LenardPhilipp Lenard785Karl Ferdinand BraunKarl Ferdinand Braun930Nobel prize riddles » What nationality was Nikola Tesla?Serbian. Nikola Tesla was born on 10 July 1856 to Serbian parents in the village of Smiljan, Austrian Empire (modern-day Croatia). He studied at Austrian Polytechnic in Graz (he didn't finish it even though he was getting the highest possible grades), later moved to Prague, Budapest and France. Eventually he relocated to New York City aged 28.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 66% FrenchFrench835RussianRussian739SwedishSwedish1085SerbianSerbian5198inventors riddles » Play mathematics quiz and see all the questions.