About Galileo Galilei :
Galileo Galilei (15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642), was an Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and mathematician who played a major role in the scientific revolution during the Renaissance.
James Watt FRS FRSE (19 January 1736 (OS) – 25 August 1819) was a Scottish inventor, mechanical engineer, and chemist whose Watt steam engine, an improvement of the Newcomen steam engine, was fundamental to the changes brought by the Industrial Revolution in both his native Great Britain and the rest of the world.
Michael Faraday FRS (22 September 1791 – 25 August 1867) was an English scientist who contributed to the study of electromagnetism and electrochemistry.
His main discoveries include the principles underlying electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism and electrolysis.
- 2012 Died : Neil Armstrong, American astronaut, the first person to walk on the Moon. This event took place on July 20, 1969.
- 2012 American space probe Voyager 1 launched by NASA to study the outer Solar system on September 5, 1977, entered interstellar space. It became the first man-made object to do so.