Matthew Mason Known for his work in the field of robotics, this American scientist directed Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute and invented a robot capable of creating origami artwork. Early life After earning his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he worked briefly for the research division of IBM […]

Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek Creator of some of the earliest microscopes, through which he first discovered bacteria and cells. He was the first scientist ever to record microscopic observations of muscle fibers, bacteria, spermatozoa, and blood flow in capillaries. Early life Through glassmaking he discovered a process by which he could make small glass spheres […]