Shout Science!

Stories

Shout Science currently consists of three narrative biographies with additional reference materials such as historical images and timelines:

Anton Van Leeuwenhoek & and the Discovery of Microbes

Anton Anton Van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723) was a Dutch cloth seller who discovered microorganisms with his home-made microscope. Learn about the tiny creatures he saw and his struggle for recognition of them by the Royal Society.

Anton van Leeuwenhoek on Wikipedia

Maria Sibylla Merian & the Lives of Insects

mariaMaria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) was a pioneering woman & artist who was one of the first westerners to thoroughly study and document the life cycles of butterflies and moths.

Maria Sybilla Merian on Wikipedia

James Hutton & the Theory of the Earth

jamesJames Hutton (1726-1797) was a Scottish doctor who proposed a revolutionary new theory of the Earth. His ideas about erosion, uplift, the age of the Earth, and subterranean heat all form the foundation of modern geology.

James Hutton on Wikipedia

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