The 7 Greatest Scientific Achievements of The Last 50 Years
Written By: John Hawkins | Posted: Sunday, June 5th, 2011
We human beings tend to forget how far we've come as a species in a relatively short period of time.
In the 1870's, we had the first house that was lighted with electricity. Cars just started to become available 100 years ago. Charles Lindbergh made the first transatlantic flight in 1927. Televisions didn't become widely available until after WWII. In other words, the advances humankind has made in a relatively short period of time -- thanks to men like Edison, Bell, Tesla, Einstein, Franklin, Salk, and the Wright Brothers -- have been nothing short of extraordinary.
Sign into your account to read the rest of this article. »