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All About Leonardo Da Vinci

This news story is on Leonardo da Vinci. He was born on April 15, 1452. Leonardo was born in Vinci, Italy. He passed away on May 2, 1519. He was in Amboise, France whenever this happened. Leonardo da Vinci's most major contributions were that he was famous for designs, art, cartography, geology, and other studies.

His impact on STEM is hard to determine after he passed. Leonardo da Vinci was the one to start Scientific Revolution. He used physics with many of his inventions and also to see what his perspective on it was.

Two fun facts about Leonardo da Vinci is that at the age of 17, he went to become an apprentice of painting under the instruction of Andrea del Verrochio in Florence. Also that, Leonardo sketched much of the world around him, studying the rock formations, caves, and fossils.

All About Benjamin Franklin

This news story is on Benjamin Franklin. Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 in Boston, MA and died on April 17, 1790 in Philadelphia, PA. Benjamin Franklin's contributions to America were not only political. Before he became a renowned diplomat, he was a writer, printer, postmaster, scientist and inventor. Benjamin Franklin became one of the most recognizable and popular figures in the world; his kite experiment, which proved the electrical nature of lightning, earned him an invitation to meet the King of France.

For young Ben Franklin, accomplishments included ownership of his own newspaper, The Pennsylvania Gazette, as well as becoming the Grand Master of the Masonic Lodge in Philadelphia at the age of 28. Even though Benjamin Franklin lived a very long ago, his many inventions improved our way of living, helped us understand electricity, and improved our safety. He improved the way people live today by some of his inventions.

Two fun facts about Benjamin Franklin was that he comes from a very large family with being the 15th one born. Also, Franklin started out with a passion in writing and wrote many writings immediately after starting work.

All About Albert Einstein

This news story is on Albert Einstein. He was born on March 14, 1879 and born in Ulm, Germany. He was in Princeton, New Jersey where he then passed away on April 18, 1955. Albert Einstein's most major contributions were that he contributed to the development of the quantum theory. Einstein postulated light quanta or photons that he based his explanation of the photoelectric effect, and he also developed the quantum theory of specific heat.

Albert Einstein's contributes impacted on STEM. Einstein was a mathematician, but he is better known for his work in the field of theoretical physics. His work has helped change the realm of physics for years to come.

Two fun facts about Albert Einstein was that at the age of 16, Albert had failed the entrance exam to the Swiss Federal Polytechnic in Zurich. Also that his wife, Mileva Maric, gave birth to their illegitimate daughter, Lieserl, in 1902, which was a year before they got married.

All About Steve Jobs

This news story is on Steve Jobs. Jobs was born on February 24, 1955 in San Francisco, CA. Steve Jobs had passed away on October 5, 2011, in Palo Alto, CA. Him and his wife, Laurene Powell, both passed away in the same year.

Steve Jobs contributes impacted Cyber. Steve Jobs was a Co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple, Inc. He was also known for Pioneer of the personal computer revolution with Steve Wozniak. Steve Jobs has made using the internet easier for some people. However, others can argue with them all day long if they chose to.

Two fun facts about Steve Jobs is that he was adopted very shortly after he was born and that his biological parents had one mandate, which was that he got adopted by two college-educated people. The biological parents found out that neither Clara nor Paul Jobs had ever graduated from college, but the adoption went through when it was promised that Steve Jobs would receive a university education, which was funny considering that he went on to become a college dropout.