Famous Personalities. By Abigail Stivala. Alexander Fleming. Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin. Penicillin is found in an antibiotic. Marie Curie.
Neil Armstrong was the first man to land on the moon in July, 1969. On this mission, Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin descended to the lunar surface and spent two and a half hours exploring, while Michael Collins remained in lunar orbit in the Command Module.
Neil Armstrong died in Cincinnati, Ohio on August 25, 2012, at the age of 82.
In the olden days they did not know that the sun was in the middle of our solar system not earth. Once there was a scientist called Nicholas Copernicus who theorized but could not prove definitelythat the sun was atthe centreof the solar system. His theory was opposed by people who believed the platonic idea of a geocentric system.
Christopher Columbus went on four expeditions to America. His ships were Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria. King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain sponsored Christopher Columbus` trip to the New World. The New World was whatthey called North America and South America. Christopher Columbus died without realizing that he had found a new contintent.