Here are ten scientific discoveries that have had a significant impact

Newton's Laws of Motion and Universal Gravitation (17th Century)

Germ Theory of Disease (19th Century)

Theory of Relativity (20th Century)

Discovery of DNA Structure (1953)

Quantum Mechanics (Early 20th Century)

Penicillin (1928)

Theory of Plate Tectonics (20th Century)

Discovery of the Electron (Late 19th Century)

Human Genome Project (2003)

Higgs Boson Discovery (2012)