Some of the Most Important Scientific Images in History

By Akemi Iwaya on February 27th, 2014

Images and photos can convey emotion, information, and even a good bit of inspiration at times. But a select group stand out above the rest, having a long lasting and extremely influential impact on humanity. Sit back and enjoy PBS Digital Studio’s selection of important scientific images and photos from history in today’s video.

Are there any particular images or photos that you feel have had a significant impact on scientific understanding and advancement? Make sure to share your thoughts (and favorites) in the comments!

The Most Important Science Images Ever | It’s Okay To Be Smart | PBS Digital Studios [YouTube]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 02/27/14
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