Since the history of human culture for thousands of years ago detected until the millennium to the present century, countless events or discoveries that affect human history keberlansungan. Even so, livescience.com site recently released there were at least 10 important events that changed the history of mankind.
The discovery of Gunpowder
The discovery of this powder in the 9th century, or around the year 850 AD by a number of chemists China, regarded as the persitiwa then change the face of the world. Powder produced from chemical reactions of several substances such as sulfur (S) or sulfur, charcoal and potassium nitrate are widely used as a murderer by using pistols, rifles, and grenades. This discovery continues to grow continue to grow until the discovery of hydrogen bombs (H) until the discovery of nuclear.
Agora is a term that refers to the open space where people can meet and interact with others. The term first appeared in the era of Ancient Greece, the Agora regarded as forerunners of the first public space.
In the Agora there are commercial activities, antarwarga discussions on various topics related to politics or big ideas such as Plato and Aristotle thought that time. Now the form has a form of early terepesentasi of demokrasii, where all people freely express their opinions.
The Council of Nicea
This is a large gathering of Christian religious leaders held not far from the city of Constantinople in 325 AD. Emperor Konstantine who became the first Christian leader at the time of the Roman Empire tried to unify the various religious streams and the Christian faith through the meeting and then called the Council of Nicaea.
No less than 318 Christian leaders, the bishops, from all parts of the kingdom were collected. They find some common views on the issues they face, especially concerning the divinity of Jesus. And the council is the first council in the world to further unite the church greatly influence the development of Christianity.
Outbreaks of plague
This plague has swept Europe in the 14th century. No less than half the European population, or about 75 million dead from plague outbreaks or imposed as the Black Death. The incident then sparked a significant social change, rising wages and workers' trust in the church rocking. In further development, the health of the world thrilled with the emergence of AIDS disease saying no one has found a cure.
The discovery of Sugar
Sugar, or white gold, has changed history. In the early 16th century, the discovery of sugar to encourage mass migration to the African-American slavery began. Now the American population consume an average of 50 kilograms of sugar per year. Sugar and proved an important role as one of the world economy motor.
"The Declaration of Independence"
Since Thomas Jefferson signed the Declaration of Independence (the Declaration of Independence) United in 1776, began a movement in other parts of the world for free or free from the power of the monarchy. The Declaration also inspired the emergence of the idea of rights-human rights.
Reverend and bean pods
From a pea seed, a priest named Abbot Gregor Mendel in the 19th century, the secret of successful open reduction properties of living things. He made experiments with peas in a monastery in Austria.
Experiments conducted on a strand of peas which he crossed one another. The development of biotechnology has now touched the ethical aspects of cloning technology and stem cells was found. Mendel's discovery was not immediately get a reaction. Before his death he said, "My time will come."
Strangeness of the physical appearance of animals in the Galapagos Islands, such as the giant tortoise, has sparked the curiosity of Charles Darwin later wrote in his diary.
Note that the basis of a book titled "The Origin of Species" which marks the birth of the theory of evolution with the famous expression "the survival of the fittest" which describes the gradual change from one species to reach its physical form now through natural selection.
The book was published 20 years after Darwin's voyage and research in the Galapagos. Now the Galapagos Islands have been offered as one of the scientific tourist destination.
The discovery of aircraft
Two brothers from Dayton, Ohio, United States, had never believed that their success with the aircraft flying them up on December 17, 1903 will grow up to launch humans into space. Wilbur and Orville Wright when it successfully flew for 12 seconds only! They flew in a pile of sand at
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, USA.
Previously people had never imagined would be able to fly on a plane that weighs much more than the air with the engine fitted and can be controlled. Wilbur and Orville successfully embody the dream of Greek myth, Icarus, becomes reality. Motorized vehicles are now used to search for a new dwelling place for humans in space to the Planet Mars. Some people even have to taste a picnic into space.
About 30 years ago to a baby girl born from the womb of a woman. Brief birth is a normal birth, normal. However, the birth was actually the result of fertilization outside the human body. The method was developed by British scientists, Louise Brown.
At first, the experiment results "test-tube babies" are triggered protests in various parts of the world, but at the same time changing the outlook of life and progress of science. This method has marked a fundamental change in the development of medical science.