25 Biggest Scientific Discoveries

From the unfathomably small to the mind-blowingly huge, the most significant breakthroughs
This photo, supplied by NASA-ESA, shows a wispy portion of the Veil Nebula -- the shattered remains of a supernova that exploded some 5 - 10,000 years ago -- as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope and...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – The invention of the wheel was pretty good. Fire, even better. But what has science done for us lately? USA Today lists the top 25 scientific discoveries; here are the top 10:

  1. Accelerating universe
  2. Human genome
  3. Climate accord

  1. Hubble launched
  2. Big Bang fingerprinted
  3. DNA fingerprinting
  4. Dolly cloned
  5. Worldwide web
  6. Ozone erosion
  7. Extrasolar planets
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