Important scientists and inventors - topics of interest beginning with P

These are lists of the topics covered in the lists of scientists and inventors, with some cross-referencing.

 Paleolithic period

 Movius

 paleomagnetism  Blackett
 paleontology  Cuvier
 papilloma virus  zur Hausen
 Parkinson's disease  Carlsson, Greengard, Kandel
 partial differential equations  Nash
 particle accelerator  Cockcroft, Walton
 particle detector  Charpak
 particle physics  Lee, Yang
 partition chromatography  Martin, Synge

 Pascal's triangle

 Pascal

 Pasteur effect

 Pasteur

 patch-clamp technique  Neher, Sakmann

 pathology

 Virchow

 Pauli exclusion principle

 Pauli

 Pavlov conditioning

 Pavlov

 Peking man  Black

 pendulum

 Foucault

 pendulum clock

 Huygens

 penicillin

 Chain, Fleming, Florey

 peptic ulcer  Marshall
 peptide synthesis  Merrifield, du Vigneaud

 periodic table

 Mendeleyev, Newlands

 period-luminosity

 Leavitt

 peristalsis  Bayliss
 petrol  Benz
 phagocytosis  Mechnikov
 phase-contrast microscope  Zernike
 phase problem  Hauptmann, Karle
 phlogiston  Becher
 phosphorus  Brand
 phosphorylation  Fischer, Krebs
 photobiomodulation  Finsen
 photocopier  Carlson
 photoelectric effect  Millikan
 photographic paper  Baekeland

 photography

 DaguerreEastman, Land, NiepceTalbot

 photosynthesis  Calvin
 photosynthetic reaction center  Deisenhofer, Huber, Michel
 phthalein dyes  Baeyer
 physiology  Barany, Dam, Doisy

 π (pi)

 Archimedes

 pigment, biological  Fischer
 pion  Powell

 Pitman shorthand

 Pitman

 pituitary hormones  Cori, Houssay

 planetary motion

 Kepler

 plant pigments  Willsttter
 Plasmodium  Ross

 plate tectonics

 Fisher, Matthews, Morley

 plesiosaur  Anning
 Pluto  Christy, Lowell

 Polaroid

 Land

 polio vaccine

 Salk

 polio virus  Enders, Robbins, Weller
 polymers  Flory, Ziegler
 polymer chemistry  Staudinger
 polymer physics  de Gennes
 polymerase chain reaction  Mullis

 population genetics

 Haldane, Lewontin

 positron  Anderson

 primates

 Groves, Howell, Kimeu, von Koenigswald, Leakey

 prime numbers  Tao, Green
 printer thermal  Kilby

 printing

 Senefelder

 printing press

 Koenig

 prions  Prusiner
 prion disease  Gajdusek

 probability theory

 Jeffreys

 projector

 Lumiere

 Prontosil  Domagk
 propranolol  Black
 prostaglandins  Bergstrom, Samuelsson, Vane
 proteasome  Ciechanover, Hershko, Rose
 proteins  Kossel
 protein degradation  Ciechanover, Hershko, Rose

 protein biosynthesis

 Khorana

 protein crystallography

 Hodgkin, Northrop, Stanley, Sumner

 protein structure

 Kendrew, Mirsky, Pauling, Perutz, Sanger

 protein targeting  Blobel

 Protista

 Haeckel

 protons  Friedman, Kendall, Taylor
 protozoan disease  Laveran

 psychiatry

 Kraepelin

 psychoanalysis  Freud

 psychometrics

 Galton

 pterosaurs

 Marsh

 pulsar  Hulse, Taylor

 punctuated equilibrium

 Gould

 pyrotherapy  Wagner-Jauregg

 Pythagoras' theorem

 Pythagoras