Important scientists and inventors - topics of interest beginning with S

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

 Sabatier process  Sabatier
 Sabatier principle  Sabatier
 scanning tunneling microscope  Binnig, Rohrer

 Schiehallion experiment

 Maskelyne

 Schrödinger equation

 Schrödinger

 screw threads

 Whitworth

 second messenger  Sutherland

 seconds pendulum

 Mersenne, Sabine

 secretin  Bayliss

 seismology

 Mohorovicic

 seismometer

 Heng

 selenium  Berzelius
 semiconductor  Anderson, Awschalom, Mott, van Vleck
 semiconductor devices  Alferov, Kroemer
 separated oscillatory field method  Ramsey

 SETI

 Drake

 sewing machine

 Howe

 sex hormones  Butenandt

 Sherrington's Laws

 Sherrington

 ships  Brunel
 Siegbahn notation  Siegbahn
 signal peptides  Blobel
 signal transduction  Carlsson, Greengard, Kandel
 silicon  Berzelius

 Silurian system

 Murchison

 site-directed mutagenesis  Smith

 Siwalik

 Falconer

 smallpox  Fenner
 snails  Cuming
 snake bite  Sutherland

 social anthropology

 Levi-Strauss

 social behavior  von Fisch, Lorenz, Tinbergen
 solar neutrinos  Davis, Giacconi, Koshiba
 solid-phase peptide synthesis  Merrifield
 solid-state physics  Alfven, Néel
 Soman  Kuhn

 Special relativity

 Einstein

 specific heat  Black,  Debye

 spectral lines

 Fraunhofer

 spectroscopy

 Bloembergen, Fraunhofer, Hall, Hansch, Lorentz, Schawlow, Siegbahn, Zeeman

 speed of light

 Michelson, Morley

 speed of sound

 Mach

 spinning jenny

 Hargreaves

 spintronics  Awschalom
 split-brain  Sperry
 spontaneous symmetry breaking  Kobayashi, Maskawa, Nambu
 src gene  Bishop, Varmus
 star classification  Cannon

 star map

 Hipparchus

 star motion

 Hut

 Stark effect  Stark

 statistical concepts

 Galton

 statistical mechanics  Lee, Onsager, Yang
 statistical theory  Boltzmann

 statistics

 DeMoivre

 Staudinger reaction  Staudinger

 steady-state universe

 Gold

 steam engine

 Newcomen, Watt

 steam hammer

 Nasmyth

 steam turbine

 Parsons

 steamboat

 Fulton

 steel  Bessemer
 stellar evolution  Chandrasekar, Fowler

 stellar nucleosynthesis

 Bethe, Hoyle

 stellar structure  Chandrasekar, Fowler
 stereochemistry  Cornforth, van 't Hoff, Prelog
 Stern-Gerlach experiment  Stern
 steroid metabolism  Brown, Goldstein
 sterols  Windaus

 Stokes' equation

 Stokes

 Stokes' theorem

 Stokes

 stomach ulcer  Marshall, Warren

 strangeness

 Gell-Mann

 streptomycin

 Waksman

 string theory

 Greene, Kaku

 sub-atomic particles  Chamberlain, Cowan, Cronin, Fitch, Glaser, Nambu, Perl, Powell, Reines, Richter, Segré, Ting
 sugar fermentation  von Euler-Chelpin, Harden
 Sun-centred universe  Copernicus

 sunspots

 Sabine

 sun valve  Dalen
 superacids  Olah

 superconductivity

 Abrikosov, Bardeen, Bednorz, Cooper, Giaever, Ginsburg, Leggett, Müller, Onnes, Schrieffer

 superfluidity

 Abrikosov, Ginsburg, Landau, Lee, Leggett, Kapitsa, Osheroff, Richardson

 supernovae

 Evans

 surface chemistry  Ertl, Langmuir

 surgery

 Hunter

 Svedberg unit  Svedberg
 synaptic transmission  Eccles, Katz