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Charles Darwin [was were]born on February 12, 1809. He [was were] a British naturalist who became famous for his theories of evolution and natural selection. In South America, Darwin found that fossils of extinct animals [waswere] similar to modern species. Many people [was were] strongly opposed to the idea of evolution because it conflicted with their religious beliefs. Throughout his life, Darwin [was were] a reserved, thorough, hardworking scholar
When Albert Einstein [waswere] young, his parents worried about him. Einstein's parents [was were] concerned that Albert [was were] "slow." Albert [was were] a terrible student who didn't want to attend classes regularly and take exams .Einstein's best-known work, the theory of relativity, [was were] published in 1905.Unfortunately, the theory of relativity [was were] used to create the atomic bomb.