Alexander Graham Bell inventor of the telephone. Bell would have been known to history simply as Alexander Bell, but he was highly jealous of his brothers’ middle names and asked for and received one for his birthday.
Nikola Tesla ( 10 July 1856 – 7 January was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist, best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.
Niels Henrik David Bohr 7 October 1885 – 18 November was a Danish physicist who made foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physics in
Antoine Henri Becquerel December 1852 – 25 August was a French physicist, Nobel laureate, and the discoverer of radioactivity along with Marie Skłodowska-Curie and Pierre Curie, for which all three won the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Stephen William Hawking CH CBE FRS FRSA January is an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge.
Dmitri Mendeleev - Russian chemist and inventor. He is credited as being the creator of the first version of the periodic table of elements. Using the table, he predicted the properties of elements yet to be discovered.
Women Nobel Prize Laureates in the Sciences Maria Goeppert Mayer - Physics 1963 Maria Goeppert Mayer shared half of the 1963 Nobel Prize in Physics with J. Hans D. Jensen, "for their discoveries concerning nuclear shell structure.
Gabrielle Émilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil, Marquise Du Châtelet was a French natural philosopher, mathematician, physicist, and author during the early until her untimely death due to childbirth in Portrait by Maurice Quentin de La Tour
Democritus (Greek: "chosen of the people") (ca. 460 BC – ca. 370 BC) was an Ancient Greek philosopher born in Abdera, Thrace, Greece. He was an influential pre-Socratic philosopher and pupil of Leucippus, who formulated an atomic theory for the cosmos.
Albert Abraham Michelson, [December 19, 1852 – May 9, 1931] was an American physicist known for his work on the measurement of the speed of light and especially for the Michelson–Morley experiment. In 1907 he received the Nobel Prize in Physics. He became the first American to receive the Nobel Prize in sciences.