**Benjamin Banneker**

first African-American scientist

**Reid Barton**

mathematician and programmer; first student to win four gold medals at the International Mathematical Olympiad

**Wilson A. Bentley**

"The Snowflake Man"

**George Washington Carver**

agricultural researcher

**Augustin-Louis Cauchy**

French mathematician

**Pafnuty Chebyshev**

Russian mathematician

**Pierre Curie**

discovered radium

**Albert Einstein**

theoretical physicist

**Paul Erdos**

Hungarian mathematician

**Michael Faraday**

electrochemist

**Pierre de Fermat**

greatest amateur mathematician in history

**Evariste Galois**

French mathematical prodigy

**Sophie Germain**

French mathematician

**Pierre-Gilles de Gennes**

Nobel Prize winner in physics

**William Hamilton**

Irish mathematician

**Oliver Heaviside**

electromagnetism researcher

**Fred Hoyle**

British physicist

**T.H. Huxley**

biologist, zoologist, Darwinist

**Carl Jacobi**

German mathematician

**Ruth Lawrence**

mathematician

**Gilbert Newton Lewis**

physical chemist

**John D. Linsley**

astrophysicist

**Ada Lovelace**

founder of scientific computing

**Benoit Mandelbrot**

pioneer in fractal geometry

**Isaac Newton**

English physicist, astronomer, mathematician

**Blaise Pascal**

French mathematician and philosopher

**Charles Sanders Peirce**

American logician, mathematician, philosopher

**Henri Poincaré**

French mathematician and man of letters

**Joseph Priestley**

father of modern chemistry

**Bernhard Riemann**

German mathematician

**Erwin Schrodinger**

Austrian physicist

**Samuel C. C. Ting**

Chinese American physicist

**Konstantin Tsiolkovsky**

Russian rocket scientist

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