German engineer born in 1899. Led the Volkswagen company as it was rebuilt after WW II.
English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, & author known for his book, A Brief History of Time.
Dutch astronomer born in 1851. Extensively studied the Milky Way & discovered evidence for galactic rotation.
Swiss chemist born in 1906. First person to synthesize, ingest, & learn the psychedelic effects of LSD.
English mathematician & physicist who developed the laws of motion, the theory of gravity, & calculus.
FrenchÂ biologist,Â microbiologist, & chemist, born in 1822, & known for discovering the principles ofÂ vaccination.
GermanÂ astronomer,Â mathematician, astrologer, & key figure in the 17th-centuryÂ scientific revolution.
English optician & physicist, born in 1786, & known for his improvements on the optical microscope.
American self-taught chemist & manufacturing engineer born in 1800. Developed vulcanized rubber.
AmericanÂ primatologistÂ known for extensive study ofÂ mountain gorillas from 1966 until her 1985 murder.