Find out more about the greatest 21st Century Scientists, including Stephen Hawking, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Larry Page, Richard Dawkins and Sergey Brin.
Stephen HawkingStephen Hawking

08 January 1942

British

Edward SnowdenEdward Snowden

21 June 1983

American

Neil deGrasse TysonNeil deGrasse Tyson

05 October 1958

American

Larry PageLarry Page

26 March 1973

American

Eduardo SaverinEduardo Saverin

19 March 1982

Brazilian

Sergey BrinSergey Brin

21 August 1973

Russian,American

Katherine JohnsonKatherine Johnson

26 August 1918

American

James WatsonJames Watson

06 April 1928

American

Tim Berners-LeeTim Berners-Lee

08 June 1955

British

Richard Dawkins Richard Dawkins

26 March 1941

British

Shigeru MiyamotoShigeru Miyamoto

16 November 1952

Japanese

Dian FosseyDian Fossey

16 January 1932

Rwandan,American

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Juliane KoepckeJuliane Koepcke

10 October 1954

German,Peruvian

Gabe NewellGabe Newell

03 November 1962

American

Zbigniew BrzezinskiZbigniew Brzezinski

28 March 1928

Polish,American

Terence TaoTerence Tao

17 July 1975

Australian,American

Grigori PerelmanGrigori Perelman

13 June 1966

Russian

James Harris SimonsJames Harris Simons

1938 AD

American

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Guido van RossumGuido van Rossum

31 January 1956

Dutch

Dan ShechtmanDan Shechtman

24 January 1941

Israeli

Tom LehrerTom Lehrer

09 April 1928

American

M. S. SwaminathanM. S. Swaminathan

07 August 1925

Indian

Kip ThorneKip Thorne

01 June 1940

American

Venkatraman RamakrishnanVenkatraman Ramakrishnan

1952 AD

Indian,British,American

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Jared DiamondJared Diamond

10 September 1937

American

Robert BallardRobert Ballard

30 June 1942

American

E. O. WilsonE. O. Wilson

10 June 1929

American

Manjul BhargavaManjul Bhargava

08 August 1974

American

Peggy WhitsonPeggy Whitson

09 February 1960

American

Steven ChuSteven Chu

28 February 1948

American

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Alan KayAlan Kay

17 May 1940

American

Robert WinstonRobert Winston

15 July 1940

British

Murray Gell-MannMurray Gell-Mann

15 September 1929

American

Steven WeinbergSteven Weinberg

03 May 1933

American

Barry MarshallBarry Marshall

30 September 1951

Australian

Elizabeth BlackburnElizabeth Blackburn

26 November 1948

Australian,American

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Ivar GiaeverIvar Giaever

05 April 1929

Norwegian,American

David BaltimoreDavid Baltimore

07 March 1938

American

Manfred EigenManfred Eigen

09 May 1927

German

Richard LeakeyRichard Leakey

19 December 1944

Kenyan

Aaron KlugAaron Klug

11 August 1926

British

Tsung-Dao LeeTsung-Dao Lee

24 November 1926

Chinese,American

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Leon M. LedermanLeon M. Lederman

15 July 1922

American

Ada YonathAda Yonath

22 June 1939

Israeli

Franklin DiazFranklin Chang Díaz

05 April 1950

Chinese,Costa Rican,American

Mario J. MolinaMario J. Molina

19 March 1943

Mexican

Sheldon Lee GlashowSheldon Lee Glashow

05 December 1932

American

Philip Warren AndersonPhilip Warren Anderson

13 December 1923

American

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Ferid MuradFerid Murad

14 September 1936

American

Elias James CoreyElias James Corey

12 July 1928

American

Roald HoffmannRoald Hoffmann

18 July 1937

American

Arno Allan PenziasArno Allan Penzias

26 April 1933

American

Paul BergPaul Berg

30 June 1926

American

Brian JosephsonBrian Josephson

04 January 1940

British

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Yuan T. LeeYuan T. Lee

19 November 1936

American

Robert Woodrow WilsonRobert Woodrow Wilson

10 January 1936

American

Walter GilbertWalter Gilbert

21 March 1932

American

Harold E. VarmusHarold E. Varmus

18 December 1939

American

Susumu TonegawaSusumu Tonegawa

06 September 1939

Japanese

Christiane Nüsslein-VolhardChristiane Nüsslein-Volhard

20 October 1942

German

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Samuel Chao Chung TingSamuel C. C. Ting

07 January 1936

American

Richard J. RobertsRichard J. Roberts

06 September 1943

British

Antony HewishAntony Hewish

11 May 1924

British

Chen Ning YangChen Ning Yang

01 October 1922

American

Carlo Rubbia Carlo Rubbia

31 March 1934

Italian

Torsten WieselTorsten Wiesel

03 June 1924

Swedish

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Stanley B. PrusinerStanley B. Prusiner

28 May 1942

American

Claude Cohen-TannoudjiClaude Cohen-Tannoudji

01 April 1933

French

John PolanyiJohn Polanyi

23 January 1929

Canadian

Thomas Robert CechThomas Cech

08 December 1947

American

Jack SteinbergerJack Steinberger

25 May 1921

American

Rudolph A. MarcusRudolph A. Marcus

21 July 1923

Canadian

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Leon N CooperLeon Cooper

28 February 1930

American

Joseph L. GoldsteinJoseph L. Goldstein

18 April 1940

American

Robin WarrenRobin Warren

11 June 1937

Australian

Richard R. ErnstRichard R. Ernst

14 August 1933

Swiss

Richard AxelRichard Axel

02 July 1946

American

Paul J. CrutzenPaul J. Crutzen

03 December 1933

Dutch

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Robert B. LaughlinRobert B. Laughlin

01 November 1950

American

Ian FrazerIan Frazer

06 January 1953

Australian

Gerd Binnig Gerd Binnig

20 July 1947

German