A comprehensive directory of world famous scientists highlighting their works and achievements.

A typical view of a scientist is that of a person in a white coat, conducting experiments. The truth is that a scientists can be defined as a person who is involved in the systematic and documented study of the phenomena that occur in nature but are not limited to just physics, chemistry or biology. They even indulge in studies related to the makeup of the earth and social scenarios where they study and try to understand the behavior of a group of individual of a particular species, sub-species or any other such classification. They can be classified into various categories based on the branch of science that they are involved in. Some such categories are social scientists, astronomers, physicist, biologists, chemical engineers or chemists, agriculturists and earth scientists. There are many more branches of science which a person can become a specialist of. Some of the notable people from this field are people like Charles Darwin, Marie Curie, Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr. Scientists have always led the way in understand the environment we live in and this is a collection of the biographies of these studious people, along with information about their professional and personal lives, including their life stories, timelines and trivia.

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Albert Einstein Albert Einstein
German, American

Omar Khayyam Omar Khayyam
Iranian, Persian

Larry Page Larry Page

Sergey Brin Sergey Brin
Russian, American
Alexander Graham Bell Alexander Graham Bell
Canadian, Scottish

Carl Sagan Carl Sagan

Bertrand Russell Bertrand Russell
British, Welsh

John von Neumann John von Neumann
Hungarian, American

Euclid Euclid
Sally Ride Sally Ride
Dian Fossey Dian Fossey
Rwandan, American

Leonhard Euler Leonhard Euler
Swiss, Russian

Juliane Koepcke Juliane Koepcke
German, Peruvian

Alexander Fleming Alexander Fleming
British, Scottish

Ernest Rutherford Ernest Rutherford
New Zealander, British

Gabe Newell Gabe Newell

Enrico Fermi Enrico Fermi
Italian, American
Hypatia Hypatia
Ancient Roman

James Watt James Watt

Terence Tao Terence Tao
Australian, American
Jonas Salk Jonas Salk

Tom Lehrer Tom Lehrer

Kip Thorne Kip Thorne
Zbigniew Brzezinski Zbigniew Brzezinski
Polish, American

Kurt Gödel Kurt Gödel