2 Jim Cantore(Meteorologists)
3 Samuel Colt(Inventor)
4 Charles Goodyear(Inventor of Vulcanized Rubber)
Charles Goodyear was an American manufacturing engineer and self-taught chemist who developed vulcanized rubber. He invented the chemical process to manufacture pliable, moldable, and waterproof rubber which revolutionized the automobile industry. In 1976, Charles Goodyear was inducted posthumously into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
5 Barbara McClintock(Scientist)
Barbara McClintock was a scientist and cytogeneticist who received the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. She earned her Ph.D. in botany from Cornell University and began her lifelong work in the development of maize cytogenetics. She eventually gained recognition as among the best in the field and was honored with several prestigious awards.
6 Gifford Pinchot(Forestry scientist)
7 Edward Norton Lorenz(Mathematician)
8 Roger Wolcott Sperry(Neuropsychologist)
9 Lawrence Roberts(Computer scientist)
10 Steven Strogatz(Mathematician)
11 Charles Davenport(Biologist)
Charles Davenport was a prominent biologist and eugenicist who played an influential role in the American eugenics movement. He earned a Ph.D. in biology and ventured into an academic career. He pioneered new quantitative standards of taxonomy and earned much prominence as a biologist. He later founded the Eugenics Record Office and the International Federation of Eugenics Organizations (IFEO).
12 Stephen Cole Kleene(Mathematician, Computer scientist, Philosopher, University teacher)
13 Emily Gorcenski(Data scientist and Activist who created the site 'First Vigil' to track the trial information of white nationalists)
14 Edward Bouchet(physicist)
15 William H. Welch(Physician)
16 John Franklin Enders(The Father of Modern Vaccines)
17 Craig C. Mello(Biologist)
18 Alfred G. Gilman(Pharmacologist, Biochemist)
American pharmacologist and Nobel laureate Alfred G. Gilman is best remembered for his research on G proteins. Born to a Yale pharmacology professor and author father, he was destined to make it big in science. He also taught at the University of Virginia and other institutes and co-established a biotechnology company.
19 John Hasbrouck Van Vleck(Physicist)
20 Albert Schatz(Microbiologist)
21 Edward Calvin Kendall(Biochemist)
Nobel Prize-winning chemist Edward Calvin Kendall is best known for his work on isolating thyroxine, or the thyroid hormone, and for crystallizing glutathione. He also revolutionized medical science by curing rheumatoid arthritis with cortisone, the steroid hormone he discovered. He was also associated with the Mayo Foundation and Princeton University.