Isaac Newton (1642-1726): mathematician, physicist, astronomer, author. Widely recognized as one of the most influential scientists of all time.
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826): statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and principal author of the Declaration of Independence. Served as third president of the U.S. from 1801 to 1809.
Charles Darwin (1809-1882): naturalist, geologist, and biologist. Best known for his contribution to the science of evolution.
Thomas Edison (1847-1931): described as America’s greatest inventor. Developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures.
Nikola Tesla (1836-1943): inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist. Best known for his contribution to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.
Albert Einstein (1879-1955): theoretical physicist who discovered the law of photoelectric effect. Best known for developing the theory of relativity and for creating the world’s most famous equation, E = mc2.