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Albert Einstein
German theory physicist who developed the theory of relativity, which states that time, space, and mass are relative to each other and not fixed.
Marie Curie
Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity and was the first person to win 2 Nobel Prizes.
Isaac Newton
English mathematician, astronomer, theologian and physicist who defined the laws of motion and gravity. Tried to explain motion of the universe.
Nikola Tesla
Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist who is best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.
Ada Lovelace
English mathematician and writer known for her work on Charles Babbage's proposed mechanical general-purpose computer and the first computer programmer.
Alfred Noble
Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist.
Known for inventing dynamite.
Elon Musk
South African-born Canadian American business magnate, investor, engineer, and inventor. He is a founder of SpaceX, Tesla, Neuralink, SolarCity, and PayPal.
Icelandic singer, songwriter, actress, record producer, and DJ who blurred lines of the music format by creating a suite of apps that includes essays, games, images, and educational materials and graphics on subjects like plate tectonics and biorhythms.
Leonardo DaVinci
Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer known for works such as "The Last Supper".
Les Paul
American jazz, country, and blues guitarist, songwriter, luthier, and inventor known for pioneering of the solid-body electric guitar and many recording innovations such as overdubbing and multitrack recording.
Yayoi Kusama
Japanese artist and writer known for working in a wide variety of media, including: painting, video art, collage, soft sculpture, performance art, and environmental installations, most of which exhibit her thematic interest in psychedelic colors, repetition, and pattern.
Alan Turing
English computer scientist and mathematician who decrypted codes in the world war 2.
Katherine Johnson
African-American mathematician known for accuracy in computerized celestial navigation who made contributions to the NASA with the early application of digital electronic computers.
Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer who anticipated modern calculus and is regarded as one of the leading scientists in classical antiquity.
Sally Ride
American physicist and astronaut who became the first American woman in space in 1983 and is known for researching nonlinear optics and Thomson scattering.

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