Rank history's top scientists

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    1) Isacc Newton: Gravity, calculus, and the laws of mechanics. and motion Top dog. Game over.

    2) Charles Darwin: No, dinosaurs did not live along side humans, and the earth is not 6000 years old.

    3) Galileo: Rennassaince man, the poster child of enlightenment against the Church's ignorance and oppression.



    For the women:

    -Marie Curie: If I'm not mistaken, the only scientist in history who won two Nobel prizes in two different scientific fields.
     
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    Issac Asimov ... a nearly forgotten one that is responsible for more of the dreams we have seen coming to realization than most give him credit for. Dreaming is also a science.
     
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    I"m going to have to add George McCready Price to my list - the inventor of Creation Science; noted Seventh Day Adventist, and armchair geologist.


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    glenn seaborg was my neighbor.....
     
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    Nikola Tesla. More of an inventor I guess, but his inventions were scientific.
     
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    totally. that guy was a genius....if a bit of a kook. He was evidently totally whacked out.

    And he has a kick ass rock band named after him! Bonus!
     
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    Our greatest scientists are always those considered insane by other scientists. Einstein was whacko to, remember.
     
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    when they're that brilliant, they're "eccentric".

    I have to add Jonas Salk to the list.
     
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    Thomas Dolby's girlfriend
    Professor Roy Hinkley
    Henry Frankenstein
    Dr. Henry Jekyll
    Dr. Moreau
     
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    no Eistein was eccentric. You're right, geniuses can be eccentric.

    Tesla was beyond eccesntric. a totaly whack job. I saw a show on the history channel about him. For what that's worth.
     

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