| | | **Introduction** |

| Richard | Feyman | The physicist that Wouk interviewed about making bombs. |

| Herman | Wouk | A novelist. |

| Isaac | Newton | Discovered calculus. One of the
greatest scientists of all time. |

| Michael | Faraday | An English scientist. |

| Andre-Marie | Ampere | A founder of the science of classical electromagnetism. |

| James Clerk | Maxwell | A Scottish mathematical physicist. |

| Heinrich | Hertz | A man who proved Maxwell's theory of electromagnetic light. |

| Albert | Einstein | A theoretical physicist. |

| Eugene | Wigner | A Hungarian-American physicist. |

| Johannes | Kepler | The astronomer. |

| Paul | Dirac | The physicist. |

| Thomas | Jefferson | The 3rd U.S. President. |

| Katherine | Johnson | An African-American mathematician who worked at NASA. |

| | | *LASER - Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation.* |

1 | Archimedes | | A Greek mathematician. |

| Ms. | Stanton | Steven's eighth grade math teacher. |

| Aristotle | | A Greek philosopher. Plato's student. |

| Giordano | Monk | The renegade monk who was burned alive. |

| Zeno | Of Elea | A brave philosopher during (C.490-430 BCE). |

| Bertrand | Russell | A British philosopher. |

| Plato | | An Athenian philosopher. |

| Erwin | Schrodinger | The Austrian physicist. |

| Max | Planck | The father of quantum theory. |

2 | Plutarch | | The historian. |

| Vitruvius | | A roman architect. |

| Eudoxus | | The Greek mathematician. |

| Pythagoras | | A Greek philosopher. |

| Eratosthenes | | Archimedes's friend. The librarian at Alexandria. |

| Leonardo | Da Vinci | An Italian polymath. |

| Galileo | Galilei | Father of
observational astronomy. |

| James | Cameron | A Canadian film maker. |

| Steve | Jobs | Pixar's co-founder. |

| Shrek | | Dreamworks's heroic ogre. |

| Peter | Deuflhard | A German-applied mathematician. |

| Martin | Weiser | A German-applied mathematician. |

| Stefan | Zachow | A German-applied mathematician. |

| | | *CT - Computerized Tomography.* |

| | | *MRI - Magnetic Resonance Imaging.* |

3 | Tunc | Tezel | The astrophotographer. |

| Aristarchus | | The ancient Greek astronomer. |

| Ptolemy | | Greek astronomer who modified Aristarchus theory. |

| Andreas | Vesalius | Flemish
doctor made findings about human anatomy. |

| Nicolaus | Copernicus | Published a theory that the earth moves around the sun. |

| Giordano | Bruno | An Italian philosopher. |

| Euclid | | A Greek mathematician. |

| Marina | Gamba | Galileo's wife. |

| Virginia | Galilei | Galileo and Marina's eldest daughter. |

| Maria Celeste | Galilei | Galileo and Marina's daughter. |

| Vicenzo | Viviani | Galileo's first and most devoted biographer. |

| Christiaan | Huygens | The inventor of the first pendulum swing. |

| Brian | Josephson | A man who theorized the Josephson Junction. |

| John | Harrison | The inventor of Marine Chronometer. |

| Tycho | Brahe | A Danish man. |

| William | Gilbert | An English physician. Aka: Gilberd. |

| Rene | Descartes | The French polymath who designated the XYZ for the unknowns. |

4 | Thales | | The founding father of Greek mythology. |

| Liu | Hui | The Chinese geometer. |

| Zu | Chongzhi | The man who calculated the pi. |

| Alhazen | | The physicist of the golden age. Aka: Hasan Ibn Al-haytham. |

| Francois | Viete | Mathematician designated unknown quantities with vowels. |

| Simon | Stevin | A man who improved the arithmetic. |

| Evangelista | Torricelli | Galileo's student. |

| Bonaventura | Cavalieri | Galileo's student. |

| Pierre | De Fermat | A mathematician. Rene Descartes's rival. |

| Marin | Mersenne | A mathematician. Rene Descartes's rival. |

| Willebord | Snell | The Dutch scientist. |

| Thomas | Harriot | The English astronomer. |

| Marin | C. D. Chambre | Fermat's colleague. |

| Gottfried W. | Leibniz | German philosopher.
Forerunner for title Father of Calculus. |

5 | Bernie | Sanders | The Senator. |

| John | Napier | The Scottish mathematician. |

6 | Leah | Strogatz | Steven's daughter. |

| Usain | Bolt | An Olympic athlete. |

| Pablo | Picasso | A Spanish painter. |

7 | William | Heytesbury | A philosopher and logician at Merton College. |

| Isaac | Newton Sr. | Isaac Newton's father. |

| Hannah | Newton | Isaac Newton's mother. |

| Barnabas | Smith | Isaac Newton's step-father. |

| William | Clark | An apothecary and chemist. |

| Henry | Stokes | The schoolmaster who taught Isaac Latin. |

| Jyesthadeva | | Astronomer at the Kerala School of Mathematics. |

| Nilakantha | Somayaji | Astronomer at the Kerala School of Mathematics. |

| Madhava | Sangamagrama | The founder of Kerala School of Mathematics. |

| Thomas | Hobbes | A political philosopher and second-rate mathematician. |

| Nicholas | Mercator | A man who published a book about logarithms in 1668. |

| Isaac | Barrow | The first lucasian professor. |

8 | John | Collins | The mathematical wannabe and impresario. |

| Georg | Bohr | A Danish mathematician. |

| Henry | Oldenburg | A promoter of science. |

| Johann | Bernoulli | A Swiss mathematician. |

| | | *HIV - Human Immunodeficiency Virus.* |

| David | Ho | A man who led the team of researchers to treat HIV. |

| Alan | Perelson | A mathematical immunologist. David Ho's colleague. |

9 | Edmond | Halley | Isaac Newton's friend. |

| John | Glenn | The first man to orbit the earth. |

| | | *NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration.* |

| John | Adams | Thomas Jefferson's friend. |

| | | *BOEING - The largest aerospace company.* |

10 | Jean | B. J. Fourier | A French mathematician. |

| Ernst | Chladni | A musical instrument maker. |

| Joseph Louis | LaGrange | A mathematician. |

| Sophie | Germain | A French mathematician. |

| Carl | F. Gauss | A man who used the pseudonym Antoine Le Blanc. |

| Percy | Spencer | The inventor of the microwave oven. |

| Allan | Cormack | The inventor of a theory about CT Scan. |

| Godfrey | Housnfield | A man who
won the Nobel Prize in physiology. |

| Johann | Radon | An Austrian mathematician. |

| Todd | Quinto | Cormack's colleague. |

11 | Brock | Fuller | Created 1st math description of 3D contortions of DNA. |

| Pierre Simon | LaPlace | A French mathematician and astronomer. |

| Henri | Poincare | A French mathematician in the 1800s. |

| Sofia | Kovalevskaya | A Russian mathematician. |

| Karl | Weierstrass | A German mathematician. |

| John | Littlewood | A British mathematician. |

| Mary | Cartwright | First female mathematician elected to the Royal Society. |

| | | *ENIAC - Electric Numerical Integrator and Computer.* |

| Hodgkin | | Won Nobel Prize for ionic basis of how cells work. |

| Garry | Kasparov | The human chess champion. |

| Paul | Erdos | A Hungarian mathematician. |