Science | Dictionary | Famous Scientists

You may have heard the names Nikola Tesla and Marie Curie before, but do you know what they contributed to science? Here you can learn about some of the most famous scientists in the world.

Astronomers

Astronomers

Astronomers have contributed greatly to our understanding of physics and motion. In this section you can learn all about famous astronomers and what each of them has contributed to our understanding of space. See more »

Biologists

Biologists

Biologists, or those who study biology, have contributed many of the greatest findings in science. A biologist might study anything from cells to human evolution, but their focus always relates back to the study of life. See more »

Botanists

Botanists

Botanists are scientists dedicated to the study of plant life. Botanists work to understand plant life, growth, structure and classification. Botany is a branch of biology since plants are living organisms. See more »

Chemists

Chemists

Chemists have changed the way that science looks at the world. By breaking substances down to the atomic level, chemists have greatly expanded our knowledge of the world. Click here to find articles about the greatest chemists in history. See more »

Geologists

Geologists

Geologists are important to the advancement of geology. These scientists study the makeup of the Earth and its geologic processes. Here you can learn about geologists. See more »

Physicists

Physicists

Some of the most famous physicists and their contributions to science are explained in this section. Learn famous physicists, such as Albert Einstein. See more »