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


10 Things You Didn't Know About Einstein

 10 Things You Didn't Know About Einstein

Everyone knows Einstein as a wild-haired genius who upended physics, but HowStuffWorks can tell you a few things about Einstein that may be news. See more »

10 Hispanic Scientists You Should Know

 10 Hispanic Scientists You Should Know

This Hispanic scientist built Eisenhower a golf-training machine and analyzed the Zapruder film. Meet him and 9 others at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Carl Sagan Worked

 How Carl Sagan Worked

Carl Sagan became one of the most popular scientists of all time, especially after his 'Cosmos' television series. Read all about Carl Sagan at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Stephen Hawking Works

 How Stephen Hawking Works

Curious about the life and work of super-scientist Stephen Hawking? Read about Stephen Hawking at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Cool Things You Didn't Know About Stephen Hawking

 10 Cool Things You Didn't Know About Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking is one of the most famous scientists of the last century. Gain greater insight into Stephen Hawking's mind at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Isaac Newton Worked

 How Isaac Newton Worked

Isaac Newton is one of the most important contributors to the field of science. Learn about the life of Isaac Newton. See more »