Eat to live, and not live to eat.
|Benjamin Franklin was a scientist, inventor, visionary, statesman and philosopher.||Clive Staples Lewis wrote the Chronicles of Narnia series as well many other books.||Confucius was a religious philosopher of ancient China.||Edgar Allan Poe was a writer and poet who explored psychology and science in his works.||Grace Lee Boggs has advocated for marginalized people for over 70 years||Henry David Thoreau was|
a naturalist, social philosopher and writer.
|Hugo Grotius was a scholar who advocated for peace between nations based on natural law and reason.||HYPATIA OF ALEXANDRIA she taught mathematics and natural philosophy over 1500 years ago||Morris S. Schwartz was a professor who taught us how to live life with joy.||Plato was a great thinker, philosopher, teacher and advocate for human rights.||Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence for the United States||Will Rogers was a beloved humorist and humanitarian.|
|"Game-changer" in Human Evolution |
Found in South African Bones
|Abner Peeler is credited with the invention of the first airbrush.||Ada Lovelace was a ninteenth century woman who influenced the computer programming of today||Airborne Windmills: |
Turning High Altitude Wind
Into Cheap Electricity
|Alan Turing laid the theoretical groundwork for the first computer.||Albert Einstein believed in the power of imagination.|
|Alexander Borodin was an accomplished chemist, composer and staunch advocate of women's rights.||Alexander Graham Bell was the inventor of the telephone.||Algae Fuels United States Navy||Ameen Abdulrasool is a young inventor who developed a portable navigation system for the blind.||Amy Charkowski works on the front lines of protecting Earth's food supply.||Ancient Art Supplies Found|
In South African Cave
|Andrea Mia Ghez is an astrophysicist best known for her discoveries about the black hole at the center of our galaxy.||Architectural Answer to Rising Seas:|
|Ariel Ruiz i Altaba|
Scientist - Photographer combines art and science to research how cells are generated and formed.
|Audrey Penn: |
Just Do It is a medical doctor who has devoted herself to studying diseases that affect muscle control.
|Augusta Ada Byron developed the world's first computer program while struggling with her own personal hardships.||Babak Darvish, MD inspires his patients and coworkers with his upbeat attitude and determination.|
|Barbara McClintock was one of the first women geneticists, and a Nobel laureate.||Ben Carson is the chief of neurosurgery |
at Johns Hopkins University Hospital.
|Benjamin Franklin was an inventor, diplomat, writer, and a huge influence on American history.||Bernard Fantus created the world's first blood bank.||Bernardo Houssay was an Argentinean physiologist and Nobel Prize winner.||Beth Rickard|
Environmentalist is an advocate of solar as the energy of the future.
"Neptune's Medicine Chest" is a pioneer in the hunt for medicines from the ocean to treat cancer and other diseases.
|Blood-Test Promises Improvements|
in Screening, Treating Cancer
|Bonnie Dunbar helped start a scholars program to inspire students to pursue careers in aerospace and engineering.||Bram Cohen is a computer programmer and the creator of BitTorrent.||Bulletproof Skin Created From Spider's Silk|
Holds Great Medical Promise
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention an online source for Credible Health Information|
|Charles Darwin is the father of modern biology.||Chiaki Mukai is the first female Japanese astronaut.||Christiane Nusslein-Volhard is a Nobel Prize winner and pioneer genetic researcher.||Claudia Gerwin: |
Keeping the Neurons Firing researches how nerve cells relay messages to each other.
|Clifford V. Johnson is a string theorist who studies the makeup of the smallest particles of the universe.||Commander Chris Hadfield is the first Canadian to become the commander of the International Space Station.|
|Connie Samaras has created media archives for deep space voyages.||Courtney Schumacher is an atmospheric scientist and educator committed to mentoring young women interested in science.||Cristina Diaz: |
Biologist studies intertidal and tropical sponges.
|Dame Cicely Saunders founded the modern hospice to provide compassionate, holistic care to the dying.||DAREnet provides open access to Dutch academic research information and findings.||Darlene Cavalier founded ScienceCheerleader.com to promote science literacy.|
|Darlene Ketten studies stranded whales and dolphins.||Dean Kamen makes science and technology exciting for young people,||Debbye Turner became Miss America and pursued her dream to become a veterinarian.||Denis Mukwege Helps Women Ravaged By Congo War||Dilfuza Egamberdiyeva cares for the Earth's soil, researching ways to produce microbes to control plant diseases.||Dr Deepak Acharya is a scientist devoted to protecting India's endangered Patalkot Forest.|
|Dr. Alexander Langmuir Langmuir's work in epidemiology has saved millions of lives.||Dr. Barbara Ross Lee became the first African American woman dean of a US medical school.||Dr. Caldicott has been a lifelong anti-nuclear activist.||Dr. Carolyn Mazure founded the Yale Women's Health Program and is a forceful figure in the women's health movement.||Dr. Edward Holland|
Ophthalmologist transplants corneal stem cells to help give people their sight back.
|Dr. Edward Jenner discovered the vaccine.|
|Dr. Elizabeth Kalko |
and the Jason Project studies bats in the Panamanian rainforest.
|Dr. Elvia Niebla|
Soil Scientist is dedicated to soil conservation.
|Dr. Farouk El-Baz is an Egyptian space scientist and geologist.||Dr. France Cordova is a renowned |
has broken gender
and cultural barriers.
|Dr. Gloria WilderBrathwaite was inspired to provide health care to the poor in the innner city.||Dr. Govindappa Venkataswamy cares for the eyes of millions of people in India.|
|Dr. Ines Cifuentes |
Seismologist works to improve science programs for students in Washington, DC.
|Dr. Karen Plaut has been a pioneer in animal science research.||Dr. Kay Jamison is both an expert on, and a sufferer of, Bipolar Disorder.||Dr. Kristi Curry-Rogers is an accomplished paleontologist who travels the globe in search of dinosaur digs.||Dr. Madan Kataria has started a revolution of joy and laughter that is spreading around the world.||Dr. Michael DeBakey is the father of modern open-heart surgery.|
|Dr. Patch Adams gives the practice of medicine a humorous twist.||Dr. Paul Farmer has dedicated his life to treating people in the poorest nations in the world.||Dr. Richard Murphy |
Marine Biologist educates others about the sea and ways to protect the oceans for the future.
|Dr. Robert Ballard |
and the JASON project bring scientific exploration to children around the world.
|Dr. Sara W. Lazar|
Neuroscientist - Meditator researches the effects of meditation on the brain.
|Dr. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh is a scientist dedicated to the study and conservation of bonobos.|
|Dr. Susan Love is committed to women's health issues.||Dr. Zeda Rosenberg is working to protect women from HIV/AIDS.||Edgar Allan Poe was a writer and poet who explored psychology and science in his works.||Elizabeth Blackwell became the first female doctor and opened the first medical school for women.||Elizaveta Glinka: 'Dr. Liza' heads a free clinic that helps Moscow's homeless and hopeless||Enrico Fermi was one of the 20th century's greatest physicists.|
|Envirofit retrofits engines to reduce pollution and enhance energy efficiency in developing countries.||Erich Jarvis observes song birds and uses his training with molecular biology to learn about brain behavior.||F. Sherwood Rowland discovered the 'greenhouse effect.'||Fati Kirakoya is a researcher committed to finding solutions to end HIV/AIDS.||Frederick Banting was the co-discoverer of Insulin.||Friends of the Sea Lion rescue, treat, and release these mammals back into the ocean.|
|Gail Kaaialii: |
Biologist investigates the origins of life and helps others value all life forms.
|Galileo Galilei was the first to use a telescope to observe the stars and planets.||Garrett Morgan invented versions of the gas mask and the traffic signal.||George Washington Carver is famous for experimenting with plants.||Gertrude B. Elion developed |
the AIDS drug, AZT.
|Gina Gallant is an inventor whose |
passion is protecting the environment.
|Godspeed John Glenn: 50 years|
since first US orbit
|Grace Murray Hopper was a computer visionary and naval officer.||Greenland's "Ice Queen Liz" Ventures |
Hundreds of Miles in Search of Data
|Guglielmo Marconi was an Italian inventor who won a Nobel Prize in Physics for wireless telegraphy.||Guion S. Bluford, Jr. became the first African-American in space.||Gwynne Rowley Shotwell is the president of SpaceX, the company that made the Dragon space craft.|
|Hazel Barton combines her passion for caving with researching microbes.||Hib Vaccine Team created an affordable, synthetic vaccine against the bacteria that can cause meningitis and pneumonia.||High schoolers use their tech skills to build a better world||High-tech Yacht to be first Solar-Powered Vehicle to Circumnavigate the Globe||Hole Punch Clouds:|
Airplanes May Cause Rain at Some Airports
|Homeless New York Teen Has Bright Future |
After Acing Intel Science Contest
|Hot New Planet Could be Habitable...|
Sweltering, but Habitable
|Howard Florey shared the Nobel Prize for Medicine for extracting penicillin.||Hubble telescope zeroes in |
on green blob in space
|In Vitro Pioneer Robert Edwards|
Wins Nobel Prize for Medicine
|Internet-Connected Glasses |
Like Wearing Smartphone Shades
|Inventions by British Engineers Solving |
Health Problems In 3rd World
|Irene Ayako Uchida helped find the link between radiation and birth defects.||Irene Curie was the second woman in history to win the Nobel Prize in science; the first woman was her mother, Marie.||Is Zombie Parasite Causing Bee Die-Off?||Jack St. Clair Kilby invented|
|James Burke developed a model of discovery called the Knowledge Web to connect information across space and time.||Jane Mt. Pleasant is an agricultural scientist who looks to the past to meet today's farming needs.|
|Jonas Salk discovered the polio vaccine.||Kathy Sullivan was the first American woman to walk in space.||Leon Lederman devotes much of his time and energy to improving science education in America.||Leonard Adleman improves |
lives with his work
in DNA technology.
|Leonardo da Vinci was an artist, scientist and inventor.||Leslie Thompson is a scientist devoted to finding a cure for Huntington's Disease.|
|Louis Pasteur advanced the practice of medicine with his discoveries.||Luz Maria Rodriguez-Fernandez conducts cancer research to help understand the disease process.||Madame Curie received the Nobel Prize for her discovery of Radium.||Mae Jemison dreamed of going to space since childhood.||Magdalena Hurtado is an anthropologist who studies the Ache people of Paraguay.||Margaret Mead was a renowned anthropologist who thought in terms of 'the interconnection of all aspects of human life.'|
|Marie Curie discovered radioactivity as an atomic property, opening the door to 20th century science.||Martha Mecartney is a scientist, engineer and professor committed to helping young women interested in the field of science.||Meenakshi Wadhwa studies meteorites and the processes involved in their formation.||Merieme Chadid is an astronomer from Morocco who did research at the South Pole.||Mohammed Bah Abba invented a refrigeration device that is not dependent on electricity.||NASA Discovers New Lifeform |
That Redefines Search For Life Beyond Earth
|NASA's Latest Mars Rover|
Scrambles to Meet November Launch
|Neil A. Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon.||New Planet Discovered In|
... Not too hot, Not too cold ...
|Nicolaus Copernicus was the first astronomer to propose that the planets orbit around the sun.||Nikola Tesla was the father of many modern inventions.||Nobel Prize in Chemistry Goes to Trio|
for Carbon-bonding Techniques
|Nobel Prize in Physics Goes to Creators of Revolutionary Atom-thin Material||Norman Borlaug was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his success in increasing the world's food supply.||Obama Reveals "inner science geek" |
at White House Science Fair
|Orville and Wilbur Wright were brothers determined to build a better flying machine.||Patrick Nagatani uses photography and colored lights to promote good health.||Paul Munsen |
Solar Oven Man manufactures sun ovens, which harness the sun's rays to provide an environmentally safe source of energy.
|Paul Sipiera led an expedition into Antarctica to find meteorites for NASA.||Percy Julian was a groundbreaking African American chemist, inventor, and trailblazer.||Philo T. Farnsworth was the inventor of the television.||Physicists Close in on "God Particle"||Physics breakthrough? |
Speedy Neutrinos Challenge Einstein's E=mc2
|Ramani Sankaranarayanan |
and Geeta Vaidyanathan founded CTxGrEn to show villagers how to turn native materials into fuel for electricity.
|Ray Kurzweil is an inventor who uses technology to restore health.||Reef Ball Foundation restores damaged coral reef systems around the world.||Richard Feynman shared the Nobel Prize in Physics for work in the field of quantum electrodynamics.||Robert Koch was an important medical researcher of the 19th century.||Rokhaya Gueye treats malaria and|
raises awareness about women's health issues in Senegal.
|Saeed Awan developed a new carpet loom that reduces child labor in Pakistan.|
|Sandra Begay-Campbell is a Native American engineer who brings solar-powered energy to the Navajo reservation.||Sanoussi Diakite invented the fonio husking machine.||Scientists from All Over the World|
Scour Iceland For Clues to Our Future
|Scientists: Faster-than-light |
Finding Still Holds
|Shannon Hackett studies the genetic diversity and evolution in tropical birds.||Singapore's "Supertrees" Bring National Gardens into City Center|
|Sir Alexander Fleming saved millions of lives with his discovery of penicillin.||Solar Sister Wants to Light Up Rural Africa||Srinivasa Ramanujan made groundbreaking contributions to mathematics.||Stephanie Jenouvrier is a population ecologist researching the effects of climate change on emperor penguins.||Stephen W. Hawking is a renowned theoretical physicist.||Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar is a Nobel Prize winning astrophysicist who contributed to our understanding of the stars.|
|Tania Ruiz is an astrophysicist committed to science education and helping women reach their goals.||Temple Grandin is a professor, doctor of animal science and an autism activist.||Thais Corral gives women a voice in their communities through access to communication technology.||The Space Shuttle's Legacy||Therese Koutnik is an inspiration to her sister and a role model for girls who would like to become engineers.||Thomas Alva Edison is considered one of the world's greatest inventors.|
|Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web.||Tom Chau|
Biomedical Engineer uses science and technology to maximize opportunities for people with disabilities.
|Tom Dibblee was a legendary geologic mapper.||U.S. Scientists Testing|
Early Earthquake Warning System
|Ursula Goellner-Scheiding has studied insects for over 60 years.||Usha Varanasi is the first woman to lead a Fisheries Science Center.|
|Vint Cerf is an Internet pioneer who passionately believes that all people should benefit from the information revolution.||Vladimir Kosma Zworykin is called |
'The Father of Television'.
|Wes Jackson was a professor who returned to the land to advance sustainable agriculture practices.||Wilson Bentley was the first person to photograph a single snowflake.||Women Making Slow But Sure Strides|
In Science and Math
|XIV Argonauts broadcasted their explorations of the Channel Islands.|
|Yuri Gagarin was the first human being to journey into space.||Zohra Ben Lakhdar is a physicist from Africa who does research on atomic spectroscopy.|
|Agatha Christie reinvented the mystery novel.||Alexander Pushkin was a Russian poet and writer who is beloved around the world.||Alexander Solzhenitsyn was a Russian novelist and dissident who won the Nobel Prize for Literature.||American War Reporter|
Marie Colvin Killed in Syria
|Amy Tan is a novelist and advocate of Lyme disease research.||Anne Frank wrote: 'Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart. '|
|Anne Frank 'I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.'||Anne Lamott is an acclaimed novelist whose work mirrors life.||Ariel Durant was a writer, scholar and philosopher.||Booker T. Washington was an educator and the founder of the Tuskegee Institute.||Bruce Coville first wanted to become a writer when he was in the sixth grade.||Carl Sandburg wrote poems, stories and nonfiction about Americans and American life.|
|Charles Huffam Dickens was a famous 19th century English novelist whose work often mirrored his life.||Christine Quintasket was the first published Native American woman author.||Clive Staples Lewis wrote the Chronicles of Narnia series as well many other books.||Daniel Pearl was a Wall Street Journal reporter who reported the news with courage, integrity, and intelligence.||David Seidler wrote the play and Academy Award-winning screenplay for The King's Speech.||Deborah Ellis donates royalties from her books to organizations helping women and children in Afghanistan.|
|Dith Pran let the world know of the genocide in Cambodia through his work as a reporter.||Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss was an artist who also wrote charming, absurd rhymes.||Edgar Allan Poe was a writer and poet who explored psychology and science in his works.||Elie Wiesel explores the subject of the Holocaust in his writings so people will never forget 'history's worst crime.'||Elizabeth Jane Cochrane|
(Nellie Bly) was a journalist who went around the world in 72 days.
|Frances Ellen Watkins was a prolific author and poet who devoted her life to speaking out against slavery.|
|Gabriel Garcia Marquez received the Nobel Prize in Literature for his novels and short stories.||H.G. Wells wrote science fiction novels that made people interested in science and space.||Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin to expose the injustice and inhumanity of slavery.||Helen Adams Keller wrote about her own life and education.||Helen Keller overcame blindness and deafness to become an accomplished writer and advocate of the disabled.||Henry David Thoreau was|
a naturalist, social philosopher and writer.
|Henryk Sienkiewicz was a Polish writer who is revered for his epic novels.||Hortense Miller created a botanical garden on her hillside property and bequeathed it to her town of Laguna Beach.||J.K. Rowling is the author of the Harry Potter books.||James Baldwin was a famed novelist and essayist.||James Herriot inspired Sarah Cowan to become a veterinarian.||James Joyce was an Irish writer famous for his epic, Ulysses.|
|Jane Austen in her short life wrote several classic novels.||JK Rowling is the writer of the Harry Potter books and has inspired children around the world to read.||John Ronald Reuel Tolkien created a complete fictional world in The Lord of the Rings.||Jorge Luis Borges : his fiction imagines alternative realities.||Josephine Ruffin served as the editor and publisher of the first newspaper published by and for African-American women.||Judy Blume : her novels depict life's problems with insight and gentle humor.|
|Jules Verne predicted the future of science.||Ken Saro Wiwa was a Nigerian writer, environmentalist and human rights activist.||Langston Hughes was nicknamed the Poet Laureate of Harlem.||Laura Ingalls Wilder offered young readers a glimpse of American life in the 1800s.||Leo Buscaglia wrote many inspirational books about his work|
|Louisa May Alcott was the beloved author of 'Little Women.'|
|Lydia Maria Child wrote brilliantly to advocate for the abolition of slavery.||Madeleine L'Engle was the award-winning author of A Wrinkle in Time inspired young people with her books.||Mario Martin is a blind university Spanish professor who inspires others with his drive to suceed and his passion for Hispanic literature.||Mark Twain was a prolific author and beloved American humorist.||Maya Angelou is a beloved female author and poet.||Michael Crichton is the father of the 'techno thriller.'|
|Naguib Mahfouz was the first Arab to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature.||Nawal El Saadawi continued writing while in prison, her words could not be silenced.||Nikki Tate writes books for kids who like horses.||O. Henry stories are filled with humor and compassion.||Oriana Fallaci was an important Italian journalist.||Pearl S. Buck was a Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer founded the first international, inter-racial adoption agency.|
|Plato was a great thinker, philosopher, teacher and advocate for human rights.||Pramoedya Ananta Toer wrote his Buru trilogy inside the walls of an Indonesian prison.||Ray Bradbury reaches out across time and space to touch readers.||Robert Munsch is a favorite Canadian writer and poet.||Robert Penn Warren was the first Poet Laureate of the United States.||Rose Wilder Lane was a prolific author who helped her mother, Laura Ingalls Wilder, become an accomplished writer.|
|Sequoyah invented the Cherokee alphabet, which enabled Cherokees to record their history.||Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz was a poet, scholar and early feminist in colonial Mexico.||Stephen King is one of the best known horror writers.||Studs Terkel The author who captured the stories of everyday people celebrates his 95th birthday.||Terry Pratchett is a celebrated and imaginative writer who is raising awareness of Alzheimer's disease.||Vaclav Havel despite censorship, wrote plays that helped keep the hope of freedom alive....|
|Willa Cather was Pulitzer Prize-winning author and a pioneer in the women's rights movement.||William Shakespeare wrote plays & poetry that continue to have a lasting effect on readers all over the world.|