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Greatest and most Influential Thinkers

  1. Feb 16, 2004 #1
    In your opinion, what are the greatest and/or most influential thinkers in the sciences of all-time?

    You may include sciences other that Physics if you so choose. I know this is very open ended, so you might want to make a top 5.
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  3. Feb 18, 2004 #2

    jimmy p

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    I would say that Richard Feynman was quite an influential thinker...
  4. Feb 18, 2004 #3


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    Einstein, Maxwell, Mendel, Lister, Copernicus, Darwin, Newton, in no particular order are the names that pop into my mind. They are not necessarily the most brilliant minds in their respective fields, but they introduced important, radical new theories.

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