Kurt Gödel - Austrian, later American logician, mathematician and philosopher. Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt, Princeton 1962 Kurt Gödel por Alfred Eisenstaedt, 1962 Austrian mathem.

Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel (Portrait by Christian Albrecht Jensen) Prussian astronomer and mathematician, director of the Königsberg Observatory, and the first person to be credited with measuring the distance to a star using parallax.

Andre-Marie Ampere - physicist and mathematician renowned for his work in electrodynamics. The SI unit of measurement of electric currents, the ampere or amp, is named in his honor.

Niels Bohr October 1885 – 18 November was a Danish physicist who made foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum mechanics. "A physicist is just an atom's way of looking at itself.

Sir Isaac Newton's handwritten notes about momentous discovery of laws of motion and gravity now available online

Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855) matemático, astrónomo, geodesta y físico alemán que contribuyó en muchos campos: la teoría de números, análisis matemático, geometría diferencial, estadística, álgebra, geodesia, magnetismo y la óptica. Considerado «el príncipe de los matemáticos» y «el matemático más grande desde la antigüedad»

Charles-Augustin de Coulomb June 1736 – 23 August was a French physicist. He is best known for developing Coulomb's law, the definition of the electrostatic force of attraction and repulsion. The SI unit of charge, the coulomb, was named after h

Alan Turing - a computer scientist, philosopher and cryptologist who played a crucial role in breaking the Nazis’ Enigma code, seen here in happier times. Unknown date.

Pierre de Fermat - was a French lawyer at the Parlement of Toulouse, France, and a mathematician who is given credit for early developments that led to infinitesimal calculus, including his technique of adequality.