Caroline Herschel (1750-1848). fue una astrónoma alemana que vivió también en Inglaterra. Trabajó con su hermano Sir William Herschel en la elaboración de sus telescopios y en sus observaciones. Wikipedia
Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky (Makaryevo, was a Russian mathematician and geometer, known primarily for his work on hyperbolic geometry, otherwise known as Lobachevskian geometry, a revolutionary work in the exploration of non-euclidean geometry.
Invention is a fickle mistress and has proved to be a dangerous undertaking for many a would-be Edison. We've compiled some of the sad but fascinating stories of seven inventors who died at the hand of their inventions.
Robert Oppenheimer, born on April was the scientific director of the Manhattan Project, the World War II project that developed the first nuclear weapons. He strongly opposed the development of the hydrogen bomb.