Maria Curie was the first women to receive the Nobel Prize and the first person to win it for two separate categories. Research into radioactivity (Physics 1903) (Chemistry1911). She also helped develop the first X ray machines.

Madame Marie Curie

Marie Curie in 1903 at the time she was awarded her Nobel prize in Chemistry

Marie Curie was a woman before her time. Born in 1867, in Poland, she was a genius in physics and in chemistry; she is the first woman ever to receive a Nobel Prize and the only woman in history to receive two Nobel Prizes.

Whenever I hear a someone make a crack about women and science or something like that, I like to imagine the ghost of someone like Rita might materialize long enough to smack the ever-loving heck out of them. How many examples of strong, independent and intelligent women do you need? Geeze.

Marie Curie (1867-1934) won not one but two Nobel prizes, one in physics (1903) and one in chemistry (1911) despite being a woman.

Madame Marie Skłodowska-Curie was a French-Polish physicist and chemist, famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first person honored with two Nobel Prizes—in physics and chemistry.

Marie Curie, inventor of the X Ray, can you imagine life without her invention?

Madam Curie

"I have frequently been questioned, especially by women, of how I could reconcile family life with a scientific career. Well, it has not been easy." -Marie Curie

Bethany Hamilton. At the age of 13, she survived a shark attack in which she lost her left arm. She was able to overcome the serious and debilitating injury and made an amazing comeback to her dream of professional surfing.

Julius Robert Oppenheimer (Apr 22, 1904 – Feb 18, 1967) Theoretical Physicist and Professor of Physics at University of California, Berkeley. With Enrico Fermi, he is called "Father of the Atomic Bomb" for his role in the Manhattan Project, World War II Project that developed the first nuclear weapons. First atomic bomb was detonated on July 16, 1945, Trinity test in New Mexico; He remarked later that it brought to mind words from Bhagavad Gita: "Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worl...

Leonardo da Vinci...thinker, artist, philosopher.

Sir Isaac Newton

Go Tim Tebow, Go!

I love this man, I was lucky enough to have the honor to meet him,he is such an inspiration it's actually insane. He's a real survivor, amazing

Galileo, you are my dinner list as well☺

Einstein when you are in the environment of your creation

Malala Yousafzai (1997 – ) Pakistani schoolgirl who defied threats of the Taliban to campaign for the right to education. She survived being shot in the head by the Taliban and has become a global advocate for women’s rights, especially the right to education.

Young Albert Einstein, 1882

Catherine II of Russia (1729-96); Empress of Russia (1762-96). Also known as Catherine the Great, she is the longest ruling female leader of Russia and presided over the empire during its largest expansion. Catherine also ushered in the Russian Enlightenment, was a correspondent of Voltaire and helped establish the first state-financed higher education institute for women in Europe. Having potentially murdered her husband, Catherine was often the target of cruel rumours regarding her sexuali...