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The Greatest Scientists

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# Name
Year
Country
Science
achievements
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Konstantin Novoselov

1974-
Russia
Physics, Astronomy

co-discovered a simple method for isolating single atomic layers of graphite, known as graphene
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Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin

1973-
USA
Computer science

cofounded Google
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Mike Brown

1965-
USA
Astronomy

discovered with his team many trans-Neptunian objects (TNOs) including Eris, the first TNO discovered that is larger than Pluto, which eventually led to the demotion of Pluto to a dwarf planet
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Chris Lintott

1980-
United Kingdom
Physics, Astronomy


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Jim Al.-Khalili

1962-
United Kingdom
Physics


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Robbert Dijkgraaf

1960-
Netherlands
Physics


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Wendelin Werner

1968-
France
Mathematics

contributions to the development of stochastic Loewner evolution, the geometry of two-dimensional Brownian motion, and conformal field theory

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