Starting my own meme: #10FavouriteScientistsAndMathematicians

1. Democritus - Knew that the world is made of atoms 2000 ago.

2. Euclid of Alexandria - Pioneered formal systems, wrote the book that will later inspire...

3. Isaac Newton - Just because of the three laws.

4. Bernard Russel - Formalized math. Inspired Wittgenstein.

5. Alonzo Church - Invented programming. Inspired Alan Turing

6. Charles Darwin - Explained how life works(+1 for working without much prior art).

7. Albert Einstein -

Borko@borko@mastodon.social8. Kurt Godel - For discovering the limits of formality.

9. Saunders Mac Lane - For pioneering category theory.

10.Eratosthenes - For being the first person to measure the Earth.

#10FavouriteScientistsAndMathematicians