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Aiken, Howard Hathaway
Howard Hathaway Aiken (March 8, 1900 – March 14, 1973) was a pioneer in computing, being the original conceptual designer behind IBM's Harvard Mark I computer.

Anderson, Philip Warren
Philip Warren Anderson was born on December 13, 1923. He was an American theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate.

André-Marie Ampère
A French physicist and mathematician who is generally regarded as one of the main discoverers of electromagnetism. The SI unit of measurement of electric current, the ampere, is named after him.

Avogadro, Amedeo
Italian scientist, most noted for his contribution to molecular theory now known as Avogadro's law, which states that equal volumes of gases under the same conditions of temperature and pressure will contain equal numbers of molecules.

Bardeen, John
John Bardeen was born on May 23, 1908. American physicist who was cowinner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in both 1956 and 1972. He shared the 1956 prize with William B. Shockley and Walter H. Brattain for their joint invention of the transistor. With Leon N. Cooper and John R. Schrieffer he was awarded the 1972 prize for development of the theory of superconductivity.

Baudot, Jean-Maurice-Emile
Jean-Maurice-Emile Baudot was born on September 11, 1845, he was a French telegraph engineer and inventor of the first means of digital communication Baudot code, was one of the pioneers of telecommunications.

Becquerel, Henri
Becquerel, Antoine Henri was born on December 15, 1852. He was a French engineer, physicist, Nobel laureate, and the first person to discover radioactivity.

Bell, Alexander Graham
Scottish-born inventor, scientist and engineer who is credited with patenting the first practical telephone. He also co-founded the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T).

Blondel, André
André-Eugène Blondel was a French engineer and physicist. He is the inventor of the electromechanical oscillograph and a system of photometric units of measurement.

Brattain, Walter
Walter Houser Brattain was born on February 10, 1902 and he was an American physicist at Bell Labs who, along with fellow scientists John Bardeen and William Shockley, invented the point-contact transistor in December 1947. Together they won the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics for their invention.


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