The following physicists are not only impressive for their varied accomplishments, but also for their mental perseverance in the face of adversity.
Who They Are And How They Changed The World
Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Videos About Inspirational Scientists
Doing Physics By Ear
Aqil Sajjad completed his PhD in particle physics at Harvard—blind. Hear his inspirational story:
How Stephen Hawking Has Lived So Long With ALS
Stephen Hawking is one of the most prolific scientists of our time, and he wasn't supposed to live past 25.
A Short History Of Thomas Edison
From Edison's troubled school days to his invention of the first commercial light bulb, watch a short history below.
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