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Jean de La Bruyère
Jacques Lacan
David Lambert Lack
Renι Laλnnec
Raphael Aloysius Lafferty
Count Joseph-Louis de Lagrange
Fiorello La Guardia
R. D. Laing
Imre Lakatos
Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
Johann Heinrich Lambert
Charles Lamb
William Lamb (Lord Melbourne)
Julien Offray de La Mettrie
Karl Gottfried Lamprecht
Peter Theodore Landsberg
Karl Landsteiner
Edwin Herbert Land
Jennifer Land
Guido Lanfranchi
Susanne K. Langer
John Langley
Samuel Pierpont Langley
Alexander Langmuir
Irving Langmuir
Andrew Lang
Sir Edwin Ray Lankester
Isaac de la Peyrθre
Pierre-Simon Laplace
Francis Lappι
Ralph Eugene Lapp
Charles Lapworth
Franηois de La Rochefoucauld
Harold Dwight Lasswell
Peter Mere Latham
Lewis Latimer
Max von Laue
William L. Laurence
Andrι Du Laurens
Auguste Laurent
Johann Kaspar Lavater
Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier
D.H. Lawrence
Ernest Orlando Lawrence
William Lawrence
William Law
Moritz Lazarus
Stephen Leacock
Admiral William D. Leahy
Mary Douglas Leakey
Richard E. Leakey
Mary Leapor
Edward Lear
Henri-Lιon Lebesgue
Gustave Le Bon
Fran Lebowitz
William Lecky
Pierre Lecomte du Nouy
Joseph LeConte
Charles Lederer
Leon M. Lederman
Daniel Lednicer
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
Tsung-Dao Lee
Yuan T. Lee
Julien Jean César Legallois
Adrien-Marie Legendre
Ursula K(roeber) Le Guin
Tom Lehrer
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
Murray Leinster
William Leitch
Luis Federico Leloir
Monsignor Georges Lemaξtre
Nicolas Lιmery
Philipp Lenard
Sir John Edward Lennard-Jones
William J. le Noble
Aldo Leopold
Max Lerner
Alaine René Le Sage
Sir John Leslie
Vicomte Ferdinand, de Lesseps
King Stanislaus Leszcynski
Jerome Ysroael Lettvin
Rudolf Leuckart
William Lever
Rita Levi-Montalcini
Richard Levins
Cyrus Levithal
Claude Lιvi-Strauss
Theodore Levitt
Primo Levi
George Henry Lewes
Kurt Lewin
Peter Lewin
Roger Lewin
Clive Staples Lewis
Gilbert Newton Lewis
Sir Thomas Lewis
Wyndham Lewis
Andreas Libavius
Willard Frank Libby
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
J.C.R. Licklider
Justus von Liebig
John H. Lienhard
Otto Lilienthal
Sam Lilley
Gordon G. Lill
Abraham Lincoln
Charles A. Lindbergh
Frederick Alexander Lindemann (Lord Cherwell)
Aristid Lindenmayer
Sten Lindroth
James Lind
Carolus Linnaeus
Maya Ying Lin
Gabriel Lippmann
Lord Joseph Lister
John Edensor (J. E.) Littlewood
Arthur D. Little
Clarence Cook Little
Dame Penelope Lively
Nikolay Ivanovich Lobachevsky
John Locke
Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer
Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge
Jacques Loeb
Friedrich August Johannes Loeffler
Bert James Loewenberg
Otto Loewi
Raymond Loewy
Mikhail Vasilyevich Lomonosov
Heinz London
Jack London
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Jack Longino
Chester R. Longwell
Henry Lonsdale
Dame Kathleen Lonsdale
Edward Lorenz
Konrad Lorenz
Joseph Loschmidt
Hermann Rudolph Lotze
Arthur Oncken Lovejoy
Thomas Lovejoy
Sir Bernard Lovell
James Lovelock
Joseph Lovering
L. Hunter Lovins
James Russell Lowell
Robert H. Lowie
John Lubbock (Lord Avebury)
Keith Lucas
Lucian of Samosa
Titus Lucretius
Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig
Rolf Luft
Joanna Lumley
Martin Luther
André Michel Lwoff
Sir Charles Lyell
Arthur Lynch
Robert Staughton Lynd

Carl Sagan Thumbnail In science it often happens that scientists say, 'You know that's a really good argument; my position is mistaken,' and then they would actually change their minds and you never hear that old view from them again. They really do it. It doesn't happen as often as it should, because scientists are human and change is sometimes painful. But it happens every day. I cannot recall the last time something like that happened in politics or religion. (1987) -- Carl Sagan
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Sophie Germain
Gertrude Elion
Ernest Rutherford
James Chadwick
Marcel Proust
William Harvey
Johann Goethe
John Keynes
Carl Gauss
Paul Feyerabend
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Antoine Lavoisier
Lise Meitner
Charles Babbage
Ibn Khaldun
Ralph Emerson
Robert Bunsen
Frederick Banting
Andre Ampere
Winston Churchill
- 80 -
John Locke
Bronislaw Malinowski
Thomas Huxley
Alessandro Volta
Erwin Schrodinger
Wilhelm Roentgen
Louis Pasteur
Bertrand Russell
Jean Lamarck
- 70 -
Samuel Morse
John Wheeler
Nicolaus Copernicus
Robert Fulton
Pierre Laplace
Humphry Davy
Thomas Edison
Lord Kelvin
Theodore Roosevelt
Carolus Linnaeus
- 60 -
Francis Galton
Linus Pauling
Immanuel Kant
Martin Fischer
Robert Boyle
Karl Popper
Paul Dirac
James Watson
William Shakespeare
- 50 -
Stephen Hawking
Niels Bohr
Nikola Tesla
Rachel Carson
Max Planck
Henry Adams
Richard Dawkins
Werner Heisenberg
Alfred Wegener
John Dalton
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Pierre Fermat
Edward Wilson
Johannes Kepler
Gustave Eiffel
Giordano Bruno
JJ Thomson
Thomas Kuhn
Leonardo DaVinci
David Hume
- 30 -
Andreas Vesalius
Rudolf Virchow
Richard Feynman
James Hutton
Alexander Fleming
Emile Durkheim
Benjamin Franklin
Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Hooke
Charles Kettering
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Carl Sagan
James Maxwell
Marie Curie
Rene Descartes
Francis Crick
Michael Faraday
Srinivasa Ramanujan
Francis Bacon
Galileo Galilei
- 10 -
John Watson
Rosalind Franklin
Michio Kaku
Isaac Asimov
Charles Darwin
Sigmund Freud
Albert Einstein
Florence Nightingale
Isaac Newton

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