Dr. John C. Lilly (1915-2001) American physician, neuroscientist, psychonaut, writer, and inventor, known for using isolation tanks and psychedelic drugs in reasearching the nature of counsciousness as well as his work with dolphins. He was the inspiration for the fictionalized scientists dramatized in the films Altered States, and The Day of the Dolphin.
Dr. Marie Daly was a trailblazer in the field of biochemistry, and was the first African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry. Daly was a pioneer in researching the connection between high cholesterol and heart disease. #WomenInSTEM
Marie Curie. Marie Curie was the first woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, in 1903, as well as the only woman to win the award for more than one category. She is, without a doubt, the most famous woman scientist in history, especially for her work with radioactive materials. "Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less." -Marie Curie