1. James Clerk Maxwell
He is one of the most influential scientists of the 19th century. His achievement was formulating the electromagnetic radiation. He succeeded in bringing together electricity and magnetism which also called as second great unification in physics. His hobby was writing poems. He had several poems that have been published too. Here is one of his poem :
2. Erwin Schrodinger
Erwin Schrodinger was a physicist who won a Nobel Prize in the field of Quantum Theory. He founded a formulation for wave mechanics. His hobby was making a dollhouse furniture.
3. Niels Bohr
He received Nobel Prize in 1922 in Physics. He made contributions in comprehending atomic structure and quantum theory. His hobby was playing football. He had a position as a goalkeeper.
4. Enrico Fermi
Enrico Fermi is famous because he was the creator of world’s first nuclear reactor that called The Chicago Pile-1. Because of this, he has several nicknames such as “the architect of the nuclear age” or “architect of the atomic bomb”. In 1938 he won Nobel Prize for his finding in transuranic elements and inducing radioactivity by neutron bombardment. His hobby was playing tennis.
5. Nikola Tesla
Nikola Tesla was a physicist who also an electrical engineer. He is famous for his contribution in designing a system for modern alternating current (AC). His hobby was feeding the pigeons. He was also an animal caregiver since he spent $2,000 for building a machine that support a pigeon with broken leg and wing.