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5 Famous Scientist and Their Hobbies You Might Not Know!

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 :

Poem, Poetry
James Clerk Maxwell, scientist

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.

Famous Scientist, Nobel Prizeödinger

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.

Famous Scientist, Nobel Prize

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.

Enrico Fermi, Nobel Prize

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.

Nikola Tesla, scientist


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