The Trailblazing Scientists who Shaped our World
A Data Visualisation
Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution radically changed the way human beings see ourselves and our relationship with other species on Earth. Albert Einstein redefined concepts of space, time, matter and gravity, influencing not only physics but also science, philosophy and popular culture.
The visualisation below highlights some of the most influential scientists from the last 200 years. Each scientist is placed vertically on the timeline according to (broadly) when they made their major…