Physicists have made important contributions to science especially in modern times. We look at the scientific work and lives of twelve physicists who have made significant breakthrough contributions in science. Topics such as gravity, relativity, and quantum mechanics are reviewed through the lives of these scientists. Featured physicists include Newton, Faraday, Einstein, Curie, Wheeler and Feynman.

Leonard Duda, PhD, retired from Sandia National Laboratories after 37 years. He has been involved with volunteer science education activities including the Science Olympiad, regional and state science fairs, and the Explora Science Center. He was Grand Awards judge co-chair at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.