Stephen Hawking will be remembered by the public as one of the greatest scientists in the modern era. However, it wasn’t his academic papers or scientific discoveries that caused him to become a famous household name—it was because of his publishers.
Vera Rubin did not “discover” dark matter.” In fact, no one has proved the existence of dark matter yet. However, what she actually did should still be celebrated.
Elon Musk is a person with crazy, exciting ideas. Unfortunately, they don’t seem to be as thought out as people think they are.