19 Overlooked Scientists You Should Know

Scientists and inventors don’t have to be household names to have had a meaningful impact on the world. This episode of The List Show shares the contributions of 19 amazing scientists who have been overlooked for too long. You’ll learn who developed the idea of evolution by natural selection at the same time as Charles Darwin and the identity of the first woman to fly in space.

Erin (@erincmccarthy) shares scientists whose work was overlooked in their time, as well as celebrated scientists who we’ve forgotten about over the years.

Check out more scientists and thinkers whose work is too-often ignored in our article, 12 Overlooked Innovators Who Helped Invent The Modern World: https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/62580/12-overlooked-innovators-who-helped-invent-modern-world

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