• Question: If you were to be another scientist for a day (dead or alive), who would it be, why?

    Asked by 587hetn52 to Samuel, Pankaj, Lucy, Kate, Jordan, Emma on 15 Jun 2018.
    • Photo: Kate Kuyt

      Kate Kuyt answered on 15 Jun 2018:


      I dont know if I would ever want to be another scientist but there are lots I would like to meet; madam Curie, Averil Mansfield, Faraday, Newton, and many many more.

    • Photo: Jordan Moir

      Jordan Moir answered on 15 Jun 2018:


      Good question I am actually not sure as well like Kate many inspirational people who I would like to meet. I would like to meet the astronaut Tim Peake one day as I would love to go to space because when I was a kid this was something I wanted to be.

    • Photo: Samuel Vennin

      Samuel Vennin answered on 15 Jun 2018:


      Nikola Tesla! Once, Einstein got asked how he felt being the smartest man alive and he answered “I don’t know, I am not Nikola Tesla”.
      Tesla did a lot of pioneering and groudbreaking work in the late XIXth, early XXth century that allow us now to use electricity, listen to the radio, drive cars, control the telly with a remote, image the body through X-rays… He was a brilliant mind that invented more than 300 patents. I just wished I could have been in his brain for just one day just to see where all his ideas came from and how he processed them…

    • Photo: Lucy Green

      Lucy Green answered on 18 Jun 2018:


      Da vinci … a master of so much including scientific analysis. Loved his visual display of how things work.

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