The 100 Most Influential Scientists of All Time Concise biographies introduce young readers to influential men and women in various disciplines. Each entry includes personal information as well as a succinct run-down of notable career moments, major works, or contributions to the field. Entries are straightforward, factual, and brief—about two to four pages. The volumes include personalities from many areas within each discipline; entries are arranged chronologically, and many international figures are included. The Scientists volume ranges from Hippocrates to Stephen Hawking, Sir Isaac Newton to Margaret Mead. Notable contributors in medicine, botany, physics, psychology, astronomy, anthropology, and archaeology are also included.