Einstein

Level 8: $50,000+

"Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death."

Albert Einstein, possibly the most famous scientist of our time, German-born Einstein is best known for developing the theory of relativity.

Curie

Level 5: $5,000 - 9,999

"Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas."

-Marie Curie, the Polish/French woman who took on the world of physics and chemistry.

Newton

Level 7: $25,000 - 49,000

One of the first scientists children learn about (the famous apple tree story), Sir Isaac Newton formulated laws of motion and gravity.

Hawking

Level 4: $2,500 - 4,999

"I was not a good student. I did not spend much time at college; I was too busy enjoying myself."

-Stephen Hawking, theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author; a man who made science understandable

Galileo

Level 6: $10,000 - 24,999

"All truths are easy to understand once discovered; the point is to discover them."

-Galileo Galilei, an Italian astronomer who set out to convince the world that the earth revolved around the sun.

Tesla

Level 3: $1,000 - 2,499

"In a time not distant, it will be possible to flash any image in thought on a screen and render it visible at any place desired. The perfection of this [...] will create a revolution for the better in our social relations."

-Nikola Tesla, inventor extraordinaire

Darwin

Level 2: $500 - 999

"I love fools' experiments. I am always making them."

‚Äč-Charles Darwin, the most infamous naturalist, geologist and biologist of the age

Kepler

Level 1: $50 - 499

"I demonstrate through means of philosophy that the earth is round, and is inhabited on all sides; that it is insignificantly small, and is borne through the stars."

-Johannes Kepler, the mathematician and astronomer that built a foundation for future scientists, like Newton, to build on