Robert Edward Grant (polymath)

Priority request. Grant is "a prodigious artist, sculptor, music theorist, musician, and author of several research and patent publications spanning biology, DNA combinatorics, number theory, geometry, and physics" -- his website

Edward Witten (genius)

a researcher in string theory, quantum gravity, supersymmetric quantum field theories, and other areas of mathematical physics. Witten's work has also significantly impacted pure mathematics... he is considered the practical founder of M-theory --wikipedia

Stephen Hawking

theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author... Hawking's scientific works included a collaboration with Roger Penrose on gravitational singularity theorems in the framework of general relativity, and the theoretical prediction that black holes emit radiation --wikipedia


the only relevant qualification for membership is scoring within the upper 2% of the general population on an approved intelligence test. Mensa takes no stand on politics, religion or social issues

Leonardo da Vinci

His creative works are at 565 in TvF.

Dean Kamen

Inventor of the Segway and holder of 1,000 patents

Akiane Kramarik

young genius artist famous for her Jesus portraits

Neil deGrasse Tyson

3 calibrations: personal LoC, social impact, bonus calibration. [paid-subscriber access]