Top Ten Scientists to Name Your Pet After

If, like me, you're a physics geek who loves cats and dogs, you'll want to name it something like this.

The Top Ten Scientists to Name Your Pet After

1 Schrödinger

Anyone who’s heard of quantum mechanics knows this name is perfect. - ScienceGenius

Makes total sense

The ideal name for a cat, given Schrödinger's infamous quantum mechanical thought experiment regarding his cat. - PositronWildhawk

2 Heisenberg Walter "Walt" Hartwell White Sr. is a fictional character and the main protagonist of Breaking Bad, portrayed by Bryan Cranston.

Schrödinger's greatest rival in real life, and perfect for the cat's companion. - PositronWildhawk

3 Feynman

Richard Feynman is my charismatic role model, and naming a King Charles Spaniel after him would honour that. - PositronWildhawk

4 Bekenstein
5 Maldacena
6 Einstein

When I was writing an essay I named the dog as Einstein - Toucan

You could name them Al-fur-t Einstein! - keycha1n

7 Faraday
8 Higgs
9 Oppenheimer
10 Tesla

I was thinking about this name. It fits good,Right? - Delgia2k

The Contenders

11 Curie
12 Copernicus Nicolaus Copernicus was a Renaissance mathematician and astronomer who formulated a model of the universe that placed the Sun rather than the Earth at the center of the universe.

Back To The Future III. Every time I see That movie, I'm like "what a great name for a dog". - westofohio

13 Hertz
14 Fourier
15 Darwin
16 Gauss
17 Fermi
18 Newton
19 Fleming
20 Rutherford
21 Nobel
22 Coulomb
23 Hamilton
24 Lagrange
25 Laplace
26 Angstrom
27 Hawking
28 Franklin
29 Edison

I named a fish after him, because its species name mentioned lightbulbs. - PetSounds

30 Bose
31 Chandrasekhar
32 Prof. Oak

What he's a scientist and this list doesn't say they have to be real - kosdff

33 Hypatia
34 Mendeleev
35 Wegener
36 Kaku
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