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

1 Schrödinger

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

2 Heisenberg 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 Faraday
7 Einstein

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

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

8 Higgs
9 Oppenheimer
10 Curie

The Contenders

11 Copernicus 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

12 Tesla

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

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

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

28 Fermi
29 Bose
30 Chandrasekhar
31 Prof. Oak

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

32 Hypatia
33 Mendeleev
34 Wegener
35 Newton
36 Kaku
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