Caribbean Icons in STI Volume 1

Our famous scientists are from different islands in the Caribbean. These are the people whom we call “Icons,” because their work in science has made them scientists of excellence. You will learn what their lives were like and what great things they did to improve their country and sometimes even the whole world. You will learn about the difficulties they faced in becoming a scientist and what inspired them to excel. You will discover the very different areas of science that they worked in and what legacies they left. You will see that science is in the sphere of life. We hope that this book will inspire you to have great new ideas and invent wonderful things so that you may become a famous scientist yourself.