The 10 Smartest People in the World for 2012

People become celebrities for all kinds of reasons (and non-reasons). But most celebrities don’t become celebrities because they are smart. But a few brilliant people like Einstein or Stephen Hawking do. Here’s to Stephen Hawking and 9 of the other ten smartest people in the world who remind us that there are still good ways to contribute to society, and lots of of hope for humanity.

The 10 Smartest People Alive Today
Source: SuperScholar.org