Who's The Greatest Fictional Scientist Of All Time?Charlie Jane Anders8/18/14 5:14pmFiled to: open channelmoviestelevisionfuturamacomicsbooks37319EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkEverybody admires the explorers and action heroes, who go where nobody's gone before and set off explosions along the way. But what about the scientists, who invent the cool gear and form the theories that inform everything? Who's the absolute greatest scientist in all of science fiction?AdvertisementPlease include a video clip of your chosen scientist, if possible. And please let us know her/his name, where she/he appears, and why they're so excellent. Thanks!Top image: Good news, everyone! Hubert Farnsworth from Futurama is a brilliant inventor with a great theoretical mind. And he gave us Witten's Dog. What's not to love?