Hidden Initials: Scientists

Can you name the scientist whose initials are provided as missing letters in the clue?

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Germ*n-born th*oretical physicist who developed theory of relativity
First wo*an to win a Nobel Prize (in Physi*s)
Created helioce*tri* model
Inven*or of many d*vices including the phonograph
Established that all spe*ies *escended from common ancestors
Mathemat*cian, astro*omer, and physicist whose discoveries include calculus and gravity
Ph*rmacologist who discovered *irst antibiotic substance
Italian astronomer, philosopher, and mathematician discovered the four lar*est satellites of Jupiter and desi*ned pendulum clock
Engli*h t*eoretical physicist who has appeared on The Big Bang Theory
Serbia*-American known for con*ributions to the design of the modern AC electricity supply
French bio*ogist known for *rinciples of vaccination and microbial fermentation
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*on 1901 Nobel P*ize in Physics for discovery of x-rays
Merchant trave*er who brought Hindu-Arabic numeral system to Europe and *ound relationship in series that begins 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21
His vaccine reduced an epidemic that a 2009 PBS documentary said was *ust behind the atomic bomb as America'* greatest fear
Da*ish physicist won No*el Prize for atomic structure and quantum theory
Russian chemist and inventor formulate* the Periodic Law and created a version of the periodic table of ele*ents
It*lian scientist with eponymous const*nt for the number of atoms in 1 mole of substance
French chemist found th*t mass is conserved in a chemica* reaction
Am*rican astronomer for w*om space telescope is named
Danish nobleman known for accura*e astronomical and planetary o*servations
English chemist who developed the first X-*ay diffraction pictures o* DNA molecules
American botanist and inventor who encoura*ed poor farmers to gro* alternative *rops such as peanuts and sweet potatoes

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