#9. Taylor Wilson
Entering the field of Nuclear Science at the age of ten, Taylor Wilson is the youngest ever person to be able to produce Nuclear Fusion using a fusor. A feat he achieved at the age of fourteen. He was awarded a fellowship of $100,000 known as Thiel Fellowship in 2012. U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Department of Energy has also offered federal research funding to the young physicist. He also presented his Nuclear Security work to Barack Obama in 2012. He is in all respect a true genius.