Canadians are super smart (we just don’t like to brag about it). Among the numerous scientific minds this country has produced, some, like David Suzuki and Sir Frederick Banting, are household names. Others are lesser known, but deserve equal celebration. For example, Elizabeth MacGill, the first woman electrical engineer to graduate from the University of Toronto, went on to design fighter planes during the Second World War. Nobel laureate Richard Edward Taylor discovered “gluons,” or the pieces of a proton that bind it together. Read on to discover the work of 30 of Canada’s greatest scientists.