Top 10 sexiest female scientists

While my wife stood in an auditorium fielding questions regarding her doctoral dissertation, I shared a pitcher of beer at the nearest bar with her marine science colleagues. They insisted she was entering an exclusive club in the scientific community: the rare species of sexy scientists with PhDs. To commemorate her achievement, they suggested I compile a top ten list of the hottest, living scientists. I, in turn, challenged my fellow nerds to name ten attractive scientists who they did not know personally. It took a few beers, but below are the fruits of our alcohol-fueled labors in no particular order.