I, ROBOT by Isaac AsimovRead about another entry on the list.
When I was 11 I wanted to go to Sunday school because all the boys I fancied went and I asked my dad, a physicist, if he believed in God. He said, “No, aliens everywhere.” It piqued my interest in a futuristic ideal. Asimov created a world where robots are an integral part of society. Sunday school was dead in the water.
I, Robot is among Matt Haig's ten top fictional robots. Susan Calvin from I, Robot is on io9's list of the ten greatest (fictional) female scientists.