Tim Garrett is the most important and least recognized physicist on the planet because he discovered a theory that explains and quantifies the relationship between wealth and energy consumption.
Here is Garrett’s home page with links to his papers:
Here is a wikipedia page that explains his theory:
Here is a new interview with Tim Garrett:
I’ve listened to Garrett’s previous interviews many times and never tire of them because there are so many difficult and important concepts to absorb.
Here is a list of Garrett’s work compiled by Frank White: