Famous Scientists - DOC by fjwuxn


Luis Alvarez, atomic physicist and dinosaur extinction theorist
Frederick Banting, developer of insulin
Christiaan Barnard, pioneering heart-transplant surgeon
Jocelyn Bell, discoverer of pulsars
Charles Best, co-developer of insulin
Niels Bohr, atomic physicist
Wallace Carothers, inventor of nylon
Rachel Carson, environmentalist
Ernst Chain, developer of penicillin
Jean-Martin Charcot, pioneer in the study of mental illness
Francis Crick, solver of the puzzle of DNA
Charles Davenport, eugenecist
Lee de Forest, radio pioneer
Albert Einstein, theorist of physics
Alexander Fleming, discoverer of penicillin
Henry Ford, first to use moving assembly line
Jay Forrester, computer pioneer
Rosalind Franklin, key in solving the puzzle of DNA
Sigmund Freud, theorist of human psychology
Frieda Fromm-Reichmann, pioneering psychological therapist
Murray Gell-Mann, sub-atomic particle theorist
Joseph Goldberger, investigator of nutritional disease
Harry Harlow, psychological researcher and theorist
Stephen Hawking, physicist and cosmologist
Werner Heisenberg, sub-atomic theorist
Harry Hess, investigator of the deep ocean floor
Dorothy Hodgkin, researcher into the chemical structure of
Arthur Holmes, investigator of the history of the earth
Donald Hopkins, world health promoter
Abraham Maslow, theorist of humanistic psychology
Grace Murray Hopper, developer of computer language
Edwin Hubble, astronomer who expanded the bounds of the Universe
Percy Julian, discoverer of key medicines
The Leakey family, investigators of our human ancestors
Henrietta Leavitt, key in measuring stellar distances
Guglielmo Marconi, radio transmission pioneer
J. Robert Oppenheimer, atomic physicist and theoritician of
astonomical phenomena
Ivan Pavlov, investigator of animal behavior
Wilder Penfield, mapper of the human brain
Max Planck, physicist whose ideas led to quantum theory
Ernest Rutherford, pioneering atomic physicist
Jonas Salk, developer of the first polio vaccine
Erwin Schrodinger, subatomic theorist
William Shockley, developer of the transistor
B.F. Skinner, behavioral theorist
Roger Sperry, investigator of human brain function
John Watson, theorist of human behavior
Alfred Wegener, developer of the theory of continental drift
Steven Weinberg, unified field physicist
Stephen Wozniak, personal computer pioneer
Wilbur and Orville Wright, pioneering aviators
Benjamin Bannekar
Garrett Morgan
Dr. Charles Drew
Mae Jemison
Sally Ride
George Washington Carver

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