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Donald Knuth

Donald Ervin Knuth is an American scientist, mathematician and Professor Emeritus at Stanford University. He is the recipient of the 1974 ACM Turing award, is unofficially considered the Nobel prize of computer science. He is the author of a mult ...

                                               

Fernando J. Corbato

Fernando josé "Corby" Corbato was the famous American scientist known as a pioneer in the development of time-sharing operating systems.

                                               

Nils Alwall

Nils Alwall, a Swedish Professor, was a pioneer in hemodialysis and the inventor of one of the first practical dialysis. Alwall first by ultrafiltration and introduced the principle of hemofiltration. Alwall called the "father of extracorporeal b ...

                                               

Vladimir Arnold

Vladimir Igorevich Arnold is a Soviet and Russian mathematician. While he is best known for the Kolmogorov–Arnold–Moser theorem on the stability of integrable systems, he made important contributions in a number of areas including dynamical syste ...

                                               

Seymour Benzer

Seymour family-run hotel was an American physicist, molecular biologist and geneticist behavior. His career began in the molecular biological revolution of the 1950s years, and in the end he gained fame in the fields of molecular and behavioral g ...

                                               

Roger Blandford

Blandford is known in the Astrophysical community on the process of Blandford of Znayka, which is a model for extracting energy from a black hole. In April 2005, he wrote a letter to the astronomy community showing his concern about the administr ...

                                               

Wallace Smith Broecker

Wallace "Wally" Smith Broecker was an American geochemist. He was Newberry Professor of Earth and environmental Sciences at Columbia University, scientist Columbias lamonday geophysical Observatory and sustainability fellow of the University of A ...

                                               

James Van Allen

James Alfred van Allen was an American space scientist at the University of Iowa. He played an important role in establishing the field of magnetospheric research in space. Radiation belts van Allen was named in his honor, after their discovery o ...

                                               

Carl Woese

Carl Richard Woese is an American microbiologist and biophysicist. Woese is famous for defining archebacteria in 1977 by phylogenetic taxonomy of 16S RNA, a technique he first time that a revolution in Microbiology. He also originated the RNA wor ...

                                               

W. D. Hamilton

William Donald Hamilton, FRS was an English evolutionary biologist, widely recognised as one of the greatest evolutionary theorists of the 20th century. Hamilton became famous through his theoretical work expounding a rigorous genetic basis for t ...

                                               

James Gunn (astronomer)

James Edward Gunn is the Eugene Higgins Professor of astronomy at Princeton University. The Huns of the early theoretical work in astronomy has helped establish the current understanding of how galaxies form and properties of the space between ga ...

                                               

Andrea M. Ghez

Andrea MIA Ghez is an American astronomer and Professor of physics and astronomy at UCLA. In 2004, magazine, discover, listed Ghez as one of the top 20 scientists in the US, which showed a high degree of understanding in their fields.

                                               

Reinhard Genzel

Hansel studied physics at the University of Freiburg and the University of Bonn where he did his doctorate in 1978 and in the same year, a PhD thesis on radio astronomy max Planck Institute for radio astronomy. He then worked at the Harvard-Smith ...

                                               

Daniel H. Janzen

Daniel hunt Janzen is an American evolutionary ecologist, and conservationist. He divides his time between his biology Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is DiMaura Professor of biology conservation, and his research and work i ...

                                               

Charles A. Dinarello

Charles A. Dinarello is a Professor of medicine currently at the University of Colorado in Denver. He is an expert on inflammatory cytokines, particularly interleukin-1. Dinarello received his doctor of medicine in 1969 at Yale University and sin ...

                                               

Adolf Seilacher

Adolf "Dolf" Seilacher was a German paleontologist who worked in the field of evolutionary and environmental palaeobiology for more than 60 years. He is best known for his contribution to the study of traces, constructional morphology and structu ...

                                               

Roy Kerr

Roy Patrick Kerr a New Zealand mathematician who discovered the Kerr geometry, the exact solution to the field equations of Einsteins General theory of relativity. His solution models the gravitational field outside a rotating uncharged massive o ...

                                               

Tadamitsu Kishimoto

Tadamitsu Kishimoto is a Japanese immunologist known for research on IgM and cytokines, most famous, interleukin-6. He did his doctoral work under Ejiro discovered IgE, the discoverer of IGE at Johns Hopkins University. He is listed by the Instit ...

                                               

Richard Lewontin

Richard Charles "dick" Lewontin is an American evolutionary biologist, mathematician, geneticist, and social commentator. A leader in the development of the mathematical basis of population genetics and evolutionary theory, he pioneered the appli ...

                                               

Edward Norton Lorenz

Edward Norton Lorenz is an American mathematician and meteorologist, who created the theoretical basis of weather and climate predictability, as well as the basis for computing atmospheric physics and meteorology. He is known as the founder of mo ...

                                               

Ernst Mayr

Not to be confused with Ernst Mayr computer scientist, Ernst Mayer, Ernst Meyer, Ernest Mayer or Ernest May. Ernst Walter Mayr was one of the 20th centuries leading evolutionary biologists. He was also a renowned taxonomist, tropical Explorer, or ...

                                               

Dan McKenzie (geophysicist)

Dan Peter McKenzie, a Professor of Geophysics at the University of Cambridge, and one time head of the Bullard laboratories of the Cambridge Department of Earth Sciences. He wrote the first document that defines the mathematical principles of pla ...

                                               

Syukuro Manabe

Syukuro "Suki" Manabe is a meteorologist and climatologist, who began to use computers for modeling global climate change and natural climate variations.

                                               

Walter Munk

Walter Heinrich Munk was an American physical oceanographer. He was a Professor of Geophysics at the SCRIPPS institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego in La JOLLA. Was born a prominent Austrian family in 1932, Munch w ...

                                               

Robert May, Baron May of Oxford

Robert McCredie may, Baron may of Oxford, HonFAIB is an Australian scientist who was previously chief scientific Advisor to the UK government, President of the Royal society, Professor of the University of Sydney and Princeton University. He now ...

                                               

Louis Nirenberg

Louis Nirenberg was a canadian-American mathematician, considered one of the most outstanding mathematicians of the 20th century. He has made fundamental contributions to linear and nonlinear differential equations and their application to comple ...

                                               

Eugene Odum

Presents Eugene Odum was an American biologist at the University of Georgia known for his pioneering work on the ecology of the ecosystem. He and his brother Howard T. Odum wrote the popular textbook on ecology, fundamentals of ecology. In the Od ...

                                               

Jim Peebles

Philip James Edwin Peebles is a canadian-American astrophysicist, astronomer, cosmologist and theoretical, which is currently the albert Einstein Professor Emeritus of science at Princeton University. He is considered one of the worlds leading th ...

                                               

Martin Rees

Martin John Rees, Baron Rice, of Ludlow, a British cosmologist and astrophysicist. He was the astronomer Royal since 1995 and was master of Trinity College, Cambridge from 2004 to 2012 and President of the Royal society between 2005 and 2010.

                                               

Alexander Rudensky

Alexander Rudensky is an immunologist at the cancer center memorial Sloan-Kettering is known for his research on regulatory T cells and the transcription factor Foxp3.

                                               

Susan Solomon

Susan Solomon is an atmospheric chemist, working for most of his career in the National oceanic and atmospheric administration. In 2011, Solomon joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she serves as the Ellen swallow Richards Prof ...

                                               

Edwin Ernest Salpeter

Born in Vienna into a Jewish family, Salpeter emigrated from Austria to Australia In his Teens, escaping from the Nazis. He attended Sydney boys high school 1939-40 and Sydney University, where he received his bachelors degree in 1944 and a maste ...

                                               

Lyman Spitzer

Strong Lyman Spitzer Jr., an American physicist, astronomer and mountaineer. As a scientist, he conducted research in the field of star formation, plasma physics, and in 1946, he conceived the idea of telescopes operating in outer space. Spitzer ...

                                               

Henry Stommel

Henry "Hank" Melson Stommel makes a significant contribution to the field of physical Oceanography. Since the 1940s, he advanced theories about global ocean circulation and behavior of the Gulf stream, which form the basis of todays physical Ocea ...

                                               

Allan Sandage

Allan Sandage Rex is an American astronomer. He was Honorary fellow of the Carnegie Observatories in Pasadena, California. He determined the first accurate values of the Hubble constant and the age of the Universe.

                                               

Rashid Sunyaev

Sunyaev Rashid Alievich-the Soviet and Russian astrophysicist Tatar origin. He was educated at the Moscow Institute of physics and technology. He became a Professor at MIPT in 1974. Sunyaev was the head of the Department of high energies of the R ...

                                               

Terence Tao

Terence Chi-Shen Tao is an Australian-American mathematician, who worked in various areas of mathematics. He currently focuses on harmonic analysis, differential equations, algebraic combinatorics, arithmetic combinatorics, geometric combinatoric ...

                                               

Robert Trivers

Robert Ludlow "Bob" Trivers is an American evolutionary biologist and sociobiologist. Trivers proposed the theory of reciprocal altruism, parental investment, facultative sex ratio determination, parents and offspring conflict. He has also contri ...

                                               

E. O. Wilson

Edward Osborne Wilson is generally referred to as E. O. Wilson, American biologist, naturalist and writer. His biological specialty is myrmecology, the study of ants, on which he was named the worlds leading expert. Wilson was named the "father o ...

                                               

Marc Feldmann

Feldman was born 2 December 1944 in Lviv to a Jewish family who managed to get to France immediately postwar. He emigrated from France to Australia at the age of eight years. After graduating with a masters degree from the University of Melbourne ...

                                               

Ilkka Hanski

Ilkka Aulis Hanski was a Finnish ecologist at the University of Helsinki, Finland. Research center Metapopulation led by Hanski, until his death, was nominated as a centre of excellence by the Academy of Finland. Group analysis of species living ...

                                               

Fred Hoyle

Sir Fred Hoyle FRS was an English astronomer who formulated the theory of stellar nucleosynthesis. He has also taken controversial stances on other scientific matters - in particular his rejection of the "Big Bang" Theory, a term coined by them t ...

                                               

Yakov Eliashberg

Yakov Eliashberg is an American mathematician who was born in Leningrad, USSR. He received the degree of doctor of philosophy at the Leningrad University in 1972 under the leadership of Vladimir Rokhlin. From 1972 to 1979 he taught at the Syktyvk ...

                                               

Paul R. Ehrlich

Paul Ralph Ehrlich is an American biologist, best known for his warnings about the consequences of population growth and limited resources. He is Bing Professor of population studies in the Department of biology at Stanford University and Preside ...

                                               

Grigori Perelman

Grigori Yakovlevich Perelman, born 13 June 1966) is a Russian mathematician. He made contributions to Riemannian geometry and geometric topology. In 1994, Perelman proved the soul conjecture. In 2003, he proved Thurstons geometrization conjecture ...

                                               

Ruslan Medzhitov

Ruslan M. Medzhitov, Professor of Immunobiology at the Yale school of medicine, member, Yale cancer center, and medical Institute Howard Hughes investigator. His research focuses on the analysis of the immune system, inflammatory response, innate ...

                                               

Bonnie Bassler

Bonnie Lynn Bassler is an American molecular biologist, who was studying chemical communication between bacteria, known as quorum sensing, and contributed to the idea that the destruction of chemical signals can be used as antibacterial therapy. ...

                                               

Charles L. Bennett

Charles L. Bennett is an American observational astrophysicist. He is the Bloomberg distinguished Professor of the centennial graduates of physics and astronomy and a Gilman scholar at Johns Hopkins University. He is principal investigator of NAS ...

                                               

Michael Berridge

Sir Michael John Berridge, British physiologist and biochemist. Born and raised in southern Rhodesia, he is best known for his work on cellular transmembrane signalling, in particular the discovery that Inositol triphosphate acts as a secondary m ...

                                               

Herbert Boyer

Herbert Wayne "herb" Boyer is a researcher and entrepreneur in biotechnology. Along with N. Stanley Cohen and Paul Berg he found a way to persuade bacteria to produce foreign proteins, thereby starting the engine in the field of genetic engineeri ...

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