Index to Scientist Biographies


by David F. Coppedge

Adler, Mortimer (1902-2001), psychology, history, philosophy

Babbage, Charles (1791-1871), mathematics, computer science

Bacon, Francis (1561-1626), philosophy of science

Bacon, Roger (1214-1294), medieval science

Bell, Charles (1774-1842), anatomy, medicine

Boyle, Robert (1627-1691), chemistry, philosophy of science

Brewster, David (1781-1868), physics

Carver, George Washington (1864-1943), agricultural chemistry

Chain, Ernst Boris (1906 – 1979), biochemistry, physiology

Copernicus, Nicolas (1473 – 1543), celestial mechanics, mathematics

Damadian, Raymond (b. 1936), medicine, physics

da Vinci: see Leonardo

Deward, Douglas (1875-1957), ornithology

Euler, Leonhard (1707-1783), mathematics

Faraday, Michael (1791 – 1867), chemistry, physics

Galilei, Galileo (1564-1642), astronomy, mathematics

Harvey, William (1578-1657), medicine, physiology

Henry, Joseph (1797-1878), physics, electromagnetics

Henslow, John Stevens (1796-1861), botany, geology

Herschel, John (1792-1871), astronomy, philosophy of science

Herschel, William (1738-1822), astronomy

Hugh of St. Victor (c. 1096-1141), medieval science

Huygens, Christian (1629-1695), physics, mathematics

Irwin, James (1930-1991), astronaut

Joule, James Prescott (1818-1889), physics, thermodynamics

Kelly, Howard Atwood (1858 – 1943), surgery, gynecology

Kelvin: see Thomson

Kepler, Johannes (1571-1630), celestial mechanics, astronomy, physics

Kirby, William (1759-1850), entomology

Lammerts, Walter (1904 – 1996), botany, horticulture

Leavitt, Henrietta (1868-1921), astronomy

Leeuwenhoek, Antony van (1632-1723), microbiology

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), art, architecture, physics, invention

Linnaeus, Carolus (1707-1778), taxonomy

Lister, Joseph (1827 – 1912), medicine, surgery, antisepsis

Lumsden, Richard (1938-1997), microscopy, biology

Maury, Matthew Fontaine (1806-1873), oceanography, geography

Maxwell, James Clerk (1831-1879), physics, electromagnetic theory

Mendel, Gregor (1822-1884), genetics

Mendeleev, Dmitri (1834-1907), chemistry

Moon, Irwin (1907-1986), science popularizer

Morley, Edward (1838-1923), physics

Morris, Henry M., Jr. (1918-2006), hydrology

Morse, Samuel F. B. (1791-1872), information science, telegraphy

Napier, John (1550-1617), mathematics

Newton, Isaac (1642-1727), physics, mathematics, astronomy

Nicholas of Oresme (1320-1382), mathematics, medieval science

Ockham: see William of Ockham

Oresme: see Nicholas of Oresme

Pascal, Blaise (1623-1662), physics, mathematics

Pasteur, Louis (1822-1895), chemistry, medicine

Philiponus, John (7th century), physics, philosophy

Ray, John (1627-1705), botany, zoology

Reed, Walter (1851 – 1902), parasitology, medicine

Riemann, Bernhard (1826-1866), mathematics

Simpson, James (1811-1870), anesthesia, surgery, obstetrics

Thomson, William, Lord Kelvin (1824 – 1907), physics, engineering

von Braun, Wernher (1912-1977), rocketry

Whewell, William (1794 – 1866), philosophy of science

Wilder-Smith, A. E. (1915 – 1995), organic chemistry, pharmacology

William of Ockham (1285-1347), philosophy, medieval science

Young, George (1777-1848), geology

Young, Thomas (1773 – 1829), physics, mathematics

Biographies authored by David F. Coppedge except where otherwise noted.

See Year 2000 biography site at http://creationsafaris.com/wgcs.htm