Discovered catalytic RNA, for which he won the Nobel Prize in 1989
A founding father of experimental petrology.
Pioneered biofilm microbiology
One of the first researchers to isolate the organism which causes Kala-azar disease
Ethnobotanist and Infectious Disease Microbiologist: Dr. Elvin-Lewis is an expert on evaluating traditional medicines and their use.
Atmospheric scientist who has worked on several space satellite missions.
First radio broadcast and scores of other inventions
Internationally recognized for her software for calculating atomic structure, and for research in atomic structure theory.
Created the Java programming language
A world expert on nerve cells
Studies in atomic energy and nuclear physics
Discovered the telomere clock
Co-designed the first commercially available electron microscope in North America
Studied natural systems and the response of predators to prey
Co-winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1981 for mapping the visual cortex
Developed the concept of exhalative ore deposits
Invented the APL computer programming language
Author of Classical Electrodynamics
Wrote "The C Programming Language" with Dennis Ritchie.
Developed methods of simulating atoms in molecular systems to help understand the structural and dynamic behavior of complex materials
Physicist; among the first to study X-rays
Developed mathematical theories of group representations and number theory
Ethnobotanist: World expert on airborne and allergenic pollen and famous for targeting medicinal plants in the tropical rain forest.
Prof. Livingston has performed research on ferromagnetic, superconducting, and mechanical properties of metals and alloys. He is now primarily occupied with teaching and writing.
Contributed to the theory of electron transfer reactions in chemical systems
Biochemist: Developed the Michaelis-Menten equation for enzyme kinetics
Pioneering advances in partial differential equations and wave propagation math used in aerodynamics, acoustics and optics
Predicted and measured the cosmic background radiation from the big bang, as well as predicting the existence of dark matter and dark energy in the universe.
World famous cosmologist and science communicator
Nuclear scientist killed by radiation accident at Los Alamos, New Mexico in 1946.
Shared the 2009 Nobel Prize in medicine for the discovery of telomeres.
Won the Nobel prize in chemistry for studying electron transfer reactions
Won the Nobel Prize for verifying the quark theory
Molecular biologist; conducted pioneering research on the role genes play in the development of the mammalian embryo.
Invented the alkaline battery
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