Science - Other

Dorothy Hodgkin

Dorothy Hodgkin

12 May 1910 - 1994

Medical scientist

Henry Cavendish

Henry Cavendish

10 October 1731 - 24 February 1810

Scientist

Rod Serling

Rod Serling

December 25, 1924 - June 28, 1975

American screenwriter

Gerald Jay Sussman

Gerald Jay Sussman

February 8, 1947 -

American computer scientist

Harald Sverdrup (oceanographer)

Harald Sverdrup (oceanographer)

15 November 1888 - 21 August 1957

Norwegian oceanographer

Edgar F. Codd

Edgar F. Codd

August 23, 1923 - April 18, 2003

Computer scientist

Robin Milner

Robin Milner

13 January 1934 - 20 March 2010

Computer scientist

Jeff Noon

Jeff Noon

1957 -

Science - Other

Butler Lampson

Butler Lampson

December 23, 1943 -

Computer scientist

Jeff Rulifson

Jeff Rulifson

August 20, 1941 -

American computer scientist

Charles Herbert Best

Charles Herbert Best

27 February 1899 - 31 March 1978

medical scientist, co-discoverer of insulin

Frederick Banting

Frederick Banting

November 14, 1891 - February 21, 1941

Medical scientist

Geoffrey A. Landis

Geoffrey A. Landis

May 28, 1955 -

Science - Other

Kristen Nygaard

Kristen Nygaard

August 27, 1926 - August 10, 2002

Computer scientist, Mathematician

John Backus

John Backus

1924 - 2007

Computer scientist

Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac

6 March 1619 - 28 July 1655

Science - Other

Peter Shor

Peter Shor

August 14, 1959 -

Computer scientist who discovered Shor's algorithm

Philip José Farmer

Philip José Farmer

January 26, 1918 - February 25, 2009

American science fiction writer

William Hope Hodgson

William Hope Hodgson

1877 - 1918

Science - Other

Ole-Johan Dahl

Ole-Johan Dahl

12 October 1931 - 29 June 2002

Computer scientist

Frederick Sanger

Frederick Sanger

1918 -

British biochemist

Irène Joliot-Curie

Irène Joliot-Curie

12 September 1897 - 17 March 1956

French scientist

Ross J. Anderson

Ross J. Anderson

15 September 1956 -

British computer scientist, cryptographer

Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin

August 21, 1973 -

Computer scientist, internet entrepreneur

Larry Page

Larry Page

March 26, 1973 -

Computer scientist, Internet entrepreneur

Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor

Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor

May 19, 1879 - May 2, 1964

Member of Parliament (British House of Commons)

Peter Naur

Peter Naur

25 October 1928 -

Computer scientist

Thomas Szasz

Thomas Szasz

April 15, 1920 - September 8, 2012.

Psychiatrist

M. John Harrison

M. John Harrison

1945 -

Science - Other

Steven Brust

Steven Brust

November 23, 1955 -

Science - Other

Sophie Wilson

Sophie Wilson

1957 -

Computer scientist

Barbara McClintock

Barbara McClintock

16 June 1902 - 2 September 1992

cytogeneticist

William F. Nolan

William F. Nolan

March 6, 1928 -

Science - Other

Charles Beaumont

Charles Beaumont

January 2, 1929 - February 21, 1967

Science - Other

Robert Tarjan

Robert Tarjan

April 30, 1948 -

Computer scientist

Alfred Bester

Alfred Bester

December 18, 1913 - September 30, 1987

American science fiction writer, TV and radio scriptwriter

Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker

September 18, 1954 -

American cognitive scientist

John Dalton

John Dalton

1766 - 1844

Scientist

John Herschel

John Herschel

7 March 1792 - 11 May 1871

British scientist

Carl Jung

Carl Jung

26 July 1875 - 6 June 1961

Swiss psychiatrist, influential thinker, and founder of analytical psychology

Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

October 24, 1632 - August 26, 1723

Scientist

Carl Woese

Carl Woese

July 15, 1928 - December 30, 2012

American microbiologist

Jurij Vega

Jurij Vega

March 23, 1754 - September 26, 1802

Slovenian scientist

Tony Hoare

Tony Hoare

11 January 1934 -

Computer scientist

Stephen Cook

Stephen Cook

December 14, 1939 -

Computer scientist

Jan Węglarz

Jan Węglarz

1947 -

Polish computer scientist

Kevin J. Anderson

Kevin J. Anderson

March 27, 1962 -

Science - Other

Bruce Schneier

Bruce Schneier

January 15, 1963 -

American computer scientist

William Withering

William Withering

17 March 1741 - 6 October 1799

English scientist

Tim Powers

Tim Powers

1952 -

Science - Other

Tim Berners-Lee

Tim Berners-Lee

8 June 1955 -

British computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web

Stephen Schneider

Stephen Schneider

February 11, 1945 - July 19, 2010

American climatologist

Seymour Papert

Seymour Papert

March 1, 1928 -

Cognitive science, Education, Mathematics, Computer science

Stanisław Lem

Stanisław Lem

12 September 1921 - 27 March 2006

Polish science fiction author

Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud

6 May 1856 - 23 September 1939

Neurologist

Robert A. Heinlein

Robert A. Heinlein

1907 - 1988

American science fiction writer

Pat Cadigan

Pat Cadigan

September 10, 1953 -

science fiction author

Poul Anderson

Poul Anderson

November 25, 1926 - July 31, 2001

American science fiction writer

Paul Vixie

Paul Vixie

-

American internet pioneer

Philip K. Dick

Philip K. Dick

December 16, 1928 - March 2, 1982

American science fiction writer

Niklaus Wirth

Niklaus Wirth

February 15, 1934 -

Computer Science

Neal Stephenson

Neal Stephenson

October 31, 1959 -

American science fiction writer

Marvin Minsky

Marvin Minsky

August 9, 1927 -

Cognitive Science

Lois McMaster Bujold

Lois McMaster Bujold

1949 -

Science - Other

Léon Theremin

Léon Theremin

1896 - 1993

Soviet scientist

Karl Ernst von Baer

Karl Ernst von Baer

1792 - 1876

Estonian scientist

Ken MacLeod

Ken MacLeod

1954 -

Science - Other

Frank Kelly Freas

Frank Kelly Freas

27 August 1922 - 2 January 2005

American science fiction and fantasy artist

Kim Stanley Robinson

Kim Stanley Robinson

1952 -

Science - Other

Jokichi Takamine

Jokichi Takamine

November 3, 1854 - July 22, 1922

Japanese scientist

John Eccles (neurophysiologist)

John Eccles (neurophysiologist)

27 January 1903 - 2 May 1997

Australian neurophysioloigst

James Tiptree, Jr.

James Tiptree, Jr.

August 24, 1915 - May 19, 1987

American science fiction writer

John W. Campbell

John W. Campbell

1910 - 1971

American science fiction writer and editor

John Brunner (novelist)

John Brunner (novelist)

24 September 1934 - 26 August 1995

Science - Other

Joanna Russ

Joanna Russ

February 22, 1937 - April 29, 2011

Feminist science fiction writer and critic.

James Blish

James Blish

1921 - 1975

American science fiction writer

Jules Verne

Jules Verne

8 February 1828 - 24 March 1905

French science fiction author

Jon Postel

Jon Postel

August 6, 1943 - October 16, 1998

Science - Other

John Wyndham

John Wyndham

10 July 1903 - 11 March 1969

Science fiction writer

Ian Murdock

Ian Murdock

28 April 1973 -

American computer scientist, open source developer, entrepreneur

Harold Eugene Edgerton

Harold Eugene Edgerton

April 6, 1903 - January 4, 1990

Science - Other

Herbert A. Simon

Herbert A. Simon

15 June 1916 - 9 February 2001

Political scientist

Hal Clement

Hal Clement

May 30, 1922 - October 29, 2003

American science fiction writer, military pilot, teacher

Hans Selye

Hans Selye

January 26, 1907 - October 16, 1982

Austro-Hungarian scientist

Harlan Ellison

Harlan Ellison

27 May 1934 -

American science fiction writer

Harald Tveit Alvestrand

Harald Tveit Alvestrand

1959 -

Computer scientist

Gary Kildall

Gary Kildall

May 19, 1942 - July 11, 1994

Computer scientist and entrepreneur

Greg Egan

Greg Egan

20 August 1961 -

Australian science fiction writer and former computer programmer

Grace Hopper

Grace Hopper

December 9, 1906 - January 1, 1992

American computer scientist and United States Navy officer.

Forrest J Ackerman

Forrest J Ackerman

November 24, 1916 - December 4, 2008

Science fiction writer, collector

Frederik Pohl

Frederik Pohl

1919 -

American science fiction writer

Fred Brooks

Fred Brooks

19 April 1931 -

Computer scientist

Frank Herbert

Frank Herbert

1920 - 1986

American science fiction writer and journalist

Edwin Abbott Abbott

Edwin Abbott Abbott

20 December 1838 - 12 October 1926

Schoolmaster, theologian

E. E. Smith

E. E. Smith

May 2, 1890 - August 31, 1965

American science fiction writer

Donald A. Wollheim

Donald A. Wollheim

October 1, 1914 - November 2, 1990

American science fiction editor and writer

Dennis Ritchie

Dennis Ritchie

1941 - October 2011

American computer scientist

Desmond Morris

Desmond Morris

24 January 1928 -

Science - Other

Donald Knuth

Donald Knuth

10 January 1938 -

Computer science

C. L. Moore

C. L. Moore

January 24, 1911 - April 4, 1987

American science fiction and fantasy writer


Living octopus

Living octopus

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