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01/25/1921 - 11/28/2010
Samuel Theodore Cohen (January 25, 1921 – November 28, 2010) was an American physicist who invented the W70 warhead, more popularly known as the neutron bomb.
Ted Maiman (Theodore Harold Maiman)
07/11/1927 - 05/05/2007
Theodore Harold "Ted" Maiman (July 11, 1927 – May 5, 2007) was an American physicist who made the first LASER (Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation).
Steve Irwin (Stephen Robert Irwin)
02/22/1962 - 09/04/2006
Stephen Robert "Steve" Irwin (22 February 1962 – 4 September 2006), nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian television personality, wildlife expert, and conservationist. Irwin achieved worldwide fame from the...
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09/07/1925 - 02/08/2008
Robert Jastrow (September 7, 1925 – February 8, 2008) was an American astronomer, physicist and cosmologist. He was a leading NASA scientist, populist author and futurist.
12/03/1936 - 07/02/2011
Robert Anthony Sklar (December 3, 1936 - July 2, 2011) was an American historian specializing in the history of cinema.
04/27/1791 - 04/02/1872
Samuel Finley Breese Morse (April 27, 1791 – April 2, 1872) was an American contributor to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs, co-inventor of the Morse code, and an accomplished painter.
01/11/1906 - 04/29/2008
Albert Hofmann (January 11, 1906 – April 29, 2008)was a Swiss scientist known best for being the first person to synthesize, ingest and learn of the psychedelic effects of lysergic acid diethylami...
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Max Faget (Maxime Faget)
08/26/1921 - 10/09/2004
Maxime "Max" A. Faget (August 26, 1921 – October 9, 2004) was an American engineer. He was the designer of the NASA Mercury capsule, and contributed to the later Gemini and Apollo...
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10/20/1919 - 07/25/2008
H. Tracy Hall, who died Friday at 88, was an American physical chemist, he was the first to synthesize diamonds in the laboratory, in 1954, fulfilling what scientists sought for at least two centuries.
11/08/1923 - 06/20/2005
Jack St. Clair Kilby (November 8, 1923 – June 20, 2005) was a Nobel Prize laureate in physics in 2000 for his invention of the integrated circuit in 1958 while working at Texas Instruments (TI). He is also the inventor of the handheld calcul...
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12/24/1910 - 03/15/2004
William Hayward Pickering ONZ KBE (24 December 1910 — 15 March 2004) was a New Zealand born rocket scientist who headed Pasadena, California's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) for 22 years, retiring...
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09/08/1941 - 10/09/2011
Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie (Username: dmr, September 8, 1941 — October 8/9, 2011)  was an American computer scientist notable for developing C and for having influence on other programming languag...
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06/08/1916 - 07/28/2004
Francis Harry Compton Crick (8 June 1916 – 28 July 2004) was an English molecular biologist, biophysicist, and neuroscientist, and most noted for being one of two co-discoverers of the structure of the DNA...
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07/09/1911 - 04/13/2008
John Archibald Wheeler (July 9, 1911 – April 13, 2008) was an American theoretical physicist who was largely responsible for reviving interest in general relativity in the United States after World War II. Wheeler also worked with Niels Bohr...
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12/30/1934 - 08/17/2005
John Norris Bahcall (December 30, 1934 – August 17, 2005) was an American astrophysicist, best known for his contributions to the solar neutrino problem, the development of the Hubble Space Telescope and for his leadership and development of...
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