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  • Friday, 23 August 2013

    Famous Scientists who were Christians


    1. John Philoponus late 6th Century Aristotle's early Christian critic
    2. Hugh of St. Victor c. 1096-1141 theologian of science
    3. Robert Grosseteste c. 1168-1253 reform-minded bishop-scientist
    4. Roger Bacon c. 1220-1292 Doctor Mirabiles
    5. Dietrich von Frieberg c. 1250-c. 1310 the priest who solved the mystery of the rainbow
    6. Thomas Bradwardine c. 1290-1349 student of motion
    7. Nicole Oresme c. 1320-1382 inventor of scientific graphic techniques
    8. Nicholas of Cusa 1401-1464 grappler with infinity
    9. Georgias Agricola 1495-1555 founder of metallurgy
    10. Johannes Kepler 1571-1630 discoverer of the laws of planetary motion
    11. Johannes Baptista van Helmont 1579-1644 founder of pneumatic chemistry and chemical physiology
    12. Francesco Maria Grimaldi 1618-1663 discoverer of the diffraction of light Catholic
    13. Blaise Pascal 1623-1662 mathematical prodigy and universal genius
    14. Robert Boyle 1627-1691 founder of modern chemistry
    15. John Ray 1627-1705 cataloger of British flora and fauna Calvinist (denomination?)
    16. Isaac Barrow 1630-1677 Newton's teacher
    17. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 1632-1723 discoverer of bacteria
    18. Niels Seno 1638-1686 founder of geology
    19. James Bradley 1693-1762 discoverer of the aberration of starlight
    20. Ewald Georg von Kleist c. 1700-1748 inventor of the Leyden jar
    21. Carolus Linnaeus 1707-1778 classifer of all living things
    22. Leonhard Euler 1707-1783 the prolific mathematician
    23. John Dalton 1766-1844 founder of modern atomic theory
    24. Thomas Young 1773-1829 first to conduct a double-slit experiment with light
    25. David Brewster 1781-1868 researcher of polarized light
    26. William Buckland 1784-1856 geologist of the Noahic flood
    27. Adem Sedgwick 1785-1873 geologist of the Cambrian
    28. Augustin-Jean Fresnel 1788-1827 the physicist of light waves
    29. Augustin Louis Cauchy 1789-1857 soulwinning mathematician
    30. Michael Faraday 1791-1867 giant of electrical research
    31. John Frederick William Herschel 1792-1871 cataloger of the Southern skies
    32. Matthew Fontaine Maury 1806-1873 pathfinder of the seas
    33. Philip Henry Gosse 1810-1888 popular naturalist
    34. Asa Gray 1810-1888 influential botanist
    35. James Dwight Dana 1813-1895 systematizer of minerology
    36. George Boole 1815-1864 discoverer of pure mathematics
    37. James Prescott Joule 1818-1889 originator of Joule's Law
    38. John Couch Adams 1819-1892 codiscoverer of Neptune
    39. George Gabriel Stokes 1819-1903 theorist of fluorescence
    40. Gregor Mendel 1822-1884 pioneer in genetics
    41. William Thomson, Lord Kelvin 1824-1907 physicist of thermodynammics
    42. Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann 1829-1907 the non-Euclidean geometer behind relativity theory
    43. James Clerk Maxwell 1831-1879 father of modern physics
    44. Edward William Morley 1838-1923 Michelson's partner in measuring the speed of light
    45. Pierre-Maurice-Marie Duhem 1861-1923 the physicist who recovered the science of the Middle Ages
    46. Georges Lemaitre 1894-1966 the prist who showed us the universe is expanding
    47. George Washington Carver c. 1864-1943 pioneer in chemurgy
    48. Arthur Stanley Eddington 1882-1944 the astronomer who ruled stellar theory