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Union of Concerned Scientists

ORGANIZATION

Founded 1969 at MIT, "the Union of Concerned Scientists is a nonprofit partnership of scientists and citizens combining rigorous scientific analysis, innovative policy development, and effective citizen advocacy to achieve practical environmental solutions."

Official Website:
http://www.ucsusa.org/

Founding Date:
1969

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Henry W. Kendall
Physicist
9-Dec-1926 15-Feb-1999 Verified existence of quarks
Bill Nye
TV Personality
27-Nov-1955   Bill Nye the Science Guy
Adele Simmons
Administrator
21-Jun-1941   President, MacArthur Foundation, 1989-99
Harold C. Urey
Chemist
29-Apr-1893 5-Jan-1981 Discovered Deuterium
Victor Weisskopf
Physicist
19-Sep-1908 21-Apr-2002 Head of CERN, 1961-65
Herbert S. Zim
Author
12-Jul-1909 5-Dec-1994 Golden Guides


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