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Committee for Skeptical Inquiry

ORGANIZATION

Formerly the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal, renamed in 2006.

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

Location:
Oak Brook, IL

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Richard Dawkins
Biologist
26-Mar-1941   Zoologist and evolutionary biologist
Persi Diaconis
Mathematician
31-Jan-1945   Science of random numbers
Ann Druyan
Author
13-Jun-1949   Co-wrote Cosmos with husband Carl Sagan
Martin Gardner
Mathematician
21-Oct-1914 22-May-2010 Mathematical games, Scientific American
Murray Gell-Mann
Physicist
15-Sep-1929   Quarks and strangeness
Douglas Hofstadter
Author
15-Feb-1945   Godel, Escher, Bach
Paul Kurtz
Philosopher
21-Dec-1925   The pope of unbelievers
Marvin Minsky
Scientist
9-Aug-1927   Father of Artificial Intelligence
Joe Nickell
Author
1-Dec-1944   Professional skeptic
Bill Nye
TV Personality
27-Nov-1955   Bill Nye the Science Guy
James E. Oberg
Historian
7-Nov-1944   Space exploration historian
John Allen Paulos
Mathematician
4-Jul-1945   Innumeracy
Steven Pinker
Linguist
18-Sep-1954   The Language Instinct
James Randi
Magician
7-Aug-1928   The Amazing Randi
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Astronomer
5-Oct-1958   Astrophysicist
Marilyn vos Savant
Columnist
11-Aug-1946   IQ 228, writes for Parade
Steven Weinberg
Physicist
3-May-1933   Electroweak Theory


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