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MUSEUM

Hands-on science museum, founded 1969 by Frank Oppenheimer.

Official Website:
http://www.exploratorium.edu/

Location:
San Francisco, CA

Founding Date:
1969

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Natalie Angier
Journalist
16-Feb-1958   Science reporter
Paul Berg
Chemist
30-Jun-1926   Pioneer in recombinant DNA
J. Michael Bishop
Scientist
22-Feb-1936   Genetic causes of cancer
William K. Coblentz
Attorney
28-Jul-1922 13-Sep-2010 Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass
Ann Druyan
Author
13-Jun-1949   Co-wrote Cosmos with husband Carl Sagan
Donald A. Glaser
Physicist
21-Sep-1926   Inventor of the bubble chamber
Richard Gregory
Psychologist
24-Jul-1923 17-May-2010 Optical illusions and "hands-on" science
Bob Metcalfe
Business
1946   Co-Inventor of Ethernet
Gordon Moore
Business
3-Jan-1929   Co-founder of Intel, laid down Moore's Law
Frank Oppenheimer
Physicist
14-Aug-1912 3-Feb-1985 Founder of the Exploratorium
Pief Panofsky
Physicist
24-Apr-1919 24-Sep-2007 Stanford Linear Accelerator
Arno Penzias
Astronomer
26-Apr-1933   Detected primordial radiation
Philip Rosedale
Business
29-Sep-1968   Founder and CEO, Linden Lab
Peter C. Wendell
Business
c. 1950   Venture capitalist, Sierra Ventures


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