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Science Debate 2008

ORGANIZATION

Official Website:
http://www.sciencedebate2008.com/

Location:
Marine on St Croix, MN

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Peter Agre
Biologist
30-Jan-1949   Water channels of cell membranes
Norman Augustine
Business
27-Jul-1935   CEO of Martin Marietta, 1996-97
Lawrence S. Bacow
Educator
c. 1950   President, Tufts University
Brian Baird
Politician
7-Mar-1956   Congressman from Washington, 1999-2011
David Baltimore
Biologist
7-Mar-1938   Co-Discoverer, reverse transcriptase
Craig R. Barrett
Business
29-Aug-1939   Chairman of Intel
Henry S. Bienen
Educator
5-May-1939   President, Northwestern University, 1995-2009
Alfred H. Bloom
Educator
27-Feb-1946   President, Swarthmore College
Lee C. Bollinger
Educator
c. 1946   President of Columbia University
David L. Boren
Politician
21-Apr-1941   Governor and Senator from Oklahoma
David Brin
Novelist
6-Oct-1950   The Uplift War
Richard H. Brodhead
Educator
1947   President, Duke University
William R. Brody
Educator
4-Jan-1944   President, Salk Institute
Robert H. Bruininks
Educator
22-Feb-1942   President, University of Minnesota
Nancy Cantor
Educator
c. 1952   Chancellor, Syracuse University
Arne Carlson
Politician
24-Sep-1934   Governor of Minnesota, 1991-99
Jean-Lou Chameau
Educator
1953   President, California Institute of Technology
Carol T. Christ
Educator
21-May-1944   President, Smith College
Steven Chu
Physicist
28-Feb-1948   US Secretary of Energy
G. Wayne Clough
Educator
c. 1942   Secretary of the Smithsonian
Jared L. Cohon
Educator
c. 1947   President, Carnegie Mellon University
George A. Cowan
Physicist
15-Feb-1920 20-Apr-2012 Founder, Santa Fe Institute
Michael M. Crow
Educator
c. 1955   President, Arizona State University
Ann Druyan
Author
13-Jun-1949   Co-wrote Cosmos with husband Carl Sagan
Vernon Ehlers
Politician
6-Feb-1934   Congressman from Michigan, 1993-2011
Stephen G. Emerson
Educator
c. 1952   President, Haverford College
Mark Emmert
Educator
16-Dec-1952   President, University of Washington
Sam Farr
Politician
4-Jul-1941   Congressman, California 17th
Drew Gilpin Faust
Educator
18-Sep-1947   President of Harvard University
Andrew Z. Fire
Scientist
27-Apr-1959   RNA interference
Val Fitch
Physicist
10-Mar-1923   Time not necessarily reversible
Ira Flatow
Radio Personality
9-Mar-1949   Talk of the Nation: Science Friday
Bill Foster
Politician
7-Oct-1955   Congressman from Illinois, 2008-11
Jerome I. Friedman
Physicist
28-Mar-1930   Verified existence of quarks
Alice P. Gast
Educator
25-May-1958   President, Lehigh University
Gregory L. Geoffroy
Educator
c. 1946   President, Iowa State University
Wayne Gilchrest
Politician
15-Apr-1946   Congressman from Maryland, 1991-2009
Newt Gingrich
Politician
17-Jun-1943   Speaker of the House, 1995-99
Sheldon Glashow
Physicist
5-Dec-1932   Electroweak Theory
Bart Gordon
Politician
24-Jan-1949   Congressman from Tennessee, 1985-2011
David J. Gross
Physicist
19-Feb-1941   Deep structure of matter
Robert H. Grubbs
Chemist
27-Feb-1942   Metathesis
Amy Gutmann
Educator
1949   President, University of Pennsylvania
Ann Weaver Hart
Educator
1948   President, Temple University
John L. Hennessy
Educator
c. 1953   President of Stanford University
Richard Herman
Educator
c. 1941   Chancellor, UI Urbana-Champaign
Dudley R. Herschbach
Chemist
18-Jun-1932   Crossed molecular beam experiments
Susan Hockfield
Educator
24-Mar-1951   President of MIT
Roald Hoffmann
Chemist
18-Jul-1937   Woodward-Hoffmann reaction
Rush Holt
Politician
15-Oct-1948   Congressman, New Jersey 12th
H. Robert Horvitz
Scientist
8-May-1947   Genetic regulation of organ development
Freeman A. Hrabowski
Educator
13-Aug-1950   President, University of Maryland Baltimore
Mark W. Huddleston
Educator
c. 1950   President, University of New Hampshire
Jay Inslee
Politician
9-Feb-1951   Congressman from Washington, 1999-2012
Walter Isaacson
Author
20-May-1952   Former Managing Editor for Time
Shirley A. Jackson
Physicist
5-Aug-1946   NRC Chairman, 1995-99
John I. Jenkins
Educator
17-Dec-1953   President, University of Notre Dame
Don W. Kassing
Educator
1941   President, San Jose State University, 2004-08
Bob Kerrey
Politician
27-Aug-1943   Governor and Senator from Nebraska
Wolfgang Ketterle
Physicist
21-Oct-1957   Bose-Einstein condensates
Madeleine M. Kunin
Politician
28-Sep-1933   Governor of Vermont, 1985-91
Karen R. Lawrence
Educator
18-Mar-1949   President, Sarah Lawrence College
Jim Leach
Politician
15-Oct-1942   Congressman from Iowa, 1977-2007
Leon M. Lederman
Physicist
15-Jul-1922   Researcher of neutrinos
Sally Mason
Educator
c. 1950   President, University of Iowa
John C. Mather
Physicist
7-Aug-1946   Big Bang
Betty McCollum
Politician
12-Jul-1954   Congresswoman, Minnesota 4th
Richard L. McCormick
Educator
26-Dec-1947   President, Rutgers University
Jerry McNerney
Politician
18-Jun-1951   Congressman, California 11th
Craig C. Mello
Scientist
19-Oct-1960   RNA interference
Brad Miller
Politician
19-May-1953   Congressman, North Carolina 13th
C. D. Mote, Jr.
Educator
c. 1937   President, University of Maryland
Bill Nye
TV Personality
27-Nov-1955   Bill Nye the Science Guy
David W. Oxtoby
Educator
1951   President, Pomona College
Marty Peretz
Publisher
c. 1937   Co-Owner, The New Republic
John Podesta
Government
c. 1949   Ex-Clinton Deputy Chief of Staff
H. David Politzer
Physicist
31-Aug-1949   Deep structure of matter
John Edward Porter
Politician
1-Jun-1935   Congressman from Illinois, 1980-2001
Jim Ramstad
Politician
6-May-1946   Congressman from Minnesota, 1991-2009
Robert C. Richardson
Physicist
26-Jun-1937   Superfluidity of helium-3
Michael S. Roth
Educator
c. 1956   President, Wesleyan University
R. T. Rybak
Politician
12-Nov-1955   Mayor of Minneapolis
Edwin E. Salpeter
Astronomer
3-Dec-1924 26-Nov-2008 Quantitative electron microscopic autoradiography
Allan R. Sandage
Astronomer
18-Jun-1926 13-Nov-2010 Quasars and Hubble-Sandage variable stars
Richard R. Schrock
Chemist
4-Jan-1945   Metathesis
David Schwimmer
Actor
12-Nov-1966   Ross on Friends
John Sexton
Educator
1942   President, New York University
Donna Shalala
Government
14-Feb-1941   Secretary of HHS, 1993-2001
Harold T. Shapiro
Educator
8-Jun-1935   President of Princeton, 1988-2000
Judith Shapiro
Educator
24-Jan-1942   President, Barnard College
Robert N. Shelton
Educator
1948   President, University of Arizona
Michael Shermer
Journalist
8-Sep-1954   Skeptic Magazine
Ruth J. Simmons
Educator
3-Jul-1945   President, Brown University
David J. Skorton
Educator
22-Nov-1949   President, Cornell University
Walter B. Slocombe
Government
23-Sep-1941   Defense analyst
Barbara R. Snyder
Educator
23-Jul-1955   President, CWRU
Graham B. Spanier
Educator
18-Jul-1948   President, Penn State University, 1995-2011
Shirley M. Tilghman
Educator
17-Sep-1946   President of Princeton University
Harold E. Varmus
Scientist
18-Dec-1939   Genetic causes of cancer
Craig Venter
Biologist
14-Oct-1946   Engineered the first man-made bacterial cell
Tim Walz
Politician
6-Apr-1964   Congressman, Minnesota 1st
James Watson
Scientist
6-Apr-1928   Co-Discoverer of DNA
Stephen L. Weber
Educator
17-Mar-1942   President, San Diego State University
Frank Wilczek
Physicist
15-May-1951   Deep structure of matter
James Wright
Educator
1939   President, Dartmouth College
Ahmed H. Zewail
Chemist
26-Feb-1946   Femtochemistry
Nancy L. Zimpher
Educator
29-Oct-1946   President, University of Cincinnati


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