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American Geophysical Union

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

Founded in 1919, 31,000 members.

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

Founding Date:
1919

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Gregory Breit
Physicist
14-Jul-1899 11-Sep-1981 Proton-proton dispersion
Jule Charney
Scientist
1-Jan-1917 16-Jun-1981 Quasi-gesotrophic theory
Jared L. Cohon
Educator
c. 1947   President, Carnegie Mellon University
Paul J. Crutzen
Physicist
3-Dec-1933   Ozone depletion
Owen K. Garriott
Astronaut
22-Nov-1930   Skylab, Spacelab astronaut
Robert Goddard
Scientist
5-Oct-1882 10-Aug-1945 Father of modern rocketry
Thomas Gold
Scientist
22-May-1920 22-Jun-2004 Certain that oil is not a fossil fuel
Bill Gordon
Astronomer
8-Jan-1918 16-Feb-2010 Designed Arecibo radio telescope
James E. Hansen
Scientist
29-Mar-1941   Greenhouse effect and global warming
Victor Francis Hess
Physicist
24-Jun-1883 17-Dec-1964 Proved cosmic origin of radiation
Raymond Hide
Physicist
17-May-1929   Earth's rotation
Michael E. Mann
Physicist
28-Dec-1965   Climate change scientist
Drummond Matthews
Geologist
5-Feb-1931 20-Jul-1997 Plate tectonics
James J. McCarthy
Scientist
?   President of AAAS
Eugene Parker
Astronomer
10-Jun-1927   Solar winds
Joaquin Ruiz
Educator
1951   Science Dean, University of Arizona
Carl Sagan
Astronomer
9-Nov-1934 20-Dec-1996 Popular astronomer, host of Cosmos
Lyman Spitzer, Jr.
Astronomer
26-Jun-1914 31-Mar-1997 Father of space telescopes
James V. Taranik
Geologist
23-Apr-1940 21-Jun-2011 Desert Research Institute
Lonnie Thompson
Scientist
1-Jul-1948   Paleoclimatologist, glaciologist
Stephen Timoshenko
Engineer
23-Dec-1878 29-May-1972 Mechanical engineering professor at Stanford
Merle Tuve
Physicist
27-Jun-1901 20-May-1982 Proximity fuse
Harold C. Urey
Chemist
29-Apr-1893 5-Jan-1981 Discovered Deuterium
James Van Allen
Astronomer
7-Sep-1914 9-Aug-2006 Discovered the Van Allen Belt


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