Dr. John S. Lewis

Dr. John S. Lewis

Dr. John S. Lewis space scientist He has research interests in the applications of chemistry to planetary sciences and space development.  He joined the Church in Boston while teaching at MIT.  His books include: Books: Worlds Without End: The Exploration of Planets...
Steve Jones

Steve Jones

Steve Jones physicist He is a professor of physics at BYU and gained recognition during he cold fusion controversy of the early 1990’s. His claims were much more modest than those of the University of Utah, and he is still well respected in the field. Source:...
H. Tracy Hall

H. Tracy Hall

H. Tracy Hall chemist He developed the tetrahedron press and was the first to produce synthetic diamonds. Source: Famous LDS Scientists Born in Ogden, Utah, and raised a Mormon in rural Marriott, Hall was a bookish child whose ambition was to follow in the footsteps...
Wilford Gardner

Wilford Gardner

Wilford Gardner geologist He described the movement of water through unsaturated soils by reference to capillary potential. For this and other work, the American Society of Agronomy called him “the father of soil physics.” He served as dean at UC Berkley....
Harvey Fletcher

Harvey Fletcher

Harvey Fletcher (1884-1981) physicist As a graduate student, he worked with Millikan and together they were the first to measure the charge on an electron. Millikan won the noble prize for that work. Fletcher directed research at Bell Labs where he played a central...
Henry Eyring

Henry Eyring

Henry Eyring (1901-1981) was a world-renowned theoretical chemist. He was born in Mexico and received a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of California, Berkely. He was a professor of chemistry at Princeton University for 15 years and later served as the dean of...

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