Steady State theory
In cosmology, the Steady State theory is a now-obsolete expanding universe model alternative to the Big Bang theory of the Universe and its origin. In steady state views, new matter is continuously c...
Louis B. Slichter
Louis Byrne Slichter (May 19, 1896 – March 25, 1978) was an American physicist and geophysicist who directed the Institute of Geophysics at UCLA. Slichter was notable for, among other things, earth ti...
Hugh W. Hardy
Major General Hugh W. Hardy (December 10, 1924 – April 3, 2003) was a United States Marine Corps Reserves major general and a geoscientist. Hardy served with the Marine Corps Reserves for 40 years. I...
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William Zisman
Dr. William Albert Zisman (1905–1986) was an American chemist and geophysicist.
He was born in Albany, NY and spent his youth in Providence, RI up to the age of 14 when his family moved to Washing...
John Vidale
John Emilio Vidale (March 15, 1959 –) is an American-born seismologist who specializes in examining seismograms to explore features within the Earth. He received the American Geophysical Union's...
Thomas Gold
Thomas Gold (May 22, 1920 – June 22, 2004) was an Austrian-born astrophysicist, a professor of astronomy at Cornell University, a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, and a ...
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Keiiti Aki
Keiiti Aki (安芸 敬一, Aki Keiichi, March 3, 1930 – May 17, 2005) was a Japanese-American professor of Geophysics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), seismologist, a...
James Kasting
James Fraser Kasting (born January 2, 1953) is an American geoscientist and Distinguished Professor at Penn State University. Kasting was educated at Harvard University and the University of Michigan...
Walter C. Pitman, III
Walter Clarkson Pitman, III is a geophysicist and a professor emeritus at Columbia University. His measurements of magnetic anomalies on the ocean floor supported the Morley–Vine–Matthews hypothesis e...
Don L. Anderson
Don Lynn Anderson (March 5, 1933 – December 2, 2014) was an American geophysicist who made significant contributions to the understanding of the origin, evolution, structure, and composition of E...
Albert P. Crary
Albert Paddock Crary (1911–1987), was a pioneer polar geophysicist and glaciologist. He made it to the North (on May 3, 1952, with Joseph O. Fletcher and William P. Benedict) and then to the South Pol...
John Elliott Nafe
John Elliott (Jack) Nafe (born July 22, 1914, Seattle; died April 6, 1996) was an American oceanographer and geophysicist best known for his work on acoustic propagation in the oceans and solid earth....
Hugo Benioff
Victor Hugo Benioff (September 14, 1899 – February 1, 1968) was an American seismologist and a professor at the California Institute of Technology. He is best remembered for his work in charting the l...
Stephen E. Haggerty
Stephen E. "Steve" Haggerty (born 1938) is an American geophysicist and Fulbright scholar. He served as a principal investigator in the U.S. Apollo and the Soviet Luna sample return programs. The meta...
Ross Stein
Ross Stein is a geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park, California.
He graduated Magna cum Laude and with Honors from Brown University in 1975, received a Ph.D. from Stanford U...
Paul Silver
Paul Gordon Silver (November 30, 1948 – August 7, 2009) was an American seismologist.A member of the research staff at the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism of the Carnegie Institution of Washington...
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Harry Hammond Hess
Harry Hammond Hess (May 24, 1906 – August 25, 1969) was a geologist and United States Navy officer in World War II.Considered one of the "founding fathers" of the unifying theory of plate tectonics, R...
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John G. Anderson
John G. Anderson (born 1948) is an American seismologist and Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. Anderson specializes in studies of strong ground motion and seismic hazards. He was Director o...
Scott Forbush
Scott Ellsworth Forbush (April 10, 1904 – April 4, 1984) was an American astronomer, physicist and geophysicist who is recognized as having laid the observational foundations for many of the central f...
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H. Jay Melosh
Dr. H. Jay Melosh (born June 23, 1947) is an American geophysicist, renowned as an expert on impact cratering. He earned a degree in physics from Princeton University and a doctoral degree in physics ...
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Henry Pollack (geophysicist)
Henry Pollack is emeritus professor of geophysics at the University of Michigan. Pollack received his Ph.D in 1963 from the University of Michigan. He is also an advisor to the National Science Founda...
Eugene McDermott
Eugene McDermott (1899-1973) was a geophysicist and co-founder first of Geophysical Service and later of Texas Instruments.Born in Brooklyn, New York, on February 12, 1899. He graduated from Stevens I...
Marcia McNutt
Marcia Kemper McNutt (born February 19, 1952) is an American geophysicist who is editor-in-chief of the journal Science. McNutt holds a visiting appointment at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography ...
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Clyde Wahrhaftig
Clyde A. Wahrhaftig (December 1, 1919 – April 6, 1994) was an American geophysicist. His research included the geology of the Sierra Nevada, the California Coast Ranges, and the glacier...
Margaret G. Kivelson
Margaret G. Kivelson is an American space physicist, planetary scientist, and Distinguished Professor Emerita of Space Physics at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her primary research inte...
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Christian T. Elvey
Christian Thomas Elvey (April 1, 1899 – March 1, 1970) was an American astronomer and geophysicist.He was born in Phoenix, Arizona to John A. and Lizzie Christina (Née Miller). As a student at the Un...
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J. Marvin Herndon
J. Marvin Herndon (born 1944) is an American interdisciplinary scientist, who earned his BA degree in physics in 1970 from the University of California, San Diego and his Ph.D. degree in nuclear chemi...
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