Adams, Scott - creator of Dilbert.
Bell, Alexander Graham (1847 - 1922) Inventor, Teacher of the Deaf. He did research in transmitting speech over wires and invented the first telephone in 1876.
Baer, Ralph (1922-1977) Inventor of the video game, born in Germany. His invention came after Atari. Ralph Baer made the video game in 1966. Soon his invention became very popular.
Clarke, Arthur C. - ( 1917 -?). Writer of science fiction, born in Minehead, Somerset, SW England, UK.
Edison, Thomas Alva (1847 -1931) Inventor. Besides inventing the electric lightbulb, he also did research into the "speaking telegraph". He invented the carbon button transmitter which is still used in telephone speakers and microphones. He was the first person to say "hello" when answering a telephone.
Gray, Elisha (1835 - 1901) Inventor. Also invented a telephone, but filed his patent application three hours after Alexander Graham Bell, and Bell was awarded the patent.
Gutenberg, Johannes -Inventor, born in Germany. Between 1450 and 1455, printed a number of smaller books, a calendar, and a papal Letter of Indulgence.
Henry, Joseph (1791 - 1878) First director of the Smithsonian Institute. He did research in electromagnetism, radio waves, and the telegraph. He also helped Alexander Graham Bell get his research published.
Mendel, Gregor Johann - Gregor was an Austrian monk. His work lead to the theory of hereditary. He was born on July 22, 1822 to a pheasant family in Heinzendorf. He became a substitute teacher at a school in brunn. There he became testing and learning about hereditary and plants. Between 1856-1863 he studied 2800 pea plants! He finally showed his work on hereditary in 1866. Only in 1990 was his work recognized and it wasn't until late 1920's to early 1930 was its true identity was noticed. He died on January 6, 1884 way before he became famous.
Morgan, Thomas Hunt - Was born on 1866 and died on 1945. He was born in Lexington, Kentucky. He was a American bioligist, and geneticist. He discovered how genes pass through the chromosomes using Gregor Mendals laws. He studied embryology and zoology. He worked on the vinegar fly and at the end he and a few room mates decided that chromosomes behave the same way as when Mendal studied the genes. Morgan found out that genes are placed on the chromosomes depending on the shape of the chromosomes. Then after further research Morgan won the nobel prize and became a famous guy. Herman Muller Herman Muller was born on 1890 and died on 1967.
Muller, Herman studied the fruit fly and x-rayed it. He is also known for the effects of nuclear radiation on human genes. Hermann Muller was born in New York and studied at Columbia university. He studied on genetics and zoology. Hermann Muller was a very important guy when he died. He helped the law of the genetics and won the noble prize.
O'Neill, Eugene - (1888 -1953). Playwright. Born October 16, 1888, in New York City.
Orwell, George - (1903-1950). Novelist and essayist. Born Eric Arthur Blair, in Motihari, Bengal, India.
Skinner, B.F. - (1904-1990). Psychologist, educator, author; born in Susquehanna, Pa.
Teller, Edward - (1908 - ?) Physicist known as the “Father of the Hydrogen Bomb,” born in Budapest, Hungary.
Watson, Thomas A. (1854 - 1934) James Waston was born 1928. He was born in Chicago. He is a biochemist who helped determine the structure of the nuclear acid in the DNA. His first goal was to find out how the genetic characteristics transfer from generation to generation which he completed. He shared a noble prize for that discovery. His second goal was to map the whole human DNA which he has yet to do. Alexander Graham Bell's assistant, Farmer, Shipbuilder, Miner, Actor. He helped Bell invent the telephone and received the first telephone call, "Watson, -- come here -- I want you".
Wenner, Gren, Axel Lennart Dr. - He was a swedish industrialist. He was born June 5, 1881 in Uddevalla, Sweden. He was viewed as a precursor of globalization concepts.
Wright,Frank Lloyd -(1869-1959).Architect. Born June 8, 1869 in Richland Center, Wisonsin.