scientist

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social scientist who specializes in anthropology anthropologist
English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292) Bacon , Roger Bacon
printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is Benjamin Franklin , Franklin
(biology) a scientist who studies living organisms biologist , life scientist
(British slang) a scientist or technician engaged in military research boffin
English natural scientist who formulated a theory of evolution by natural selection (1809-1882) Charles Darwin , Charles Robert Darwin , Darwin
scientist who specializes in chemistry chemist
cognitive scientist who studies the neurophysiological foundations of mental phenomena cognitive neuroscientist
scientist who studies cognitive processes cognitive scientist
scientist who specializes in the theory of computation and the design of computers computer scientist
scientist knowledgeable about cosmography cosmographer , cosmographist
Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519) da Vinci , Leonardo , Leonardo da Vinci
scientist who studies the growth and density of populations and their vital statistics demographer , demographist , population scientist
medical scientist who studies the transmission and control of epidemic diseases epidemiologist
English scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields: heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, anthropology; founder of eugenics and first to use fingerprints for identification (1822-1911) Francis Galton , Galton , Sir Francis Galton
fictional Swiss scientist who was the protagonist in a gothic novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; he created a monster from parts of corpses Frankenstein
English physician and scientist who described the circulation of the blood; he later proposed that all animals originate from an ovum produced by the female of the species (1578-1657) Harvey , William Harvey
English scientist who formulated the law of elasticity and proposed a wave theory of light and formulated a theory of planetary motion and proposed the inverse square law of gravitational attraction and discovered the cellular structure of cork and introd Hooke , Robert Hooke
medical scientist who specializes in immunology immunologist
scientist who devotes himself to doing research investigator , researcher , research worker
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