Scientists From Florida

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Florida has produced a number of Scientists who have made it big. These include John Archibald Wheeler, Alan Eustace, George F. Smoot, Mark Adler, Blake Ross and others.
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John Archibald Wheeler
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Birthdate: July 9, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: April 13, 2008

American theoretical-physicist John Archibald Wheeler, who worked as professor of physics at Princeton University for most of his career, is best-known for co-developing the concept of Breit–Wheeler process, popularising the term black hole, and helping in designing and building the hydrogen bomb. He also invented several terms like quantum foam and wormhole, and hypothesized the one-electron universe.

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Alan Eustace
(Computer Scientist)
Alan Eustace
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Birthdate: 1957 AD
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Mark Adler
(Mathematician, Physicist, Computer scientist)
Mark Adler
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Birthdate: April 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Aries
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Michael Persinger
(Psychologist, Neuroscientist, Ufologist, University teacher)
Michael Persinger
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Birthdate: June 26, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Blake Ross
(Computer scientist, Engineer, Programmer, Blogger)
Blake Ross
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Birthdate: June 12, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
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George F. Smoot
(American Astrophysicist, Cosmologist and Winner of 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics)
George F. Smoot
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Birthdate: February 20, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces

Nobel Prize-winning physicist George F. Smoot is best known for his research on the big-bang model. He and his Nobel co-recipient, John C. Mather, helped NASA develop the COBE. He has also appeared on many TV shows and won a million dollars on Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?

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Michael W. Young
(American Biologist, Geneticist and Winner of 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine)
Michael W. Young
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Birthdate: March 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries

Michael W. Young is a biologist and geneticist. He has spent several years studying genetically controlled patterns of sleep and wakefulness within the fly species Drosophila melanogaster. Along with Jeffrey C. Hall and Michael Rosbash, he was awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. His wife, Laurel Eckhardt, is also a biologist and the couple often collaborates professionally. 

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Katherine B. Hoffman
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Birthdate: August 1, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 18, 2020
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Harold Ginsberg
(American Microbiologist Known for His Pioneering Research on AIDS, Hepatitis-B and Other Infectious Disease)
Harold Ginsberg
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Birthdate: May 27, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: February 2, 2003
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John Chipman
(Chemist)
John Chipman
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Birthdate: April 25, 1897
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 14, 1983