Scientists From Maine

Maine has produced a number of Scientists who have made it big. These include Jessica Meir, Hudson Maxim, Victor A. McKusick, William Cranch Bond, Addison Emery Verrill and others.

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Jessica Meir
(NASA astronaut)

Jessica Meir
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Birthdate: July 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer

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Victor A. McKusick
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Birthdate: October 21, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: July 22, 2008

Victor A. McKusick was an American medical geneticist and internist. Widely regarded as the father of medical genetics, McKusick was an ardent supporter of the mapping of the human genome. A celebrated geneticist, Victor A. McKusick won many prestigious awards including the Benjamin Franklin Medal for his contribution to science. 

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Hudson Maxim
(Inventor)

Hudson Maxim
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Birthdate: February 3, 1853
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 6, 1927

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William Cranch Bond
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Birthdate: September 9, 1789
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: January 29, 1859

Born to a clockmaker father, William Cranch Bond made his first clock at 15 and then took over his father’s William Bond Clock Shop. Watching a solar eclipse pushed him into astronomy, and he ended up discovering Hyperion, the eighth moon of Saturn. He was also the Harvard Observatory’s first director.

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Addison Emery Verrill
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Birthdate: February 9, 1839
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 10, 1926

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Merritt Lyndon Fernald
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Birthdate: October 5, 1873
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 22, 1950

Fannie Hardy Eckstorm
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Birthdate: June 18, 1865
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 31, 1946
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