Scientists From Oregon

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Oregon has produced a number of Scientists who have made it big. These include Terri Irwin, Linus Pauling, George Dantzig, Carl Wieman, Randal L. Schwartz and others.
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Linus Pauling
(One of the Greatest Scientists of All Time & Winner of Two Nobel Prizes)
Linus Pauling
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Birthdate: February 28, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: August 19, 1994

Only person to win two unshared Nobel Prizes, Linus Carl Pauling was an American theoretical physical chemist, who received the 1954 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on nature of chemical bond and 1962 Nobel Prize for Peace for his efforts to stop nuclear weapon testing. Also a prolific writer and educator, he has published 1,200 books and papers.  

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Terri Irwin
(Naturalist Who is The Owner of Australia Zoo in 'Beerwah, Queensland')
Terri Irwin
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Birthdate: July 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer

American–Australian naturalist Terri Irwin is best known as the co-host of The Crocodile Hunter, along with her husband, the late animal expert Steve Irwin. She has also been part of shows such as Croc Files and Crikey! It's the Irwins, and helped in the development of Australia Zoo.

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George Dantzig
(Mathematician, Computer scientist, Statistician)
George Dantzig
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Birthdate: November 8, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: May 13, 2005

Mathematician George Dantzig, known for his research on linear programming, was the first to develop the simplex method. The National Medal of Science winner was the son of mathematician and linguist Tobias Dantzig. He was associated with RAND Corporation and also taught computer science and operations research at Stanford.

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Carl Wieman
(Physicist)
Carl Wieman
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Birthdate: March 26, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries
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Randal L. Schwartz
(Programmer, Teacher, Computer scientist)
Randal L. Schwartz
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Birthdate: November 22, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Louis S. Goodman
(American Pharmacologist Who Pioneered the Chemotherapy Trials Using Nitrogen Mustard)
Louis S. Goodman
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Birthdate: August 27, 1906
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: November 19, 2000

Louis S. Goodman was an American pharmacologist best remembered for his collaboration with Alfred Gilman, Sr. The two authored The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics and pioneered the chemotherapy trials using nitrogen mustard. In 1965, Louis S. Goodman was made a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Daniel S. Kemp
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Birthdate: October 20, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 2, 2020