Facts on Columbia University faculty

Franz Boas

Was an anthropologist of German-American descent.

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Enrico Fermi

Was an Italian experimental and theoretical physicist.

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Murray Gell-Mann

Is an American physicist who is credited with the introduction of the concept of quarks.

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Thomas Hunt Morgan

Was an American biologist known for his extensive work in species variation among many other scientific breakthroughs.

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Theodosius Dobzhansky

Was an esteemed biologist who worked in the fields of genetics and evolution with many contributions to the world of science.

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Noam Chomsky

Is an American philosopher, historian, linguist and activist.

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George Gaylord Simpson

was an American paleontologist.

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Willard Libby

Was an American chemist best known as the developer of the radiocarbon dating technique for which he received the Nobel Prize in 1960.

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Erwin Chargaff

was an Austrian biochemist.

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Leo Szilard

A Hungarian-American physicist and inventor.

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Maria Goeppert-Mayer

A German born American theoretical physicist.

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Virginia Apgar

An American obstetrical anesthesiologist.

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