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What have creationists done for science?

Eric Hovind May 26th, 2011

Creationists hear this type of argument all the time, “What have creationists done for science?”  I remember researching this a while back and coming across a list from www.creationinfo.com/list.htm.  I wanted to simply list it out here in this blog for you to see. Feel free to go to the article and to the rest of their site to see what is happening over there.

A list of creation scientists who are/were contributors to science

  1. Dr. Raymond Damadian – Inventor of the MRI device
  2. Dr. Raymond Jones – CSIRO Gold Medal; detoxified Leucaena for livestock consumption
  3. Dr. Keith Wanser – 48 published papers, seven U.S. patents (Professor of Physics, Cal State Fullerton)
  4. Dr. Russell Humphreys – Successful planetary magnetic predictions (nuclear physicist, Sandia National Laboratories )
  5. Dr. Kurt Wise – Ph.D. in paleontology under Stephen J. Gould at Harvard
  6. Jules H. Poirier – Designer of radar FM altimeter on Apollo Lunar Landing Module
  7. Dr. Sinaseli Tshibwabwa – Discovered seven new species of fish in the Congo
  8. Dr. Saami Shaibani – “International Expert” by the US Depts of Labor and Justice; 100 published articles; B.A. (Hon.), M.A., M.S., D.Ph.; physics professor and researcher

Intelligent design:

  1. Dr. Henry F. Schaefer III – Five-time Nobel nominee; professor of chemistry at the University of Georgia
  2. Dr. William S. Harris – $3.5 million in research grants; author of more than 70 scientific papers; Director of the Lipoprotein Research Laboratory at Saint Luke’s Hospital; Chair in Metabolism and Vascular Biology; Professor of Medicine at the University of Missouri

Others:

Dr. Emmett L. Williams, Ph.D. Materials Engineering
Dr. David A. Kaufmann, Ph.D. Anatomy
Dr. Glen W. Wolfrom, Ph.D. Ruminant Nutrition
Dr. Theodore P. Aufdemberge, Ph.D. Physical Geography
Dr. Eugene F. Chaffin, Ph.D. Physics
Dr. George F. Howe, Ph.D. Botany
Dr. Wayne F. Frair, Ph.D. Serology
Dr. John R. Meyer, Ph.D. Zoology
Dr. Robert Goette, Ph.D. Chemistry
Dr. Lane Lester, Ph.D. Genetics, Purdue University
Dr. Andrew Snelling, Ph.D. Geology, University of Sydney
Dr. Don Batten, Consultant plant physiologist [degree?]
Dr. Gary Parker, Ed.D. Biology/Geology, Ball State University
Dr. John Baumgardner, Los Alamos Laboratories
Dr. Donald B. DeYoung, Ph.D., Physics, Grace College, Winona Lake, Indiana
Dr. Eric Norman, Ph.D., Biochemistry, Texas A&M University
Dr. Clifford A. Wilson, Archaeologist, author of Crash go the Chariots
Michael Oard, M.S., Atmospheric Science, University of Washington, meteorologist
Keyoshi Takahashi, Ph.D., Botany, research published in Nature
Dr. Andy McIntosh, Reader in Combustion Theory, Leeds University, U.K.
Dr. George Marshall, Ph.D., Ophthalmic Science, University of Glasgow, Scotland, chartered biologist, member of the Institute of Biology
Dr. Danny Faulkner, Ph.D. Astronomy, Indiana University, Associate Professor, University of South Carolina, Lancaster
Dr. David Menton, Associate Professor of Anatomy, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
Prof. Maciej Giertych, Ph.D. (Toronto), D.S.(Poznan), head of the Genetics Dept. of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Dendrology, Kornik, Poland.
Dr. James Allan, M.S. Agriculture, PhD., retired senior lecturer in the Dept. of Genetics, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Dr. Andre Eggen, Ph.D. Animal Genetics, Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland, research scientist for the French government
Dr. Brian Stone, Ph.D., Head of the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of Western Australia
Dr. Donald Chittick, Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, Oregon State University, Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Puget Sound
Dr. Giuseppe Sermonti, Ph.D., geneticist and microbiologist, served as Professor of Genetics at University of Palermo and University of Perugia
Dr. Andre Eggen, Institute Nationale de la Agrinomique of France, working on genetic defect in cows known as the Bulldog gene defect
Dave Phillips, M.S. Physical Anthropology, California State University, working on Ph.D. in paleontology
Jonathan D. Sarfati, Ph.D., F.M., Ph.D. Chemistry, Victoria Univeristy, Wellington, New Zealand, New Zealand chess champion

Dr. Jack Cuozzo, orthodontist, D.D.S., University of Pennsylvania and M.S. Oral Biology, Loyola University of Chicago, original researcher of Neanderthals, author of Buried Alive [this book sets forth the thesis that human craniofacial structures continue to change with aging and that Neanderthals were humans who lived to be hundreds of years old (post-flood). If anything, humans are devolving.]

Dr. Joseph Mastropaolo, physiologist for the human engine of the Gossamer Condor and Gossamer Albatross man-powered flight projects (reported in National Geographic), received doctorate from University of Iowa. Dr. Mastropaolo does not believe evolution qualifies as science.

Dr. Robert A. Herrmann. Professor of Mathematics, U. S. Naval Academy
Dr. Ian Macreadie, Molecular biology and microbiology researcher, Principal Research Scientist

From the past:

Kepler – Laws of planetary motion.
Francis Bacon – Contributed to formalization of scientific method
Linnaeus – Classification
John Ray – Founder of biological science
Robert Boyle – Founder of modern chemistry
Sir Isaac Newton – Gravity, optics, calculus
Blaise Pascal – Mathematics, calculating machine, air pressure
Charles Babbage – Invented “difference engine”; designed computer
Gregor Mendel – First studies of heredity
James Joule – Physics
William Thomson, Lord Kelvin – Physics
Michael Faraday – Physics
John Dalton – Chemistry
Louis Pasteur – Immunization, disproof of spontaneous generation
Sir John Herschel – Mathematician and astronomer
James Clerk Maxwell – Physicist, developed theory of electromagnetism
Adam Sedgwick – Geologist
Andrew Murray – Entomologist
Richard Owen – Coined the term “dinosaur”
Louis Agassiz – Founder of modern glacial geology
Werner von Braun – Leader of early U.S. space program
James Irwin – Astronaut, walked on the moon
A.E. Wilder-Smith (deceased) – Three earned doctorates, master of seven languages, U.N. advisor