List of Catholic scientists

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Many Catholics, both clerics and laypersons alike, have made significant contributions to the development of science and mathematics from the Middle Ages to today. These scientists include Galileo Galilei,[1] René Descartes,[2] Nicolas Copernicus, Louis Pasteur,[3] Blaise Pascal, André-Marie Ampère, Gregor Mendel, Charles-Augustin de Coulomb, Pierre de Fermat, Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, Marin Mersenne, Alessandro Volta,[4] Augustin-Louis Cauchy, Pierre Duhem, Jean-Baptiste Dumas, Roger Boscovich,[5] Pierre Gassendi, and Georgius Agricola.

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Saint Albert Magnus, a pioneer of biological field research

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  1. ^ Stephen Hawking; A Brief History of Time, 1996; p. 194-195
  2. ^ "René Descartes". Newadvent.org. Retrieved 30 May 2012. ...preferred to avoid all collision with ecclesiastical authority. 
  3. ^ a b Vallery-Radot, Maurice (1994). Pasteur. Paris: Perrin. pp. 377–407. 
  4. ^ a b "Gli scienziati cattolici che hanno fatto lItalia". Zenit. 
  5. ^ Pavle Knezović – Ruđer Bošković's songs on Virgin Mary, Obnovljeni život, Vol.50 No.5 Rujan 1995. http://hrcak.srce.hr/file/3574
  6. ^ George Agricola
  7. ^ Guareschi, Icilio (1911). "Amedeo Avogadro e la sua opera scientifica". Opere scelte di Amedeo Avogadro. Turin: Accademia delle scienze. pp. i–cxl. 
  8. ^ "Evolution: Religion: Science and Faith". Pbs.org. Retrieved July 26, 2010. 
  9. ^ Dreifus, Claudia (April 27, 1999). "A CONVERSATION WITH: FRANCISCO J. AYALA; Ex-Priest Takes the Blasphemy Out of Evolution". New York Times. Retrieved April 24, 2009. 
  10. ^ Brown, Andrew (2005). J. D. Bernal: the sage of science. Oxford [Oxfordshire]: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-851544-8. 
  11. ^ Brown 2005, pp. 1–3
  12. ^ http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/Biographies/Bott.html
  13. ^ http://www.ams.org/notices/200605/fea-bott-2.pdf
  14. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg Obituary: James Britten.
  15. ^ Mateo Realdo Colombo
  16. ^ http://www.csupomona.edu/~nova/scientists/articles/cori.html
  17. ^ http://www.adherents.com/people/pe/John_Eccles.html John Eccles
  18. ^ Weishaupt, Till (December 2007). "Glauben Sie an Gott?". Cicero. Retrieved 2008-06-05. Translated from German: Oh, yes, I believe in God. (…) I am a Christian and I try to live as a Christian (…) I read the Bible very often and I try to understand it. 
  19. ^ Armand-Hippolyte-Louis Fizeau
  20. ^ Sharratt (1994, pp. 17, 213)
  21. ^ Woods, Thomas E. How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization. Washington, DC: Regnery Pub., 2005. (p. 95–96)
  22. ^ "Peter Grünberg – Autobiography". 
  23. ^ Jean-Baptiste-Julien D'Omalius Halloy
  24. ^ http://www.nap.edu/html/biomems/jharsanyi.pdf
  25. ^ Levi, Hilde (1985), George de Hevesy : life and work : a biography, Bristol: A. Hilger, p. 14, ISBN 978-0-85274-555-7 
  26. ^ http://www.catholicnews.com/data/briefs/cns/20121023.htm#head1
  27. ^ http://www.austindiocese.org/newsletter_article_view.php?id=7177
  28. ^ Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier
  29. ^ A Science Odyssey: People and Discoveries: Big bang theory is introduced
  30. ^ Marcello Malpighi
  31. ^ http://research.brown.edu/pdf/1100924768.pdf?nocache=1322280569
  32. ^ http://drpetermoloney.com
  33. ^ Giovanni Battista Morgagni
  34. ^ Johann Müller
  35. ^ http://www.adherents.com/people/pm/Joseph_Murray.html
  36. ^ Regis, Ed (1992-11-08). "Johnny Jiggles the Planet". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-02-04. 
  37. ^ Halmos, P.R. (1973). "The Legend of von Neumann". The American Mathematical Monthly. 80 (4): 382–394. doi:10.2307/2319080. JSTOR 2319080. 
  38. ^ Louis Pasteur
  39. ^ http://www.haaretz.com/news/features/this-day-in-jewish-history/this-day-in-jewish-history-death-of-a-nobel-chemist.premium-1.501731
  40. ^ Dickerson, R. E. (2008). "Max Perutz and the secret of life, by Georgina Ferry". Protein Science : A Publication of the Protein Society. 17 (2): 377–379. doi:10.1110/ps.073363908. PMC 2222719Freely accessible. 
  41. ^ "Max Perutz OM". The Daily Telegraph. London. February 7, 2002. 
  42. ^ George von Peuerbach
  43. ^ Jean Picard
  44. ^ Knepper, P. (2005). "Michael Polanyi and Jewish Identity". Philosophy of the Social Sciences. 35 (3): 263–293. doi:10.1177/0048393105277986. 
  45. ^ Henri Victor Regnault
  46. ^ Eliel, Ernest L., Frederick Dominic Rossini, Biographical Memoirs, National Academy of Sciences.
  47. ^ François Vieta, Seigneur de La Bigottière
  48. ^ The Princeton Companion to Mathematics. Ed. Timothy Gowers. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008. (p.770).
  49. ^ Official Biography of Zichichi at the Ettore Majorana Foundation
  50. ^ Antonino Zichichi; Richard C. Ragaini; Ettore M (2001). International Seminar on Nuclear War and Planetary Emergencies: 25th session. p. 4. ISBN 9789812797001.