Deceased Inductee

deceased inductee to CSHF

Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi, photographed in 1908Guglielmo Marconi (1874–1937) received the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics for his invention of the first successful system of wireless telegraphy. Marconi is the inventor of the radio; his revolutionary work made possible the electronic communications of the modern world.

Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei. Portrait by Justus Sustermans painted in 1636. National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) discovered the laws of falling bodies and of the parabolic path of projectiles. He studied the motions of pendulums, and he investigated mechanics and the strength of materials.

Cecil P. G. Wakeley

Sir Cecil P. G. Wakeley (1892-1979) was President of the Evolution Protest Movement in England for 18 years,as well as President of the Bible League. He was an eminent surgeon, having served as Surgeon Rear Admiral in the Second World War, and then as Professor of Surgery in the University of London, as well as President of the Royal College of Surgeons. He received many honors in his field of science.

L. Merson Davies

Lewis Merson Davies (1890-1960) , long an active participant in England's Evolution Protest Movement, was a strong conservative Christian and Bible student. He held both a Ph.D. and D. Sc. in geology and was a working geologist and paleontologist for about 30 years, publishing many significant articles in British geological journals. He participated in a number of creation/evolution debates with such leading British evolutionists as J. B. S. Haldane and others. He also published at least one widely used book defending the scientific inerrancy of the Bible.

Arthur Rendle Short

Arthur Rendle Short (1885 -1955) was a prominent evangelical leader, active in campus evangelism and in apologetics, writing a number of excellent books in defense of the Christian faith. He was professor of surgery for many years at the University of Bristol.

Excerpted from Men of Science, Men of God by Henry M. Morris. Copyright 1982, 1988 by Henry M. Morris. Used by permission. RETURN TO LIST OF DECEASED INDUCTEES.

Sir William Abney

Sir William AbneySir William de Wiveleslie Abney (1843 -1920) was the son of a clergyman and firmly believed in the harmony of science and Scripture. As president of both the Royal Astronomical Society and the Royal Physical Society, he made a number of significant studies identifying interstellar molecules through studies of spectroscopic absorption.


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