TAM9 In Memoriam

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This "In Memoriam" presentation lists skeptics, scientists and others relevant to scientific skepticism who have died between July 2010 and July 2011. It ran at the James Randi Educational Foundation's Amazing Meeting 9 (TAM9) in Las Vegas on July 16, 2011 for the 1,650 attendees.

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  • February 11, 1945 - July 19, 2010
  • April 16 1924 - August 12, 2010
  • June 11 1938 - August 20, 2010
  • January 6, 1923 - September 1, 2010
  • May 12, 1926 - September 8, 2010
  • January 22, 1931 - October 11, 2010
  • December 10, 1926 - October 29, 2010
  • September 9, 1932 - November 4, 2010
  • January 12, 1925 - November 14, 2010
  • December 12, 1914 - November 22, 2010
  • 1936 – December 14, 2010
  • January 1, 1945 - December 14, 2010
  • February 9, 1944 - December 28, 2010
  • May 21, 1929 - March 11, 2011
  • December 2, 1925 - March 26, 2011
  • July 28, 1925 – April 5, 2011
  • Sept 16, 1917 - April 24, 2011
  • November 10, 1924 – May 2, 2011
  • June 30, 1969 - May 3, 2011
  • April 30, 1926 - May 5, 2011
  • 23 June 1925 - June 3, 2011
  • 1932 - June 12, 2011
  • TAM9 In Memoriam

    1. 1. IN MEMORIAM <ul><li>JULY 2010 - JULY 2011 </li></ul>
    2. 2. Steve Schneider <ul><li>Climate scientist </li></ul><ul><li>1945 - 2010 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    3. 3. Sir Geoffrey Johnson Smith <ul><li>Scientology critic </li></ul><ul><li>1924 - 2010 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    4. 4. Jack Horkheimer <ul><li>Astronomy popularizer </li></ul><ul><li>1938 - 2010 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    5. 5. Ida J. Camburn <ul><li>Anti-Scientology campaigner </li></ul><ul><li>1923 - 2010 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    6. 6. George C. Williams <ul><li>Evolutionary biologist, NCSE </li></ul><ul><li>1926 - 2010 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    7. 7. Claire Rayner <ul><li>Journalist, “Agony aunt” & </li></ul><ul><li>Humanism supporter </li></ul><ul><li>1931 - 2010 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    8. 8. Geoffrey Crawley <ul><li>Photographer, debunked </li></ul><ul><li>the Cottingley Fairies </li></ul><ul><li>1926 - 2010 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    9. 9. Charles Reynolds <ul><li>Magician, helped Randi </li></ul><ul><li>debunk Geller for </li></ul><ul><li>TIME Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>1932 - 2010 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    10. 10. Morris Goodman <ul><li>Evolutionary biologist, NCSE </li></ul><ul><li>1925 - 2010 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    11. 11. Frank Fenner <ul><li>Virologist, oversaw </li></ul><ul><li>eradication of smallpox </li></ul><ul><li>1914 - 2010 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    12. 12. Robyn Dawes <ul><li>Psychologist who studied </li></ul><ul><li>human irrationality </li></ul><ul><li>1936 - 2010 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    13. 13. David Alexander <ul><li>Magician, advisor to </li></ul><ul><li>Skeptics Society </li></ul><ul><li>1945 - 2010 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    14. 14. Denis Dutton <ul><li>Philosopher, founder of </li></ul><ul><li>New Zealand skeptics </li></ul><ul><li>1944 - 2010 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    15. 15. Walter M. Fitch <ul><li>Evolutionary biologist, NCSE </li></ul><ul><li>1929 - 2011 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    16. 16. Bette Orsini <ul><li>Journalist, won Pulitzer Prize </li></ul><ul><li>for investigation of Scientology </li></ul><ul><li>1925 - 2011 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    17. 17. Barry Blumberg <ul><li>Nobel Laureate, </li></ul><ul><li>invented Hepatitis B </li></ul><ul><li>vaccine </li></ul><ul><li>1925 - 2011 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    18. 18. William C. Bequette <ul><li>Journalist who coined </li></ul><ul><li>the term “flying saucers” </li></ul><ul><li>1917 - 2011 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    19. 19. David Sencer <ul><li>Head of CDC during </li></ul><ul><li>1976 Swine flu </li></ul><ul><li>1924 - 2011 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    20. 20. Derek K. Miller <ul><li>Skeptic, atheist </li></ul><ul><li>1969 - 2011 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    21. 21. Paul Gaylor <ul><li>Freedom From Religion </li></ul><ul><li>Foundation board </li></ul><ul><li>1926 - 2011 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    22. 22. Miriam Karlin <ul><li>Actress, atheist, </li></ul><ul><li>humanist </li></ul><ul><li>1925 - 2011 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM
    23. 23. Anthony Tobin Layng <ul><li>Anthropologist, skeptic </li></ul><ul><li>1932 - 2011 </li></ul>IN MEMORIAM

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