Deceased Inductees

The Creation Science Hall of Fame recognizes scientists, living or dead, who have contributed to our understanding of creation and the Creator. Modern science began with the Renaissance, so the Hall of Fame begins there also.

Charles Piazzi Smyth

Charles Piazzi SmythCharles Piazzi Smyth (1819 -1900) was Astronomer Royal for Scotland and Professor of Astronomy at the University of Edinburgh. He also made extensive studies at the Great Pyramid in Egypt and became a founder and leader of the cult of pyramidology and Anglo-Israelism. He also published many significant studies on astronomy and meteorology.

Balfour Stewart

Balfour StewartBalfour Stewart (1828 -1887) was a Scottish physicist who saw no conflict between the facts of science and the fundamentals of Christianity, expressing this conviction in a number of popular writings.

Charles Stine

Charles Stine (1882-1954) was for many years Director of Research for the E. I. duPont company. As an organic chemist with many degrees and honors, he developed many new products and patents for his company. He was a man of top eminence in his field, but also a simple believing Christian. He frequently spoke to scientific and university audiences concerning his faith and also wrote a small book entitled^ Chemist and His Bible. After a stirring exposition of the gospel and an appeal to accept Christ, Dr. Stine gave this testimony of the Creator.

George Stokes

Sir George Stokes, BaronetSir George Gabriel Stokes, First Baronet (1819 - 1903) was a great British physicist and mathematician, making major contributions in many fields. One of the most significant of his studies was the development of the science of real fluids, laying the foundation of the modern engineering science of fluid mechanics.

Lord Rayleigh

John William Strutt, Third Baron Rayleigh (1842 -1919) was the successor to Maxwell at Cambridge and continued his studies on the electromagnetic wave motions, making noteworthy contributions in optics, sonics, and gas dynamics. He was also the co-discoverer of argon and the rare gases. Perhaps his most significant work was in developing the important scientific tools of similitude and dimensional analysis. He was also well known as a sincere Christian believer. As a prefix to his published papers he wrote:

Peter Guthrie Tait

P. G. TaitPeter Guthrie Tait (1831 -1901) was a Scottish physicist and mathematician who laid the foundation for vector analysis and other techniques of advanced mathematics and mathematical physics.

Rudolph Virchow

Rudolph VirchowRudolph Carl Virchow (1821 -1902) is included here because of his strong opposition to the evolutionary teachings of Darwin and Haeckel, as well as his strong social conscience. He opposed the racist teachings of Nietzsche and Bismarck and was responsible for major hospital reforms and public health measures.

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.

William Whewell

William WhewellWilliam Whewell (1794-1866) served at Cambridge University as an Anglican clergyman almost all his life. As a scientist he authored one of the Bridgewater Treatises: Astronomy and General Physics Considered with Reference to Natural Theology. His scientific interests were wide ranging.

John C. Whitcomb

John C. WhitcombDr. John C. Whitcomb has been a professor of Old Testament and theology for nearly 60 years, and is widely recognized as a leading Biblical scholar. He taught at Grace Theological Seminary in Winona Lake, Ind., from 1951 to 1990, and gained much recognition for his work on The Genesis Flood (Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company), which he co-authored with Dr. Henry Morris in 1961. This book has been credited as one of the major catalysts for the modern Biblical creationism movement.