|Ampuh Puan Nandini is a hero to her daughter, Bella.||Andrea Suzanne Peterson is a hero to her little sister, Lindsey.||Anita Mummert makes a difference in the lives of children, as a foster parent.||Annie Glenn the wife of astronaut and senator John Glenn, is an inspiration for people with all kinds of disabilities.||Argelia Rivas de Prom is a champion tennis player who inspires her granddaughter.||Art Miki founded the National Association for Japanese Canadians to help redress Japanese rights lost during WWII.|
|Betty Rommetvedt Zagel is a caring mother and grandmother and continues to use her gifts to give to others||Brice Cunningham is a hero to his sister because of his attitude, drive and wisdom.||Calista M. Pierce makes and sells crafts to raise money for the Special Olympics.||Catherine Malonza saved her brother's life.||Cathie Campbell is raising three daughters on her own and works with autistic children||Christian Roberts is a cancer survivor who taught his sister to appreciate the precious gift of life.|
|Cleo (Yaiya) inspires her granddaughter with her strength and sense of humor.||Clint L. Hines inspires his granddaughter with his humility, compassion and faith.||Clyde Briley inspires his granddaughter to make a difference in the world.||Dad taught us about integrity, friendship, and putting in 100% of ourselves in anything we take on.||Dan & Amy Eldon are not only Kathy Eldon's children; they are also her heroes.||David L. Kaplan is like a father to Becky Weitzman.|
|David Lissak helped teens get back into school and will be missed by his family.||Denise Buchner is a hero to her son, Oliver, because she helps people in Third World countries.||Derwin and Tori gave Ian, and other kids, a chance at a better life.||Dick Hoyt is a dedicated Dad who breaks down barriers to his son's disability.||Doris Marie Swords Poppler inspired her granddaughter with her community activism.||Dorothy (Mama Dot) Humbert inspired her family when she went back to college in her 70s.|
|Dwayne Johnson is a role model for his proud younger brother, Kevin.||Elena Vasilishyna beloved by daughter and community in Belarus.||Erika is a hero|
to her father,
|Ernest Jones, Sr. is admired by his granddaughter for having ''birthed a generation of leaders.''||Esther Okafor inspires her daughter to be a doctor.||Esther Pfannensteil inspires her granddaughter with her generosity and deep faith.|
|Etshteyn Michael was a Russian opera singer and his granddaughter's hero.||Family and Friends A first grade class from New York tell us about their family heroes.||Family-to-Family links well-off families to others in need||FAMOUS FATHERS who created something great.||FATHER FIGURES can be a friend or teacher or even the neighborhood grocer.||Fathers are heroes too!|
|Gatha N. Hegwood was a hero to her grandchild, Rebekah||George Ritter von Trapp with courage and wit defended his family and country.||Gerda Weissmann Klein is a Holocaust survivor and a hero to her great-great niece.||Grace Croft Montgomery Kelly inspired her granddaughter to return to college in her forties to earn her degree.||Graham Hartley Woolfall was an accomplished architect who is admired and loved by his great granddaughter.||Harry N. Frenchak is the greatest man his son has ever known.|
|Harry Tao sets a wonderful example for his stepdaughter.||Heather Martina's Aunt Heather leaves everything to help others.||Hj. I.Rochmah was a beloved single mother who raised 13 children.||Hoang V. Vu never gives up; he knows there is always hope and teaches his daughter that 'Every little thing helps!'||Ivan Babak is a hardworking immigrant father from Ukraine who helped build a caring and sharing community.||James John Christenson Jr. is a life-saving firefighter and a kindhearted, loving, stepfather.|
|Jason Carpenter is a hero to his sister because of his strength, attitude and bravery in recovering from open heart surgery.||Jeni Stepanek is an ambassador for Muscular Dystrophy who continues to spread her son Mattie's message of peace.||Jennifer Porter is a hero to her daughter, Stephanie, because of the way she humbly cares for her family and others.||Jeremy Glick was a hero of Flight 93 and Emmy's beloved father.||Jill Pyle is a teacher, a community volunteer, and a hero to Sammy.||Jillian inspires her sister, Rachel, with her courage and compassion.|
|Jim Coplin inspires his friend, Shauna, by the way he lives his life.||Joe Pinkerton is a hero to his daughter because he invents things that make the world a better place.||John Baggs was like a father to many.||John Fowler is a beloved father with a true spirit for adventure.||Joneice proved |
how strong a
kid can be to her
|José Antonio Knight Hernández is tireless reporter and editor, a dedicated father, and a loving husband.|
|Joseph Marcel Shook Jr. is a compassionate community leader and a hero to his son, Joseph.||Karla Diane Hurrell and her husband have fostered over 150 children.||Kathy Eldon inspired by her son, works for peace and tolerance.||Kelly Barnhill inspires her daughter with her commitment to help children with developmental disorders.||Lady Bird Johnson inspired her great-granddaughter with her kindness and care for the environment.||Leo A Strutner believed that if you love the people around you, the love will return to you as happiness.|
|Lewis E. Seeley was an inspiration to his great-nephew, for his bravery and sense of humor.||Linda Hart is her granddaughter Rachel's role model in life.||Lindsay Leigh Kimmett inspires her cousin to live life to the fullest and never stop growing.||Linh Le provides for, protects, and loves his wife and his admiring son, Danny.||Lula Mae Walker has been a foster parent to 300 kids.||Lyndon B. Johnson was John's great grandfather and the 36th President of the United States.|
|Mahsuda Ali is admired by her daughter for being brave, kind and caring.||Malick Seck is respected by his community and family for his humanitarian works, and his wisdom and dedication.||Marija Intihar taught her granddaughter the importance of optimism and love||Mark Richard Casagrande bravely battled |
cancer and was his daughter's hero.
|Matthew C. Bausch wants to build a physical therapy facility.||Matthew D. Cohen rescued his brother in a peaceful way.|
|Matthew Renna is a magical wood carver who inspires his family.||Meredith Nelle Herndon inspires her sister to live life to the fullest.||Michael James Lachtrup has taught his daughter to see the beauty and goodness in the world around her.||My Father, Arthur Newman Actor, businessman, philanthropist Paul Newman on his dad.||My Grandma teaches her grandchildren that hard work and courage can help them overcome difficult times.||My Mom, Christine raised three kids as a single mother and helps women and children escape abuse and violence|
|My Mom, Michelle helped her family cope and stick together through difficult times||My Sister: Jennifer Bird Women's basketball star Sue Bird talks about her sister and her hero: Jen Bird||Natalie Darwitz is an Olympic hockey champion who inspires her cousin with her perseverance and leadership skills.||Nicholas Nicholson inspires his son with his hard work and care for his family and community.||Oscar R. Ortiz is a devoted family man who became a minister and now helps the poor.||Paco, My Dyslexic Hero Grandpa Paco shows Skye that she can succeed at anything...|
|Papa Lloyd did not let his blindness keep him from serving his community.||Patrick and Angie Palmer are heroes to the young hero, Amber||Paul Confiant is a loving and caring father to his son, P.J.||Paula Watson is a role model to her granddaughter, Missy.||Peter E. Franz has worked very hard to become who he is today, and is his daughter's hero.||Phyllis Utircia Simmons is an inspiration to her daughter, Miriam|
|Piet Kroon is a talented Dutch filmmaker and devoted dad.||Puring Estigo inspired her grandson, Marlon, with her love and faith in God.||Rachel Schloesser inspires her younger sister with her upbeat attitude and positive outlook on life.||Raja Weksler helped her daughter survive in a concentration camp.||Ralph Walter Perdue helped found the Fairbanks Native Association, advocating for local natives.||Richard Lou Ellert is his son, Jesse's, hero.|
|Robert E. Kimura, M.D. is a hero to his niece in and out of the operating room.||Robert Edward Doherty was an WWII veteran, a noted historian and author, and a beloved father, husband, grandfather, and friend.||Ronald V. Dellums is a former U.S. Congressman who fought against apartheid in South Africa.||Rose Marie Thomas donated time and effort to combatting childhood catastrophic diseases.||Ruth Kaminsky Michele's great grandmother escaped terrible tragedy and danger in Poland and created a new life for herself in Canada.||Sadie Dunn is an inspiring role model as a teacher and great-grandmother.|
|Shannon Holloway is admired by his grandson because he always helped people and had a positive outlook on life.||Sharon Snyder is a role model, friend, and a constant source of strength, encouragement, and help.||Shequitta Kelly inspires her daughter with her accomplishments and her outreach to teens.||Stephen Siller: From The Tunnel to the Towers was a firefighter who bravely sacrificed his life to save others on 9/11.||Steven Sadicario is admired by his son for his work ethic and the way he finds time to spend with his family.||Susan Ence is committed to giving full-time care to her husband, who was left paralyzed after an accident.|
|Tendol Gyalzur provides a home and family for Tibetan and Chinese orphans.||The Gift of The Magi is a story about love.||Theodore Roosevelt Dexter loved adventure and was a master storyteller.||Therese Koutnik is an inspiration to her sister and a role model for girls who would like to become engineers.||Thomas Victor Cordiner is a devoted and loving father to his daughter, Sara.||Tom Theurkauf is loved, honored and remembered by his family.|
|Tommy Keith treated Matt as his own son and taught him the value of kindness and integrity.||Valdez Family selflessly reached out to help a family in need.||Victoria Akinnitire inspires her son with her hard work and success.||Wati Herlina Bolga Hasli, My Mother teachers her daughet to have confidence in herself and do her best.||William J. Meyers taught the importance of taking time to enjoy LIFE, with music, art, laughter and friends.||William Warren Bradley Former senator Bill Bradley on his father.|
|"Game-changer" in Human Evolution |
Found in South African Bones
|Abner Peeler is credited with the invention of the first airbrush.||Ada Lovelace was a ninteenth century woman who influenced the computer programming of today||Airborne Windmills: |
Turning High Altitude Wind
Into Cheap Electricity
|Alan Turing laid the theoretical groundwork for the first computer.||Albert Einstein believed in the power of imagination.|
|Alexander Borodin was an accomplished chemist, composer and staunch advocate of women's rights.||Alexander Graham Bell was the inventor of the telephone.||Alfred Nobel founded the Nobel Prize Organization.||Algae Fuels United States Navy||Ameen Abdulrasool is a young inventor who developed a portable navigation system for the blind.||Amy Charkowski works on the front lines of protecting Earth's food supply.|
|Ancient Art Supplies Found|
In South African Cave
|Andrea Mia Ghez is an astrophysicist best known for her discoveries about the black hole at the center of our galaxy.||Archimedes of Syracuse was an early Greek mathematician, astronomer and inventor.||Architectural Answer to Rising Seas:|
|Ariel Ruiz i Altaba|
Scientist - Photographer combines art and science to research how cells are generated and formed.
|Audrey Penn: |
Just Do It is a medical doctor who has devoted herself to studying diseases that affect muscle control.
|Augusta Ada Byron (Lovelace) developed the world's first computer program while struggling with her own personal hardships.||Babak Darvish, MD inspires his patients and coworkers with his upbeat attitude and determination.||Barbara McClintock was one of the first women geneticists, and a Nobel laureate.||Ben Carson is the chief of neurosurgery |
at Johns Hopkins University Hospital.
|Benjamin Bradley was a slave who was admired for his engineering abilities and who built the first steam-powered warship.||Bernard Fantus created the world's first blood bank.|
|Bernardo Houssay was an Argentinean physiologist and Nobel Prize winner.||Beth Rickard|
Environmentalist is an advocate of solar as the energy of the future.
"Neptune's Medicine Chest" is a pioneer in the hunt for medicines from the ocean to treat cancer and other diseases.
|Blood-Test Promises Improvements|
in Screening, Treating Cancer
|Bonnie Dunbar helped start a scholars program to inspire students to pursue careers in aerospace and engineering.||Bram Cohen is a computer programmer and the creator of BitTorrent.|
|Bulletproof Skin Created From Spider's Silk|
Holds Great Medical Promise
|Carlos Juan Finlay was a Cuban scientist who discovered the cause of yellow fever.||Centers for Disease Control and Prevention an online source for Credible Health Information||Charles Darwin famous for his theories of evolution and natural selection.||Chiaki Mukai is the first female Japanese astronaut.||Christiane Nusslein-Volhard is a Nobel Prize winner and pioneer genetic researcher.|
|Claudia Gerwin: |
Keeping the Neurons Firing researches how nerve cells relay messages to each other.
|Clifford V. Johnson is a string theorist who studies the makeup of the smallest particles of the universe.||Commander Chris Hadfield is the first Canadian to become the commander of the International Space Station.||Connie Samaras has created media archives for deep space voyages.||Courtney Schumacher is an atmospheric scientist and educator committed to mentoring young women interested in science.||Cristina Diaz: |
Biologist studies intertidal and tropical sponges.
|Dame Cicely Saunders founded the modern hospice to provide compassionate, holistic care to the dying.||DAREnet provides open access to Dutch academic research information and findings.||Darlene Cavalier founded ScienceCheerleader.com to promote science literacy.||Darlene Ketten studies stranded whales and dolphins.||Dean Kamen makes science and technology exciting for young people,||Debbye Turner became Miss America and pursued her dream to become a veterinarian.|
|Denis Mukwege Helps Women Ravaged By Congo War||Dilfuza Egamberdiyeva cares for the Earth's soil, researching ways to produce microbes to control plant diseases.||Dr Deepak Acharya is a scientist devoted to protecting India's endangered Patalkot Forest.||Dr. Alexander Langmuir Langmuir's work in epidemiology has saved millions of lives.||Dr. Barbara Ross Lee became the first African American woman dean of a US medical school.||Dr. Caldicott has been a lifelong anti-nuclear activist.|
|Dr. Carolyn Mazure founded the Yale Women's Health Program and is a forceful figure in the women's health movement.||Dr. Edward Holland|
Ophthalmologist transplants corneal stem cells to help give people their sight back.
|Dr. Edward Jenner discovered the vaccine.||Dr. Elizabeth Kalko |
and the Jason Project studies bats in the Panamanian rainforest.
|Dr. Elvia Niebla|
Soil Scientist is dedicated to soil conservation.
|Dr. Farouk El-Baz is an Egyptian space scientist and geologist.|
|Dr. France Cordova is a renowned |
has broken gender
and cultural barriers.
|Dr. Gloria WilderBrathwaite was inspired to provide health care to the poor in the innner city.||Dr. Govindappa Venkataswamy cares for the eyes of millions of people in India.||Dr. Ines Cifuentes |
Seismologist works to improve science programs for students in Washington, DC.
|Dr. Karen Plaut has been a pioneer in animal science research.||Dr. Kay Jamison is both an expert on, and a sufferer of, Bipolar Disorder.|
|Dr. Kristi Curry-Rogers is an accomplished paleontologist who travels the globe in search of dinosaur digs.||Dr. Madan Kataria has started a revolution of joy and laughter that is spreading around the world.||Dr. Michael DeBakey is the father of modern open-heart surgery.||Dr. Patch Adams gives the practice of medicine a humorous twist.||Dr. Paul Farmer has dedicated his life to treating people in the poorest nations in the world.||Dr. Richard Murphy |
Marine Biologist educates others about the sea and ways to protect the oceans for the future.
|Dr. Robert Ballard |
and the JASON project bring scientific exploration to children around the world.
|Dr. Sara W. Lazar|
Neuroscientist - Meditator researches the effects of meditation on the brain.
|Dr. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh is a scientist dedicated to the study and conservation of bonobos.||Dr. Susan Love is committed to women's health issues.||Dr. Zeda Rosenberg is working to protect women from HIV/AIDS.||Edgar Allan Poe was a writer and poet who explored psychology and science in his works.|
|Elizabeth Blackwell became the first female doctor and opened the first medical school for women.||Elizaveta Glinka: 'Dr. Liza' heads a free clinic that helps Moscow's homeless and hopeless||Enrico Fermi was one of the 20th century's greatest physicists.||Envirofit retrofits engines to reduce pollution and enhance energy efficiency in developing countries.||Erich Jarvis observes song birds and uses his training with molecular biology to learn about brain behavior.||F. Sherwood Rowland discovered the 'greenhouse effect.'|
|Fabiola Gianotti is an Italian particle physicist.||Fati Kirakoya is a researcher committed to finding solutions to end HIV/AIDS.||Francisk Skaryna printed the first books in Eastern Europe.||Frank Zamboni developed the world's first ice resurfacer machine used on ice rinks.||Franklin Chang Diaz is a Costa Rican and American veteran of seven Space Shuttle missions.||Frederick Banting was the co-discoverer of Insulin.|
|Friends of the Sea Lion rescue, treat, and release these mammals back into the ocean.||Gail Kaaialii: |
Biologist investigates the origins of life and helps others value all life forms.
|Galileo Galilei was the first to use a telescope to observe the stars and planets.||Garrett Morgan invented versions of the gas mask and the traffic signal.||George Washington Carver was born an African American slave but became a renowned scientist, botanist, educator, and inventor.||Gertrude B. Elion developed |
the AIDS drug, AZT.
|Gina Gallant is an inventor whose |
passion is protecting the environment.
|Godspeed John Glenn: 50 years|
since first US orbit
|Grace Murray Hopper was a computer visionary and naval officer.||Greenland's "Ice Queen Liz" Ventures |
Hundreds of Miles in Search of Data
|Guglielmo Marconi was an Italian inventor who won a Nobel Prize in Physics for wireless telegraphy.||Guion Bluford became the first African-American in space.|
|Gwynne Rowley Shotwell is the president of SpaceX, the company that made the Dragon space craft.||Hazel Barton combines her passion for caving with researching microbes.||Hib Vaccine Team created an affordable, synthetic vaccine against the bacteria that can cause meningitis and pneumonia.||High schoolers use their tech skills to build a better world||High-tech Yacht to be first Solar-Powered Vehicle to Circumnavigate the Globe||Hole Punch Clouds:|
Airplanes May Cause Rain at Some Airports
|Homeless New York Teen Has Bright Future |
After Acing Intel Science Contest
|Hot New Planet Could be Habitable...|
Sweltering, but Habitable
|Howard Florey shared the Nobel Prize for Medicine for extracting penicillin.||Hubble telescope zeroes in |
on green blob in space
|Imhotep considered the first recorded physician||In Vitro Pioneer Robert Edwards|
Wins Nobel Prize for Medicine
|Internet-Connected Glasses |
Like Wearing Smartphone Shades
|Inventions by British Engineers Solving |
Health Problems In 3rd World
|Irene Ayako Uchida helped find the link between radiation and birth defects.||Irene Curie was the second woman in history to win the Nobel Prize in science; the first woman was her mother, Marie.||Is Zombie Parasite Causing Bee Die-Off?||Jack St. Clair Kilby invented the microchip.|
|James Burke developed a model of discovery called the Knowledge Web to connect information across space and time.||Jane Mt. Pleasant is an agricultural scientist who looks to the past to meet today's farming needs.||Jesse William Lazear confirmed Carlos Finlay hypothesis that mosquitos transmitted yellow fever.||Johannes Kepler developed the theory of planetary motion.||Jonas Salk discovered the polio vaccine.||Kathy Sullivan was the first American woman to walk in space.|
|Lene Vestergaard Hau is a Danish physicist at Harvard who was able to stop a beam of light.||Leon Lederman devotes much of his time and energy to improving science education in America.||Leonard Adleman improves |
lives with his work
in DNA technology.
|Leonardo da Vinci was an artist, scientist and inventor.||Leslie Thompson is a scientist devoted to finding a cure for Huntington's Disease.||Linus Pauling won one undivided Nobel Prize for chemistry and one for peace.|
|Louis Pasteur advanced the practice of medicine with his discoveries.||Luz Maria Rodriguez-Fernandez conducts cancer research to help understand the disease process.||Madame Curie received the Nobel Prize for her discovery of Radium.||Mae Jemison dreamed of going to space since childhood.||Magdalena Hurtado is an anthropologist who studies the Ache people of Paraguay.||Margaret Mead was a renowned anthropologist who thought in terms of 'the interconnection of all aspects of human life.'|
|Marie Curie discovered radioactivity as an atomic property, opening the door to 20th century science.||Martha Mecartney is a scientist, engineer and professor committed to helping young women interested in the field of science.||Meenakshi Wadhwa studies meteorites and the processes involved in their formation.||Merieme Chadid is an astronomer from Morocco who did research at the South Pole.||Mikhail Lomonosov was an important Russian polymath in science and literature.||Mohammed Bah Abba invented a refrigeration device that is not dependent on electricity.|
|NASA Discovers New Lifeform |
That Redefines Search For Life Beyond Earth
|NASA's Latest Mars Rover|
Scrambles to Meet November Launch
|Neil A. Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon.||New Planet Discovered In|
... Not too hot, Not too cold ...
|Nicolaus Copernicus was the first astronomer to propose that the planets orbit around the sun.||Niels Bohr invented and tested theories that we still use today.|
|Nikola Tesla was the father of many modern inventions.||Nobel Prize in Chemistry Goes to Trio|
for Carbon-bonding Techniques
|Nobel Prize in Physics Goes to Creators of Revolutionary Atom-thin Material||Norman Borlaug was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his success in increasing the world's food supply.||Obama Reveals "inner science geek" |
at White House Science Fair
|Orville and Wilbur Wright were brothers determined to build a better flying machine.|
|Patrick Nagatani uses photography and colored lights to promote good health.||Paul Greengard received a Nobel Prize for Medicine for his understanding of the nervous system.||Paul Munsen |
Solar Oven Man manufactures sun ovens, which harness the sun's rays to provide an environmentally safe source of energy.
|Paul Sipiera led an expedition into Antarctica to find meteorites for NASA.||Percy Julian was a groundbreaking African American chemist, inventor, and trailblazer.||Philo T. Farnsworth was the inventor of the television.|
|Physicists Close in on "God Particle"||Physics breakthrough? |
Speedy Neutrinos Challenge Einstein's E=mc2
|Pythagoras contributed to our understanding of mathematics, music and astronomy.||Ramani Sankaranarayanan |
and Geeta Vaidyanathan founded CTxGrEn to show villagers how to turn native materials into fuel for electricity.
|Ray Kurzweil is an inventor who uses technology to restore health.||Reef Ball Foundation restores damaged coral reef systems around the world.|
|Richard P. Feynman shared the Nobel Prize in Physics for work in the field of quantum electrodynamics.||Robert Koch was an important medical researcher of the 19th century.||Rokhaya Gueye treats malaria and|
raises awareness about women's health issues in Senegal.
|Saeed Awan developed a new carpet loom that reduces child labor in Pakistan.||Sandra Begay-Campbell is a Native American engineer who brings solar-powered energy to the Navajo reservation.||Sanoussi Diakite invented the fonio husking machine.|
|Scientists from All Over the World|
Scour Iceland For Clues to Our Future
|Scientists: Faster-than-light |
Finding Still Holds
|Shannon Hackett studies the genetic diversity and evolution in tropical birds.||Singapore's "Supertrees" Bring National Gardens into City Center||Sir Alexander Fleming saved millions of lives with his discovery of penicillin.||Sir Isaac Newton was a scientist, teacher and inventor.|
|Solar Sister Wants to Light Up Rural Africa||Srinivasa Ramanujan made groundbreaking contributions to mathematics.||Stephanie Jenouvrier is a population ecologist researching the effects of climate change on emperor penguins.||Stephen W. Hawking is a renowned theoretical physicist.||Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar is a Nobel Prize winning astrophysicist who contributed to our understanding of the stars.||Tania Ruiz is an astrophysicist committed to science education and helping women reach their goals.|
|Temple Grandin is a professor, doctor of animal science and an autism activist.||Thais Corral gives women a voice in their communities through access to communication technology.||The Space Shuttle's Legacy||Therese Koutnik is an inspiration to her sister and a role model for girls who would like to become engineers.||Thomas Alva Edison is considered one of the world's greatest inventors.||Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web.|
Biomedical Engineer uses science and technology to maximize opportunities for people with disabilities.
|Tom Dibblee was a legendary geologic mapper.||U.S. Scientists Testing|
Early Earthquake Warning System
|Ursula Goellner-Scheiding has studied insects for over 60 years.||Usha Varanasi is the first woman to lead a Fisheries Science Center.||Vint Cerf is an Internet pioneer who passionately believes that all people should benefit from the information revolution.|
|Vladimir Kosma Zworykin is called |
'The Father of Television'.
|Wes Jackson was a professor who returned to the land to advance sustainable agriculture practices.||Wilson Bentley was the first person to photograph a single snowflake.||Women Making Slow But Sure Strides|
In Science and Math
|Yuri Gagarin was the first human being to journey into space.||Zohra Ben Lakhdar is a physicist from Africa who does research on atomic spectroscopy.|