- [?-] SciCre-ist. Faculty in physics at
the ICR. Ph.D. nuclear physics,
Univ. of Toronto. Critical of bad creationist arguments against
radiocarbon dating and tree-ring dating. Argues that the Flood must
have taken place more than 20,000 years ago.
- .Acker, James
- [1959-] 1. Oceanographer. T.o. regular, Christian.
Founder of the acronymic CWACK (Christians Who Aren't Creationist
Krackpots) affiliation. Proponent of viewpoint that the Christian God
is actively involved in all natural processes, but cannot be analyzed
by science. Also a proponent of the facetious "Laminar Flood Theory",
a global flood scenario in which the effects would be difficult to
distinguish from normal geophysical data. Noted or notorious for
leaving no opunnings through which humor can escape. 2. Incorrigible
punster; don't incorrige.
- [1952-] T.o. participant in threads concerning
the aquatic Ape Hypothesis (AAH). Author of various books, including
"Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" (1979), "Restaurant at the End of
the Universe" (1982), "Life, the Universe, and Everything" (1982), "So
Long, and Thanks for All the Fish" (1984), "Dirk Gently's Holistic
Detective Agency" (1987), Long Dark Tea Time of the Soul" (1988),
"Meaning of Liff" (1984), "Mostly Harmless" (1992), and "Last Chance to
- [1807-1873] Creationist. Harvard fish
taxonomist, opponent of natural selection. Author of "Bibliographia
zoologia etgeologia" (1848), "Contributions to the natural History of
the United States of America" (1857), "Geological Sketches" (1858),
"Lake Superior" (1850), "Principles of Zoology" (1851), "Professor
Agassiz on the Origin of Species" (1860), and "Methods of Study in
Natural History" (1863).
- [?-] Velikovskian with very large active
vocabulary and wild associations.
- [?-] Philosopher at the Univ. of Hawaii at
Hilo. Author of the widely reprinted debunking of the "hundredth
monkey" phenomenon in Skeptical Inquirer.
- [1962-] Mathematician. T.o. regular, U. of
- [1920-1992] Biochemist. Prolific science and
science fiction author. Too many books to even attempt listing. Douglas Adams thinks space is
big; maybe he should have used Asimov's bibliography as an analogy.
- .Ault, Thomas
- [?-] SciCre-ist. Chair of Geology
department at the ICR, especially
noted for "rapid coal formation hypothesis" and "the Grand Canyon
Project", an ICR reinterpretation
of Grand Canyon geology along SciCre lines. Used to publish
under the pseudonym "Stuart E. Nevins" while in grad school (Ph.D.
geology, Univ. of Pennsylvania).
- [1934-] Biologist. Faculty in biology at a
UC school. Author of "Modern Genetics" (1984), "Molecular Evolution"
(1976), and "Studies in the Philosophy of biology: Reduction and
Related Problems" (1974). Testified for the plaintiffs in the Arkansas
Act 590 trial, 1981.