.Aardsma, Gerald
[?-] 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 G.
[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.
.Adams, Douglas
[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 See" (1991).
.Agassiz, Louis
[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).
.Agney, Michael
.Alter, Walter
[?-] Velikovskian with very large active vocabulary and wild associations.
.Amundson, Ronald A.
[?-] Philosopher at the Univ. of Hawaii at Hilo. Author of the widely reprinted debunking of the "hundredth monkey" phenomenon in Skeptical Inquirer.
.Arandia, Joel
.Ashlock, Daniel A.
[1962-] Mathematician. T.o. regular, U. of E.
.Asimov, Isaac
[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 Galen
.Austin, Steve
[?-] 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).
.Ayala, Francisco
[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.