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Mormon Scientists

List of notable or famous Mormon scientists. These scholars and science professionals, working in a variety of disciplines and industries, are all members in good standing of the Church of Latter Day Saints, and are considered practicing Mormons. They include a number of important researchers, theorists and inventors from US history, such as Philo Farnsworth, inventor of the cathode ray televison, and Alvino Rey, investor of the pedal steel guitar. There have even been Mormon astronauts!

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (sometimes known simply as the LDS Church or the Mormon Church) is the largest denomination in the "Latter Day Saint Movement" inspired by the message of Joseph Smith. The church currently claims 14.1 million adherents around the world, with 50,000 missionaries currently serving worldwide. The church models its teachings and organizations on Joseph Smith's original Church of Christ, founded in 1830.
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    John Moses Browning

    A notable gun designer. Many of his designs are still in production today
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    1959 More
    Gunsmith, inventor, and father of John Moses Browning
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    1895 More
    Gun designer and son of John Moses Browning
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    1814 More
    Inventor of the "roadometer", an early version of the modern odometer
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    1811 More
    Mathematician and astronomer. Aided in the invention of the "roadometer."
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    1901 More
    Former professor of chemistry at Princeton University and the University of Utah
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    Philo T. Farnsworth

    Inventor of the Cathode Ray television
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    H. Tracy Hall

    Invented synthetic diamonds
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    Robert B. Ingebretsen

    1948 More
    Developer of the first practical digital audio recording system with Thomas Stockham; received ... more
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    Don Leslie Lind

    Astronaut
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    1965 More
    A Japanese computer scientist and software programmer best known as the chief designer of the ... more
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    1908 More
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    1921 More
    Co-inventor of real-time computerized heart monitor and 40 other medical patents
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    1862 More
    Scholar, scientist, and elected to life membership in several learned societies
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    David H. Bailey

    Co-author of a noted algorithm about pi

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