List of Catholic scientists

"The Vitruvian Man" by Leonardo da Vinci

Many Catholics, both clerics and laypersons alike, have made significant contributions to the development of science and mathematics from the Middle Ages to today. These scientists include Galileo Galilei,[1] René Descartes,[2] Nicolas Copernicus, Louis Pasteur,[3] Blaise Pascal, André-Marie Ampère, Gregor Mendel, Charles-Augustin de Coulomb, Pierre de Fermat, Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, Marin Mersenne, Alessandro Volta,[4] Augustin-Louis Cauchy, Pierre Duhem, Jean-Baptiste Dumas, Roger Boscovich,[5] Pierre Gassendi, and Georgius Agricola.

Catholic scientists

Saint Albert Magnus, a pioneer of biological field research

See also

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  6. George Agricola
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  14. Mateo Realdo Colombo
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  22. Jean-Baptiste-Julien D'Omalius Halloy
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  29. Marcello Malpighi
  32. Giovanni Battista Morgagni
  33. Johann Müller
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  37. Louis Pasteur
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  41. George von Peuerbach
  42. Jean Picard
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  44. Henri Victor Regnault
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  46. François Vieta, Seigneur de La Bigottière
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  48. Official Biography of Zichichi at the Ettore Majorana Foundation
  49. Antonino Zichichi; Richard C. Ragaini; Ettore M (2001). International Seminar on Nuclear War and Planetary Emergencies: 25th session. p. 4. ISBN 9789812797001.
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