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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: NBA All-Star, Actor, Author
Jad Abumrad: Radio Host
Amir Aczel: Mathematician, Science Writer
Apoorv Agarwal: Doctoral Student
Selena Ahmed: Botanist
Al + Al: Artists
Lorenzo Albacete: Roman-Catholic Priest
Cristina Alberini: Neuroscientist
David Z. Albert: Physicist, Philosopher
Andreas Albrecht: Theoretical Cosmologist
Alan Alda: Actor, Author, Director
Elizabeth Alexander: Poet
Stephon Alexander: Theoretical Physicist
Laura Allen: Producer
C. David Allis: Molecular Biologist
Jay Allison: Journalist, Documentary Maker
Boaz Almog: Physicist
Marin Alsop: Conductor
Carmelo Amarena: Electrical Engineer
Paula Amato: Reproductive Endocrinologist
Shreya Amin: Student
Kurt Andersen: Author, Editor & Radio Host
Robert Anderson: Mountaineer
Nancy C. Andreasen: Neuroscientist
Natalie Angier: Author
Misha Angrist: Test Subject
George Annas: Bioethicist
Elena Aprile: Experimental Astrophysicist
Paula S. Apsell: Senior Executive Producer, NOVA
Dan Ariely: Behavioral Economist
Karole Armitage: Choreographer
Dave Arnold: Mixologist
Tom Ashbrook: NPR Host
Jean Ashton: Curator, Author
Francisco Ayala: Biological Scientist
Kodi Azari: Surgeon
Nina Azari: Psychologist
Naïma Azough: Program Developer, Author

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Babycastles: Video Game Research Collective
Jim Baggott: Science Writer, Author
Bob Balaban: Actor, Director, Producer, Author
Alec Baldwin: Artistic Advisor, Radio Host, Actor
Kristin Baldwin: Molecular Biologist, Artist
Catherine Ball: Genomic Scientist
Nate Ball: Mechanical Engineer
David Baltimore: Biologist and Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine
Billy Barlow: Chef
Maude Barlow: Author, Environmentalist
Mia Barron: Actor
John Barrow: Mathematician, Physicist
Hazel Barton: Microbiologist
Natalie Batalha: Physicist
David Battisti: Climatologist
Eben Bayer: Environmental Entrepreneur
Heart ‘N’ Beat: Yoshi Akai [Japan]
Sonic Bed: Kaffe Matthews
Ann B. Beeder: Psychiatrist, M.D.
Angela Belcher: Materials Scientist, Biological Engineer
Emily Bell: Journalist
Joshua Bell: Violinist
Arthur Benjamin: Mathematician, Magician, Author
Joel Benjamin: Chess Grandmaster
Nell Benjamin: Writer
Steven Benner: Synthetic Biologist
Peter Benson: Performer
Aaron Berkowitz: Author, Neuroscientist, Physician, and Musician
Heather Berlin: Neuroscientist
Arla Berman: Actress
Leslie Bernstein: Biostatistician, Cancer Epidemiologist
Marco Bersanelli: Astrophysicist
Gianfranco Bertone: Astroparticle physicist
Richard Besser: ABC News Chief Health & Medical Editor
Jamshed Bharucha: Cognitive Neuroscientist
Maxime Bilet: Chef, Author
Patrick Billard: Musician, DJ, Engineer
Cynthia Bir: Biomedical engineer
Lauren Biron: Writer
Pamela Bjorkman: Biophysicist, Structural Biologist
Bill Blakemore: ABC News Correspondent
Günter Blobel: Biologist and Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine
Paul Bloom: Psychologist
Andrew Blum: Author
Deborah Blum: Author
David Bodanis: Author
Jef Boeke: Geneticist
Lee Bollinger: President of Columbia University
Mélanie Boly: Neurologist
Leonardo Bonanni: Industrial Designer
George Bonanno: Clinical Psychologist
Ralph Borland: Artist, Designer, Technologist
Marise Born: Industrial and Organizational Psychologist
Andy Borowitz: Comedian, Actor, Writer
Jonathan Borwein: Mathematician
Nick Bostrom: Philosopher
Raphael Bousso: Physicist
Rob Boyd: Anthropologist
David Brancaccio: Anchor, Correspondent, Author
Tyondai Braxton: Musician, Composer
Cynthia Breazeal: Roboticist
Marc Breedlove: Neuroscientist
Ira Breite: Physician
David Brenner: Physicist
David Brenner: Physicist
Derek Briggs: Paleontologist
Baba Brinkman: Rap Artist, Writer
John Brockman: Editor, Writer
Mark Brokaw: Director
Alison Brooks: Anthropologist
Rodney Brooks: Roboticist
The Mast Brothers: Chocolatiers
Danelle Marqui Brown: Founder and Director of By Mnemosyne
Blaine Brownell: Architect
Ethan Brown: Mathemagician
John Seely Brown: Senior Fellow at the Annenberg Center for Communication, University of Southern California
Joan Siefert Brugge: Cell Biologist
Bill Bryson: Chancellor of Durham University, Author
Simone Buitendijk: Epidemiologist
Michael Q. Bullerdick: Contributing Editor
Dean Buonomano: Neurobiologist, Author
Raja Burrows: Actor
Danny Burstein: Actor, Singer
Julie Burstein: Author and Radio Producer
Kate Burton: Actor
LeVar Burton: Emmy Award-Winning Actor, Director
Tricia Rose Burt: Writer, Performer, Artist
Carter Burwell: Film Composer
Robert Butler: Gerontologist, Psychiatrist, Pulitzer Prize in Letters (General Non-Fiction)
Calvin O. Butts(III): Pastor of The Abyssinian Baptist Church

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Mike Cahill: Screenwriter, Director
Sam Calagione: Brewer
Craig Callender: Philosopher
Martijn van Calmthout: Journalist
Murray Campbell: Computer Scientist
Bill Camp: Actor
Judith Campisi: Cell Biologist
Arthur Caplan: Professor
Optofonica Capsule: Maurizio Martinucci (aka TeZ )
Suzanne Carbotte: Marine Geophysicist
Marcela Carena: Physicist
John E. Carlstrom: Cosmologist
Sean Carroll: Theoretical Physicist, Author
Majora Carter: Urban Revitalization Strategist
Francesca Casadio: Museum Scientist
James Casey: Conservation Biologist
Donald Caspar: Structural Biologist
Darlene Cavalier: Citizen Scientist
Patrick Cavanagh: Cognitive Psychologist
Moran Cerf: Neuroscientist
Vinton Cerf: Computer Scientist
Gregory Chaitin: Mathematician
Frances A. Champagne: Behavioral Scientist
Juju Chang: ABC News Correspondent
Yoon Chang: Nuclear Engineer
David Charbonneau: Astronomer
Dennis Charney: Biological Psychiatrist
Tim Chartier: Mathematician, Author
David Chase: Director
Diana Cheung: Student
Meredith Chivers: Psychologist
Artur B. Chmielewski: US Rosetta Project Manager
Jennifer Choi: Violinist
The Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir: Choir
Howie Choset: Professor of Robotics, Carnegie Mellon
Miyoung Chun: Molecular Biologist
George Church: Geneticist
Patricia Churchland: Neuroethicist
Ralph Cicerone: President of the National Academy of Sciences and Atmospheric Scientist
Michael J. Cirino: Artist
Owen Clark: Chef
Nicola S Clayton: Ethologist
Philip Clayton: Philosopher, Theologian
Chuck Close: Artist
Glenn Close: Actor
Joel and Ethan Coen: Filmmakers
Adam Cohen: Associate Professor of the Natural Sciences
Job Cohen: Politician
Adam Cole: Singer
Jonathan Cole: Neurophysiologist
Francis Collins: Geneticist, Physician
John Collins: The Paper Airplane Guy
Janet Conrad: Physicist
Guy Consolmagno: Astronomer
Contacts: Gregory Lasserre & Anais met den Ancxt [France]
Bevil Conway: Neuroscientist, Artist
Esther Conwell: Physicist, Chemist, Biologist
Statia Cook: Astrophysicist
John Cooley: Environmental Scientist
Robert Corell: Climate Policy Specialist
Michael Corradini: Mechanical and Nuclear Engineer
Jonathan Coulton: Musician
Fabien Cousteau: Explorer, Environmental Advocate
Iain Couzin: Mathematical Biologist
Brian Cox: Physicist, Science Communicator
Kyle Cranmer: Physicist
Tom Crawford: Co-founder of Altheus, Managing Partner of High Performance Associates
Catherine Crier: Journalist
Kelle Cruz: Assistant Professor in Physics and Astronomy
Bruce Cuthbert: Psychologist
Richard E. Cytowic: Neurologist, Author

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Mike Daisey: Monologist, Author, Raconteur
Antonio Damasio: Neuroscientist
Robin Dando: Neuroscientist
Luis Daniel: Research Fellow
Laura Danly: Curator, Astronomer
Lila Davachi: Neuroscientist
Gordon Davidson: Director
Paul Davies: Physicist, Cosmologist, Astrobiologist
Richard Dawkins: English Ethologist, Evolutionary Biologist, and Author
Andrew Dawson: Performance Artist
Tracy Day: Festival Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer
Eric DeCamps: Magician
Arturo Delmoni: Violinist, Violist
Daniel Dennett: Philosopher and Author
Kevin Denton: Mixologist
Rob DeSalle: Geneticist
Dickson Despommier: Medical Ecologist
Orrin Devinsky: Physician
Keith Devlin: Mathematician
Peter Diaczuk: Forensic Scientist
Mariette DiChristina: Editor in Chief, Scientific American
Robbert Dijkgraaf: Physicist, Mathematician
Joris Dik: Archaeologist
Todd Disotell: Biological Anthropologist
Eldar Djangirov: Jazz Pianist
E.L. Doctorow: Author
John Donoghue: Neuroscientist
John Donvan: Correspondent, ABC
Josh Dorfman: Environmental Entrepreneur
Luke DuBois: Artist
Wylie Dufresne: Chef
Monica Dunford: Physicist
Orr Dunkelman: Cryptanalyst
Rachel Dutton: Microbiologist
Jim Dwyer: Journalist, Author
Freeman Dyson: Theoretical Physicist, Mathematician, and Author
Tracy Caldwell Dyson: Astronaut

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David Eagleman: Neuroscientist, Author
Sylvia Earle: Oceanographer, Marine Biologist, and Author
Chris Eckstrom: Writer
Peter Edwards: Artist, Experimental Musician
Ophira Eisenberg: Comedian, Writer, Host of "Ask Me Another"
Mostafa A. El-Sayed: Nanoscience Researcher
George Ellis: Cosmologist
Todd Ellison: Music Director
Carter Emmart: Visualization Specialist
Chains of Emotion: Javier Jaimovich, Sonic Arts Research Centre Queens University, Belfast [UK]
Music, Emotion, Empathy: Niall Coghlan, Sonic Arts Research Centre Queens University, Belfast [UK]
Nathan Englander: Author
Mireille Enos: Actor
Stone Forest Ensemble: Classical/World Music/Hip-Hop fusion
The Silk Road Ensemble: Musicians
Jeffrey Eugenides: Author
Claire Evans: Artist, Writer, Musician
Harold Evans: Historian
James Evans: Physician & Geneticist
Mark Oliver Everett: Singer & Songwriter
Something for the Girl Who Has Everything: David handford [UK]

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James Fallon: Neuroscientist
Nita A. Farahany: Genome Sciences & Policy Lawyer
Francesca Faridany: Actor
Omid Farokhzad: Physician, Scientist
Glennys Farrar: Theoretical Particle Physicist
Paige Faure: Actress
Zahi Fayad: Radiologist
Jules Feiffer: Cartoonist, Playwright, Author
André Fenton: Neuroscientist, Biomedical Engineer, Entrepreneur
Bobak Ferdowsi: Engineer
Timothy Ferris: Author
David Ferrucci: Computer Scientist
Scott Fessler: Founder and CEO of The Fessler Foundation
Dominic Ffytche: Psychiatrist
R. Douglas Fields: Neurologist, Author
Enectali Figueroa-Feliciano: Experimental Astroparticle Physicist
Joseph J. Fins: Physician, Medical Ethicist
Stuart Firestein: Neuroscientist
Michael B. First: Psychiatrist
Debra Fischer: Astronomer
Helen Fisher: Anthropologist, Author
Ira Flatow: Radio Host
Jesse Flores: Student
Luciano Floridi: Professor, Philosopher
Michael Flowers: Analyst
Joshua Foer: Author
Santino Fontana: Performer
John Fontanella: Physics Professor
Harrison Ford: Actor
Joseph Formaggio: Particle Physicist
James Fowler: Social Scientist
Mike Francis: Actor, Science Educator, Historical Interpreter
Lone Frank: Journalist and Author
Edward Fredkin: Computer Scientist
David Freedberg: Art Historian
Katherine Freese: Theoretical Astrophysicist, Author
Susan Freiman: Blog Contributor
Jennifer French: Paralympian
Edward Frenkel: Mathematician, Author
Louise O. Fresco: International Food & Agriculture Specialist
Jessica Frey: Actress
Alan Friedman: Science & Museum Consultant
Heinrich Frontzek: Head of Corporate Communications
Elaine Fuchs: Stem Cell Researcher
Robert J. Full: Professor of Integrative Biology

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Sandro Galea: Physician, Epidemiologist
Peter Galison: Science Historian
Kathryn Calley Galitz: Curator, Art Historian
Science Gallery: Dublin, Ireland
David G. Gallo: Oceanographer
Laurie Garrett: Journalist
Richard Garriott: Space Traveler
Evalyn Gates: Cosmologist, Astrophysicist
Jim Gates: Physicist
Amanda Gefter: Science Writer, Author
Drew Gehling: Actor
Brian George: Blogger
Neil Gershenfeld: Physicist, Computer Scientist
Jay N. Giedd: Psychiatrist
Gerd Gigerenzer: Psychologist, Author
Avery Gilbert: Scent Psychologist, Author
Daniel Gilbert: Psychologist
Aneela Gillani: Student
Brooke Gladstone: Host & Managing Editor, On the Media
Philip Glass: Composer
Jean Berko Gleason: Psycholinguist
James Gleick: Author
Donald Goff: Psychiatrist
Rebecca Newberger Goldstein: Novelist, Philosopher
Sheldon Goldstein: Mathematician, Physicist, Philosopher
David Gonzalez: Playwright, Poet, Actor
Oliver Goodenough: Neuroscience, Law Expert
Robert Goodman: Executive Dean at Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Raymond Gosling: Medical Physicist
Jonathan Gottschall: Writer
Sebastien Gouin: Chemist
Marie-José Goumans: Biologist
Robert Grant: Researcher, Professor of Medicine
Ann Graybiel: Neuroscientist
Brian Greene: Physicist
Ed Green: Genome Biologist
Larry Greenemeier: Editor, Author
Susan Greenfield: Neuroscientist and Author
Paul Greengard: Neuroscientist and Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine
Robert C. Green: Neurologist, Epidemiologist
Howard Greller: Toxicologist
Aubrey de Grey: Biomedical Gerontologist
Francois Grey: Physicist, Citizen Science Leader
David Grier: Physicist
Saul Griffith: Entrepreneur, Inventor, Writer
Jamie A. Grifo: Fertility Specialist
Eitan Grinspun: Associate Professor of Computer Science
David Gross: Particle Physicist and Nobel Laureate in Physics
Lewis Grosso: Performer
David Grubber: Marine Biologist
John M. Grunsfeld: Astronaut, Astrophysicist
Leonard Guarente: Molecular Biologist
Maia Guest: Actor
David E. Guggenheim: Marine Scientist
Amy Chase Gulden: Artist
Alan Guth: Cosmologist
Maggie Gyllenhaal: Actor

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Patrick Haggard: Cognitive Neuroscientist
Ashley Hale: Performer
David Hallberg: Dancer
Patrick Halley: Actor
Francis Halzen: Experimental Physicist
Joanna Hamilton-Colclough: Migraine Action Director
Andrew Hamilton: Astrophysicist
Joel David Hamkins: Mathematician, Philosopher
Heidi Hammel: Astronomer and Executive Vice President of the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy
Mike Hammer: Contributor
Evelynn Hammonds: Professor, Author
James Hansen: Climatologist
Andrea Hanson: Engineer
Ann Harada: Performer
Brian Hare: Anthropologist
Katherine Harmon: Journalist
Dan Harris: News Correspondent, Anchor
Jonathan Harris: Artist, Designer
Kristen Harris: Neuroscientist
Joélle Harvey: Opera Singer
Eric Haseltine: Neuroscientist
Marc Hauser: Evolutionary Biologist
Lucy Hawking: Journalist, Author
Stephen Hawking: Physicist
Tyrone Hayes: Biologist
John-Dylan Haynes: Computational Neuroscientist
Buzz Hays: 3D Pioneer
Gradjola Hazizaj: Student
Binaural Head: Papermen [Ireland/UK]
Peter Head: Director and Head of Global Planning of Arup
Hear, Hear: Papermen [Ireland/UK]
Nancy Hechinger: Technologist
Brian Hecht: Entrepreneur
Julie Hecht: Ethologist
Deborah Heiligman: Author
Michael Heller: Cosmologist & Catholic Priest
Rose Hemingway: Actress
Linda Dalrymple Henderson: Art Historian
Brenna Henn: Anthropologist, Evolutionary Geneticist
Julie Herbstman: Epidemiologist
Hugh Herr: Biomedical Engineer
Dudley Herschbach: Chemist, Professor Emeritus at Harvard University and Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
David Hibbard: Actor
Carey E. Hidaka: Consultant, Civil Engineer
Gregory Hildreth: Performer
Joy Hirsch: Neuroscientist
Kristopher Hite: Author, Blogger
John Hockenberry: Journalist
Peter Hoffmann: Physicist
Roald Hoffmann: Chemist, Poet, Playwright, and Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
Paul Hoffman: Science Writer
Patrick R. Hof: Neuroscientist
Michael Hogan: Actor
Pierre C. Hohenberg: Physicist
John Holdren: Physicist, Engineer
David Holland: Physical Climate Scientist
Denise Holland: Field and Logistical Co-coordinator
Dennis Hong: Roboticist, Engineer
Gerard ’t Hooft: Nobel Laureate, Theoretical Physicist
Michael S. Hopkins: NASA Astronaut
Alexandra Horowitz: Psychologist
Radley Horton: Climatologist
Eric Horvitz: Computer Scientist
Kaitlyn Hova: Neuroscientist, Violinist/Composer
Carl Howell: Actor
Steve Howell: Astrophysicist
Ronald Hoy: Professor, Neurobiologist
Sarah Hrdy: Anthropologist, Primatologist
Joann Hunter: Director
Elizabeth Hutchinson: Art Historian
David Henry Hwang: Playwright

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Tom Igoe: Physical Computing Professor
Don Ingber: Cell Biologist
The Theremin Inspectors: Sean McDonald & Alex Hornbake
National Dance Institute: Dancers
InstruMen: Chaja Hertog in collaboration with Nir Nadler [Netherlands]
Farren Isaacs: Geneticist
Walter Isaacson: President & CEO, Aspen Institute
Katherine Isbister: Computer Scientist
Jean-Pierre Issa: Molecular Biologist

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Lisa P. Jackson: Chemical Engineer
Shirley Ann Jackson: Physicist and President of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
A.J. Jacobs: Author, Writer
Alan Jacobsen: Material Scientist
Peter Jäger: Arachnologist
Kay Redfield Jamison: Psychologist
Petr Janata: Cognitive Neuroscientist
Kim D. Janda: Chemist
Allison Janney: Actor
Erich Jarvis: Neurobiologist
Mae Jemison: Astronaut, Physician, and Founder of the Jemison Group
Chad Jenkins: Roboticist
Mary Lou Jepsen: Optical Scientist, Engineer & Physicist
Thomas Jessell: Neuroscientist, Biochemist
Thupten Jinpa: Buddhist Scholar
Randy L. Jirtle: Geneticist
Mitchell Joachim: Architect
Dominic Johnson: Evolutionary Biologist, Political Scientist
Nicholas Johnson: Researcher
Bill T. Jones: Dancer & Choreographer
Monty P. Jones: Agricultural Geneticist
Stanley Jordan: Musician
Ellen Jorgensen: Molecular Biologist
Lena Josephs: WSF volunblogger
Rex Jung: Neuropsychologist

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Najat Kaanache: Chef
Shamit Kachru: Physicist
Michio Kaku: Theoretical Physicist
Dean Kamen: Inventor
Eric Kandel: Neuropsychiatrist and Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine
David Kaplan: Physicist, Producer
Sarah Kapnick: Climate Scientist
Rick Karr: Journalist
Dana Karwas: Technologist, Artist
Saul Kassin: Psychologist
Dave (Sluggo) Katz: Pop Music Writer, Producer
Charlie Kaufman: Screenwriter, Director
Sandra Kaufmann: Choreographer
Fred Kavli: Physicist, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist
David Keith: Environmental Scientist
M. Glen Kertz: Plant Physiologist
David Kestenbaum: Correspondent, NPR
Michelle Khine: Biomedical Engineer
Kent Kiehl: Psychologist, Neuroscientist
Tricia Kieran: Blogger
Amanda Kinchla: Food Scientist
Mary-Claire King: Human Geneticist, Humanitarian
Jacob Kirkegaard: Artist
Kent Kirshenbaum: Chemist
Klangkapsel: Satoshi Morita [Japan]
Jennifer Klay: Physicist
Heather Knight: Roboticist
Nancy Knowlton: Marine Biologist
Christof Koch: Neuroscientist
Maggie Koerth-Baker: Science Journalist
Adam Kolber: Professor of Law
Steven E. Koonin: Theoretical Physicist
John Kovac: Astronomer, Physicist
Helge Kragh: Science Historian
John Krasting: Climate Scientist
Bernie Krause: Bioacoustician
Lawrence M. Krauss: Theoretical Physicist, Cosmologist, and Author
Sheldon Krimsky: Philosopher of Science, Bioethicist
Robert Krulwich: Radio and Television Journalist
Anna Kuchment: Editor, Science Writer
David Kuhn: Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Performer
Andre Kuipers: Astronaut
Mark Kurlansky: Author, Journalist
Steve Kurtz: Bioartist
Ray Kurzweil: Inventor, Entrepreneur, Futurist

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Writopia Lab: Writers
Kristin L. Laidre: Arctic Research Scientist
Michael Laiskonis: Pastry Chef
Jared Lamenzo: Citizen Scientist, App Developer
Eric Lander: Biologist, Mathematician, and Geneticist
Frans Lanting: Photographer
Anthony LaPaglia: Actor
Kent Larson: Architect, Designer
Richard Leakey: Paleontologist, Conservationist, & Politician
Yann LeCun: Computer Scientist
Leon Lederman: Physicist and Nobel Laureate in Physics
Joseph LeDoux: Neuroscientist, Author, Musician
Jonah Lehrer: Author
Jay Lemery: Emergency Physician
John Leventhal: Musician, Producer, and Songwriter
Amir Levine: Psychiatrist, Neuroscientist
Emily Levine: Comedian
Janna Levin: Physicist
Simon Levin: Ecologist
Mark Levinson: Writer, Producer, Director
Jeffrey Levinton: Distinguished Professor of Ecology and Evolution
Daniel Levitin: Psychologist, Musician, Author
Joe Levy: Journalist
Walter Lewin: Astrophysicist and Professor Emeritus of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Walter Liedtke: Museum Curator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Lukas Ligeti: Composer
Alan Lightman: Astrophysicist and Author
Doug Liman: Film Director, Producer
Charles Limb: Otolaryngologist, Neuroscientist
Andrei Linde: Cosmologist
Grace Lindsay: Blogger
Scott D. Lipscomb: Associate Professor of Music Education
Hod Lipson: Roboticist
John Lithgow: Actor
Charles Liu: Astrophysicist
Margaret S. Livingstone: Neurobiologist, Author
Mario Livio: Astrophysicist
Xichen Li: Climate Scientist
Robin Lloyd: News Editor
Seth Lloyd: Mechanical Engineer, Author
Andrew W. Lo: Financial Engineer
George Lombardi: Physician
Andrea Lommen: Astrophysicist
J. Kenji Lopez-Alt: Chef
Polygraph Lounge: Singers, Comedians
Peter Lovatt: Dance Psychologist
Thomas Lovejoy: Conservation Biologist
Jane Lubchenco: Marine Ecologist
Brad Lubman: Conductor
Orchestra of St. Luke’s: Orchestra
Rebecca Luker: Actor, Singer
Johnny Luo: Atmospheric Scientist
Alexandra Lynch: Writer, Painter

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Tod Machover: Composer
Sandra Magnus: Former NASA Astronaut
Michel M. Maharbiz: Electrical Engineer, Computer Scientist
Juan Maldacena: Physicist
Carrie Manolakos: Performer
Erica Mansfield: Performer
Jo Marchant: Author
Gary Marcus: Research Psychologist
Cara Santa Maria: Science Journalist
Fotini Markopoulou-Kalamara: Theoretical Physicist
Brit Marling: Screenwriter, Actress
Michael J. Massimino: NASA Astronaut
Maja Matarić: Computer Scientist, Roboticist
John C. Mather: Astrophysicist
Richard Matthew: Environment, Conflict, and Peacebuilding Specialist
Alex Matthiessen: President of Riverkeeper
Tim Maudlin: Philosopher
Claire Max: Astrophysicist
Marilyn Maye: Singer
Yo-Yo Ma: Cellist
Anne E. McBride: Food Writer, Editor, and Consultant
Sean McDaniel: Musician
Alan McDonald: Nuclear Engineer
Mary McDonnell: Actor
Cynthia McFadden: Anchor, Correspondent
Bobby McFerrin: Musician
Harold McGee: Food Author
Colin McGinn: Philosopher
Patrick E. McGovern: Biomolecular Archeologist
Tim McHenry: Producer
Gavin McIntyre: Environmental Entrepreneur
Christopher McKay: Astrobiologist
Susan McKeown: Singer, Songwriter
Bill McKibben: Environmentalist, Author
Rebecca McMackin: Horticulturalist
Scott McVay: Explorer and Writer
Jon Meacham: Author and Journalist
Warren Meck: Psychologist, Neuroscientist
Oliver Medvedik: Professor and Founder, Genspace
Alfred Mele: Philosopher
Leland Melvin: Astronaut
Vinod Menon: Associate Professor of Physics, CUNY
Mark Mescher: Entomologist
Pat Metheny: Musician
Steve Metzger: Writer
Rachel Meyer: Evolutionary Biologist
Amber Miller: Professor, Physicist
Jarod Miller: Zoologist
Kenneth Miller: Cell Biologist
Paul D. Miller: AKA DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid
Marvin Minsky: Cognitive Scientist
Jeff Miranda: Associate Web Producer
Louise Mirrer: President and CEO of the New-York Historical Society
Steve Mirsky: Writer, Editor
Leonard Mlodinow: Physicist, Author
Seth Mnookin: Author
Mark Moffett: Ecologist, Explorer
Juliette Walma van der Molen: Developmental Psychologist
MOMIX: Modern Dance Company
Debra Monk: Actress
Jocelyn Monroe: Particle Physicist
Jin Montclare: Chemical and Biomedical Engineer
CeCe Moore: Genetic Genealogist
Consuelo De Moraes: Chemical Ecologist
Terry Moran: ABC News Anchor
Hannah Morris: Archaeologist
Rob Morrow: Actor, Writer, Director
David Morse: Actor, Screenwriter
Stephen J. Morse: Psychology & Law Expert
Michael Moss: Journalist, Author
Matt Mountain: Astronomer
Siddhartha Mukherjee: Physician, Author
Eryn Murman: Actress
George Musser: Editor, Author

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Gary Nabel: Virologist, Immunologist
Robert Naczi: Plant Systematist
Lynn Nadel: Psychologist
Anna Nagurney: Network Scientist
Ken Nakayama: Psychologist
Priyamvada Natarajan: Cosmologist, Theoretical Astrophysicist
James Naughton: Actor
Jay Neitz: Ophthalmologist
Marion Nestle: Professor, Author
Eric Nestler: Neuroscientist, Professor of Psychiatry
Peter Neufeld: Lawyer
Dava Newman: Astronautics & Aeronautics Engineer
David Ng: Science Educator
Beth Nicely: Performer
Sheila Nirenberg: Neuroscientist
Frank Nitsche: Geophysicist
Jeremy Niven: Insect Neuroscientist
Cynthia Nixon: Actor
Kia Nobre: Neuroscientist
Dan Nocera: Chemist
Fran Norris: Social Psychologist
Michael Novacek: Paleontologist
David Novarro: Journalist
Beth Simone Noveck: Professor of Policy and Technology, Author
Sir Paul Nurse: Geneticist and Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

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Abbey O’Brien: Actress
Miles O’Brien: Space Analyst, Journalist, Advocate
Kelli O’Hara: Singer
Brynn O’Malley: Performer
Lisa G. O’Sullivan: Medical Historian
Joyce Carol Oates: Author
Keith Oatley: Psychologist, Novelist
Jody Oberfelder: Choreographer, Director
Femi Oke: Radio Anchor
Olufunmilayo Olopade: Oncologist
Edwin Olson: Roboticist
Mimi Onuoha: Web Intern
The Metropole Orchestra: Orchestra
Michael Osterholm: Public Health Scientist
Jim Ottaviani: Author
Jennifer Ouellette: Science Writer, Author
Daniela O’Neill: Developmental Psychologist

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Elaine Pagels: Biblical Scholar
Lyman Page: Physicist
SuChin Pak: Journalist
Lawrence Parsons: Neuroscientist
Alex Pasternack: Journalist
Aniruddh D. Patel: Neuroscientist
Christina Pease: Astrophysics Educator
P. Hunter Peckham: Medical and Biological Engineer
Tiler Peck: Dancer
Hilary Peddicord: NOAA Education Specialist
Becca Peixotto: Archaeologist
Sir Roger Penrose: Mathematical Physicist
Irene Pepperberg: Ethologist, Author
Renee Reijo Pera: Embryonic-Stem-Cell Biologist
Tristan Perich: Experimental Composer
Saul Perlmutter: Astrophysicist
Cheryl Perry: Chef
Bijan Pesaran: Neural Scientist
Dean Pesnell: NASA Solar Astrophysicist
Jim Pfaus: Psychologist, Neuroscientist
“Science Bob” Pflugfelder: Teacher, Author, Television Personality
Elizabeth Phelps: Cognitive Neuroscientist
William Phillips: Physicist and Nobel Laureate in in Physics
Rosalind Picard: Roboticist
Xavier Le Pichon: Geophysicist
Steven Pinker: Psychologist, Linguist, Author
Randall Pinkston: Broadcast Journalist
Carolyn Porco: Imaging Scientist
Maurizio Porfiri: Mechanical Engineer
Massimo Porrati: Physicist
Corey Powell: Science Writer and Editor
Ellen Prager: Marine biologist
Peter Pringle: Author
Mechthild Prinz: Forensic Scientist
Louie Psihoyos: Documentary Filmmaker, Photographer

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Escher String Quartet: String Quartet

R^ top

Tal Rabin: Cryptographer
Jed S. Rakoff: Judge
Brian Ralph: Cheesemonger
Vilayanur Ramachandran: Neuroscientist
Lisa Randall: Theoretical Physicist and Author
Claudia Raschke-Robinson: Cinematographer
Niels Rattenborg: Neurophysiologist, Sleep Scientist
Emily Rauscher: Astrophysicist
Reactable: Reactable Systems [Netherlands]
Martin Rees: Cosmologist, Astrophysicist
Britt Reichborn-Kjennerud: Astrophysicist
T. Oliver Reid: Musician, Actor
John Rennie: Science Writer
Andrew Revkin: Environmental Reporter
Richard Rhodes: Author
Diana Rhoten: Senior Vice President, News Corporation
Matthieu Ricard: Buddhist Monk
Emily L. Rice: Astrophysicist
Sarah Elizabeth Richards: Journalist
Matt Ridley: Journalist and Author
Matthew Ritchie: Painter, Sculptor, Digital Artist
Bill Ritter: Anchor, Correspondent
Thorsten Ritz: Biophysicist
Holly Robbins: Human Computer Interaction Researcher
Sarah Robertson: Producer, Director
John Robinson: Rapper, Performer
Pamela Ronald: Plant Pathologist
Charlie Rose: Journalist
Michael Rose: Evolutionary Biologist
Lawrence Rosenblum: Psychologist
Nikolas Rose: Sociologist
Jonathan Rosen: Author, Editor
Raphael Rosen: Volunteer
David Rothenberg: Philosopher, Musician, Author
Michael Roush: Actor
Amy Rowat: Biophysicist
F. Sherwood Rowland: Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
Philip Rubin: Cognitive scientist, technologist, and science administrator
Vera Rubin: Astronomer
Paul Rudd: Actor
Cristine Russell: Science Writer
Michael Russell: Astrobiologist, Geochemist
Tara M. Ruttley: Engineer, NASA Scientist

S^ top

Jeffrey Sachs: Economist and Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University
Oliver Sacks: Neurologist, Author
Todd Sacktor: Neurologist, Neuroscientist
Alvar Saenz-Otero: Aerospace Engineer
Elyn Saks: Mental Health Law Professor
Syed Salahuddin: Co-founder, Babycastles
Faith Salie: TV & Radio Personality
Anya Salih: Marine Biologist
Peter L. Salk: Physician and Medical Researcher
Eric Sanderson: Landscape Ecologist
Laurie Santos: Cognitive Psychologist
Tomás Saraceno: Installation Artist
Dimitar Sasselov: Astronomer
Marcus du Sautoy: Mathematician
Heather Savage: Geophysicist
Emalie Savoy: Opera Singer
Charles Sawyers: Oncologist, Cancer Biologist
Glenn Saxe: Physician, Psychiatrist
Ruediger Schack: Mathematician
Daniel L. Schacter: Psychologist, Author
John Schaefer: Radio Host
Pamela Schaller: Senior Aquatic Biologist
James Schamus: CEO of Focus Features
Caleb Scharf: Astrobiologist
Carlos H. Schenck: Sleep Clinician, Author
Matt Schickele: Composer, Podcaster
Nicholas Schiff: Neurologist
Jürgen Schmidhuber: Computer Scientist, Artist
Liev Schreiber: Actor, Director, Screenwriter
Irena Schulz: Biologist
Meg Schwamb: Astronomer
Ben Schwegler: Engineer
Sara Seager: Planetary Scientist, Physicist
Charles Seife: Author, Journalist
Emily Senay: Physician, Broadcast Journalist
Maurizio Seracini: Engineer & Art Historian
Brent Sexton: Actor
Murray Shanahan: Cognitive Roboticist
Beth Shapiro: Evolutionary Paleogeneticist
Robert Shaye: Film Producer, Director, and Founder of New Line Cinema
Sam Shepard: Actor, Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Christopher Shera: Physicist, Auditory Physiologist
Lynn Sherr: Broadcast Journalist, Author
Clay Shirky: Interactive Telecommunications Professor
Seth Shostak: Astronomer
Mark D. Shriver: Anthropologist, Geneticist
Mark Siddall: Evolutionary Biologist
Eric Siegel: Director and Chief Content Officer at the New York Hall of Science
Jason Silva: Television Personality, Filmmaker, Philosopher
Jamie Simmonds: Producer, Sound Engineer, DJ
Dean Keith Simonton: Psychologist
Helen Blair Simpson: Psychiatrist
David Sinclair: Pathologist
Simon Singh: Author, Science Journalist, Producer
Naveen Sinha: Physicist
Metin Sitti: Roboticist
Mark Skwarek: New Media Performer
Gary Small: Neuroscientist
Gillian Small: Vice Chancellor for Research, The City University of New York
Anna Deavere Smith: Actress, Playwright
Lee Smolin: Theoretical Physicist
Body Snatcher: Alex Dowling & Sinead Meaney [Ireland]
Brian Snow: Security Expert
Chesney Snow: Actor, Beatboxer, Educator, Producer
Winston Soboyejo: Engineer
William Solecki: Geographer
Andrew Solomon: Writer, Activist
Charles Soule: Author
Heather Sparks: Writer
Devorah Sperber: Artist
David Spergel: Theoretical Astrophysicist
Maria Spiropulu: Physicist
Steven Squyres: Planetary Scientist
Kate Stafford: Oceanographer
Suzanne Staggs: Physicist
Lesley Stahl: Anchor, Correspondent
Elizabeth Stahlmann: Actress
Peter Staley: Activist
Elizabeth Stark: Internet Law Expert
Paul Steinhardt: Physicist
Garth Stevenson: Musician
Alison Stewart: Reporter
Robert Stickgold: Psychiatrist, Sleep Researcher
Gary Stix: Editor, Senior Writer
Bjørn Torger Stokke: Biophysicist
Horst Stormer: Physicist and Nobel Laureate in Physics
Chris Stringer: Paleoanthropologist
Julienne Stroeve: Geographer, Glaciologist
Steven Strogatz: Mathematician
Daniel Sullivan: Tony Award-Winning Director
Kathleen Supové: Pianist
Leonard Susskind: Theoretical Physicist, Author
Rachel Sussman: Artist
Wendy Suzuki: Neuroscientist, Psychologist
Howard Swartz: Executive Producer, NOVA
Julia Sweeney: Actor, Comedian
Latanya Sweeney: Computer Scientist
Musa Syeed: Director, Writer
Luke Syson: Art Curator
Jack W. Szostak: Biochemist, Geneticist

T^ top

Siu-Lan Tan: Professor
Corina Tarnita: Mathematical Biologist
Jill Tarter: Astronomer
Ian Tattersall: Anthropologist
Julian Taub: Science writer
Betsy Taylor: Social Activist
Jesi V. Taylor: Blogger
Julie Taymor: Director
Ofer Tchernichovski: Neuroscientist
Max Tegmark: Physicist, Author
Kevin Temmer: Animator, Composer, Songwriter
Josh Tenenbaum: Cognitive Scientist
Eugene Thacker: Author
Michelle Thaller: Astrophysicist
The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre: Performance Artists
Clarke Thorell: Performer
David Thoreson: Adventure Sailor, Photographer
Kip Thorne: Theoretical Physicist
Stephen Tindale: Environmentalist, Sustainable Energy Consultant
Sissel Tolaas: Scent Researcher, Artist
Concetta Tomaino: Music Therapist, Psychologist
Frank Tong: Cognitive Neuroscientist
Giulio Tononi: Psychiatrist, Neuroscientist
Christina Tosi: Chef, Owner and Founder of Momofuku Milk Bar
Edward Toth: Director of the Greenbelt Native Plant Center at the New York Department of Parks and Recreation
Traffic: Rachel O'Dwyer & Roberto Pugliese [Ireland, Italy]
Caitlin Trainor: Dancer, Choreographer
Jakob Trollbäck: Designer and Creative Director of Trollbäck + Company
Ashley Tucker: Blog Contributor
Maggie Turnbull: Astrobiologist
Michael Turner: Theoretical Astrophysicist and Cosmologist
Neil Turok: Physicist
Margie Turrin: Educator
Christopher W. Tyler: Neuroscientist, Art Analyst
Neil deGrasse Tyson: Astrophysicist

U^ top

Sala “Nibh” Uddin: Student
Garrick Utley: Senior Fellow, SUNY Levin Institute

V^ top

Cumrun Vafa: String Theorist
Steve Vance: Scientist
Elizabeth Vargas: ABC News Anchor
Harold Varmus: Nobel Laureate, Oncologist
Paul Vasey: Behavioral Neuroscientist
César Vega: Food Scientist, Author
Stephanie Butler Velegol: Chemical Engineer
Erik Verlinde: Theoretical physicist
Herman Verlinde: Theoretical & String Physicist
Edward A. Vessel: Neuroscientist
Nora D. Volkow: Psychiatrist
Leslie Vosshall: Neuroscientist, Olfactory Scientist
Hugo Van Vuuren: Research Fellow

W^ top

Nicholas Wade: Science Reporter, Editor, and Writer
Anthony D. Wagner: Psychologist, Neuroscientist
John Waldman: Biologist
Mohan K. Wali: Ecologist
Dominic Walliman: Physicist
Lynette Wallworth: Multimedia Artist
Jessica Wapner: Author
Kevin Warwick: Cyberneticist
Hannah Waters: Biologist, Science Writer
James Watson: Molecular Biologist, Geneticist, and Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine
Molly Webster: Producer
Victoria Weeks: Filmmaker
Daniel M Wegner: Psychologist
Steven Weinberg: Theoretical Physicist and Nobel Laureate in Physics
Richard Weindruch: Gerontologist
Jonathan Weiner: Author
Bill Weir: ABC News Correspondent and Anchor
Mark M. Weislogel: Engineer
Paul Weiss: Nanoscientist
Rainer Weiss: Physicist
Lawrence Weschler: Writer
Benjamin West: Stove Maker, Entrepreneur
Gregory Wheeler: Computer Scientist, Philosopher
Philip White: Experimental Musician
Mark Whittle: Astronomer
Teal Wicks: Actress
Ted Widmer: Historian, Writer
Carl Wieman: Physicist and Nobel Laureate in Physics
Torsten Wiesel: Neurophysiologist and Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine
Mark Wigley: Architect
Frank Wilczek: Theoretical Physicist, Mathematician, and Nobel Laureate in Physics
Ted T. Williams: Planetarium Professional
Adam Wilson: Biomedical Engineer
Edward O. Wilson: Evolutionary Biologist and Author
Matthew Wilson: Neuroscientist, Dream Researcher
Robert Woodrow Wilson: Astronomer
Kathleen Wisneski: Blog Contributor
Damian Woetzel: Director, Producer
Paul Root Wolpe: Neuroethicist
W. Hugh Woodin: Mathematician
Vanessa Woods: Author, Research Scientist
Alex Wright: Director of User Experience at The New York Times
Tim Wu: Author, Technology Law

Y^ top

Philip Yam: Editor, Science Writer
Ekow N. Yankah: Professor of Law
Shing-Tung Yau: Mathematician
Rachel Yehuda: Psychiatrist, Neuroscientist
Ed Yong: Science Writer
Michael York: Actor, Author
Bill Yosses: Chef
Rafael Yuste: Neuroscientist

Z^ top

Samantha Zack: Performer
Josh Zepps: Host
Anna Ziegler: Playwright
Carl Zimmer: Science Writer
Bora Zivkovic: Blogger
Susan Zolla-Pazner: Pathologist, Immunologist
Klaus Zuberbühler: Primatologist
Marlene Zuk: Author, Biologist, Professor
Rachel Zwick: Biology Researcher