This section covers historical highlights of people in Asia, South Pacific, Australia and New Zealand. It exams what can be done to make the future better than the past, including how plentiful, reliable energy can help. Contributions are from people in all walks of life.View items...
Marie CurieCurie was a Polish-born French physicist famous for her work on radioactivity and twice a winner of the Nobel Prize. She made history in 1903 when she became the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize in physics. She is the most famous female scientist of all time.
Thormod Henriksen is Emeritus Professor of Physics at the University of Oslo in Norway. Early in life he was given large doses of radiation to treat complications from tuberculosis. He is in his eighties and healthy. He dedicated his life to research, education and writing books about radiation and health.
Patrick Moore: Co-Founder of Greenpeace, One of only a few original members of Greenpeace with an advanced science degree. He now is dedicated to promoting better energy and better agriculture to assist the poorer half of the world.
Mary Claire Birdsong - USA. While in high school, she dedicated herself to learning about and promoting nuclear energy and nuclear medicine. She is an outstanding writer and analyst.
Calvin Beisner, Cornwall Energy Alliance: One of the greatest concerns is that the demand to reduce allegedly dangerous, man-made global warming by reducing carbon dioxide emissions would trap the world’s poorest 2.9 billion people—about 1.3 billion of whom still use wood, coal, charcoal, and dung on open fires as their primary cooking and heating fuels and about 1.9 billion of whom lack all access to electricity—in extreme poverty and high rates of disease and premature death.