author of the first novel by an African American that was published in the United States (1808-1870)
English writer of novels and short stories (1913-1991)
Scottish ornithologist in the United States (1766-1813)
United States physicist honored for his work on cosmic microwave radiation (born in 1918)
Canadian geophysicist who was a pioneer in the study of plate tectonics (1908-1993)
American Revolutionary leader who was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence (1742-1798)
United States entomologist who has generalized from social insects to other animals including humans (born in 1929)
Scottish physicist who invented the cloud chamber (1869-1959)
United States literary critic (1895-1972)
28th President of the United States; led the United States in World War I and secured the formation of the League of Nations (1856-1924)
a peak in the San Juan mountains of Colorado (14,246 feet high)
- Hello? This is Pat Wilson here. May I have a word with grace?
- Mr Wilson is henpecked by his wife; she wears the pants in that family.
- These patients are under the charge of Dr Wilson.
- Could you arrange a meeting with Mrs Wilson for Monday, please?