Biographical Memoirs

Published since 1877, Biographical Memoirs feature the life histories and selected bibliographies of deceased members. All of the memoirs published since 1877 are available online as PDFs:

Wallace L. W. Sargent (1935-2012)

Wallace L. W. Sargent (1935-2012) »
by Charles C. Steidel (astronomy)

Jerome A. Berson (1924-2017)

Jerome A. Berson (1924-2017) »
by Robert Bergman and Marc Greenberg (chemistry)

Stirling Colgate (1925-2013)

Stirling Colgate (1925-2013) »
by David Arnett, Gordon Baym, and Necia Cooper (astronomy)

James B. Thompson Jr. (1921-2011)

James B. Thompson Jr. (1921-2011) »
by Douglas Rumble (geology)

Joachim W. Messing (1946-2019)

Joachim W. Messing (1946-2019) »
by Hugo K. Dooner, Robert M. Goodman, Pal Maliga, and Marja Timmermans (animal, nutritional and applied microbial sciences)

Tom L. Phillips (1931-2018)

Tom L. Phillips (1931-2018) »
by William A. DiMichele (plant biology)

Joseph G. Polchinski (1954-2018)

Joseph G. Polchinski (1954-2018) »
by Edward Witten (physics)

Arthur Pardee (1921-2019)

Arthur Pardee (1921-2019) »
by Alfred L. Goldberg and Thoru Pederson (cellular and developmental biology)

Ralph Cicerone (1943-2016)

Ralph Cicerone (1943-2016) »
by Barbara J. Finlayson-Pitts, Diane E. Griffin, V. Ramanathan, Barbara Schaal, and Susan E. Trumbore (geophysics)

Paul Talalay (1923-2019)

Paul Talalay (1923-2019) »
by Theresa Shapiro and Phillip Cole (biochemistry)

Alfred G. Redfield (1929-2019)

Alfred G. Redfield (1929-2019) »
by Thomas C. Pochapsky (biophysics and computational biology)

Norman Myers (1934-2019)

Norman Myers (1934-2019) »
by Peter H. Raven and Stuart Pimm (environmental sciences and ecology)

Russell F. Doolittle (1931-2019)

Russell F. Doolittle (1931-2019) »
by Jack Kyte (biochemistry)

Emanuel Margoliash (1920-2008)

Emanuel Margoliash (1920-2008) »
by Indrani Mukharji (biochemistry)

E. Bright Wilson Jr. (1908-1992)

E. Bright Wilson Jr. (1908-1992) »
by Dudley R. Herschbach (chemistry)

Kenneth O. Emery (1914-1998)

Kenneth O. Emery (1914-1998) »
by David G. Aubrey (geology)

Daniel D. Joseph (1929-2011)

Daniel D. Joseph (1929-2011) »
by Katepalli R. Sreenivasan (engineering sciences)

Joseph G. Polchinski (1954-2018)

Joseph G. Polchinski (1954-2018) »
by Raphael Bousso, Fernando Quevedo, and Steven Weinberg (physics)

Henry Taube (1915-2005)

Henry Taube (1915-2005) »
by Peter C. Ford and Thomas J. Meyer (chemistry)

Robert Wasserman (1926-2018)

Robert Wasserman (1926-2018) »
by Robert J. Cousins and Sylvia Christakos (animal, nutritional, and applied microbial sciences)

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