"Personally I prefer to consider the word of the scientific man who is sacrificing his time, his health and his reputation in the effort to solve a persistent mystery, than the snap judgment of a professional conjurer."
— Hamlin Garland
in alphabetical order by surname, are some of the many
men and women who have made an important contribution to,
or played a critical role in, the discovery of evidence
for the continuation of life beyond the demise of our physical
bodies. Click on an entry to access a brief biography. The
> precedes the year of their transition.