Stanley Lloyd Miller
|Died||May 20, 2007 (aged 77)|
|Alma mater||University of California at Berkeley|
|Institutions||University of Chicago|
University of California, San Diego
|Doctoral advisor||Harold Urey|
|Doctoral students||Jeffrey Bada|
Stanley Lloyd Miller (March 7, 1930 – May 20, 2007) was an American chemist. He was known for discovering the Miller–Urey experiment, which showed that complex organic molecules could be synthesised from inorganic precursors. He was seen as the "father of prebiotic chemistry".
References[change | change source]
- Bada JL (2013). "New insights into prebiotic chemistry from Stanley Miller's spark discharge experiments". Chemical Society Reviews. 42 (5): 2186–2196. doi:10.1039/c3cs35433d. PMID 23340907.
- Bada JL, Lazcano A. Stanley L. Miller (1930-2007): A Biographical Memoir (PDF). National Academy of Sciences (USA). pp. 1–40.
- Lazcano A, Bada JL (2007). "Stanley L. Miller (1930-2007): reflections and remembrances". Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres. 38 (5): 373–381. doi:10.1007/s11084-008-9145-2. PMID 18726708.