Scientists Missing a Letter

Can you name the scientists who lost their letters?

Lost LetterFamous ScientistCurious Description
AHelped us figure out why disease ERUPTS
BMade detailed planetary observations for all to HEAR
CCreated enough charts of the center of our universe that you might call him a SUN COPIER
DExplained the uncertainty that a bunch of fat cats in a box might be some RICH GONERS
ETold us that if it's ten to us then for someone travelling at half the speed of light IT'S NINE
FSaid you really want to have sex with your mother but he wasn't trying to be RUDE
GExplained the universe robotically and his laughter sounds funny: 'Ha. Ha. Ha. HA,' WINK
HSaid the atom's outer shell is like an electron ORB
IDiscovered radium and was exposed to it in such a way that there is no CURE
JFound how cells' surfaces affect development and saw termination in the protein TSU
KWrote the motion laws that explain the ways that planets attract and REPEL
LMade a table of the elements where they were organized in a way that he would DEEM EVEN
MCried 'eureka' for his many discoveries and knew that bouyancy was the one 'for which I SEARCHED!'
Lost LetterFamous ScientistCurious Description
NBrought gravitation and calculus to the ye olde TOWNE
OSaw an animalcule, and thought: 'This attractive wiggler looks like a WEE EEL HUNK!'
PFounded quantum theory and told us new ideas are accepted when the young see they make sense and the old cranks go CLANK
QAlso won a Nobel Prize for radiation, but he is the only notable scientist who works for this quiz question and therefore he is a CUE REBEL
RDetermined that species are naturally selected after the Beagle caught A WIND
SCreated alternating current for lighting so we can now all stay out LATE
TConstructed a model for deoxyribonucleic acid that was as good AS NOW
UMade mathematical analyses that caused his contemporaries to LEER
VDetailed the chemistry of combustion so that we would later want to RAISE OIL
WIs king of the ants and as a child was stung in his LOINS
XFor electricity he found the ELM. LAW
YBroke ground on human sexuality, so don't twist your panties into a SKEIN
ZFound the butterfly effect by being a bit of a LONER
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  • Each curious description contains a word or words in ALL CAPS that is an anagram of the scientist's last name minus the missing letter for that scientist.
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