Thomas Dale Brock

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Birthday
10, 1926
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH

About

Discovered hyperthermophiles, high-temperature bacteria that live in the Great Fountains of Yellowstone.

Before Fame

He spent over a year in the U.S. Navy electronics program and then attended Ohio State University with the dream of becoming a writer.

Trivia

He published an article titled "Life at High Temperatures" in Science journal in 1967.

Family Life

He was born in Cleveland, Ohio to Helen Sophia Ringwald and Thomas Carter Brock.

Associated With

He translated work by microbiologist Robert Koch when contributing to Milestones in Microbiology 1546 to 1940.