J. MARVIN HERNDON

J. Marvin Herndon (b. 1944) is an American interdisciplinary scientist, who earned his BA degree in physics in
1970 from the University of California, San Diego and his Ph.D. degree in nuclear chemistry in 1974 from
Texas A&M University.

J. MARVIN HERNDON

J. Marvin Herndon (b. 1944) is an American interdisciplinary scientist, who earned his BA degree in physics in 1970 from the University of California, San Diego and his Ph.D. degree in nuclear chemistry in 1974 from Texas A&M University. J. Marvin Herndon was a post-doctoral apprentice to Hans E. Suess and Harold C. Urey in geochemistry and cosmochemistry at the University of California, San Diego. He is the President and CEO of Transdyne Corporation in San Diego, California.Profiled in 2003 in Current Biography, along with Chief Justice of the U. S. Supreme Court, William H. Rehnquist, White House chief of staff, Andrew H. Card, Jr., film director and screenwriter, Sofia Coppola and thirteen others, dubbed a “maverick geophysicist” by The Washington Post [The Washington Post, March 24, 2003, Page A06], and armed with a unique knowledge of the nature of science and the ways to make important discoveries, passed down through generations of master scientists, Dr. Herndon’s professional life, as a technologist and as a scientist, has been a step-by-step logical progression of understanding and discovery, uncovering and posing corrections to deep-rooted mistakes in geophysics, in astrophysics, in science management, and most recently in the deliberate destruction of Earth’s natural environment. His website is NuclearPlanet.com.