Adolf Carl Noé
PaleobotanistDied when: 65 years 164 days (785 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio
Adolf Carl Noé (born Adolf Carl Noé von Archenegg;October 28, 1873 – April 10, 1939) was an Austrian-born paleobotanist.He is credited for identifying the first coal ball in the United States in 1922, which renewed interest in them.
He also developed a method of peeling coal balls using nitrocellulose.Many of the paleobotanical materials owned by the University of Chicago's Walker Museum were provided by Noé, where he was also a curator of fossil plants.
He was also a research associate at the Field Museum of Natural History, where he assisted with their reconstruction of a Carboniferous forest.