This celebrity goo was created by player Steve West.

publication date: Saturday, December 26, 2020 (part of Winter 2021)

category: Science

clue: A pioneer of rocket science, this loon was head of a cult church and had his money and girlfriend stolen by a Scientologist bigwig.

explanation: Jack Parsons was a founder of JPL and Aerojet. His association with L. Ron Hubbard led to heartache. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, and Scott Hardie


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