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1891 – Walther Bothe was born on the 8th of January in Oranienburg near Berlin. 1908-1912 – He studied physics at the University of Berlin under Max Planck, 1920 – Bothe taught at the University of Berlin. 1924 – Bothe’s coincidence circuit was one of the first AND logic gates. Bothe studied the Compton effect ..

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1852 – Edward Bouchet was born in New Haven on the 15th of September. 1866 – He attended the New Haven High School. 1868-1870 – He attended the Hopkins School, where he graduated first in his class. 1870 – Edward Bouchet entered Yale. 1874 – He graduated summa cum laude and 6th from a class. ..

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1733 – He was born on the 4th of May in Dax, France.          – Borda entered the French army at an early age and later transferred to the navy, where he attained the rank of capitaine de vaisseau, took part in several scientific voyages, and played a role in the American Revolution.     ..

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1882 – Born on the 11th day of December this year in Breslau, Germany.   1908 – Studied at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.   1909 – Settled in as a young academic at Göttingen as a Privatdozent.   1913 – Married Hedwig, née Ehrenberg, who was of Jewish descent (although a practicing Christian), on ..

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1912 – Born on November 24th in Chicago. American nuclear physicist, who was an early member of the Manhattan Project and later led the construction of Brookhaven National Laboratory nuclear reactor, the first reactor solely for "peacetime" uses of atomic energy. 1942 – Dr. Borst was a research associate at the metallurgical laboratory in Chicago, ..

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1711 – Born on May 18th in the Republic of Ragusa. A Dalmatian Jesuit and well-known Croatian mathematician, astronomer, and natural philosopher. 1725 – He entered the novitiate of the Society of Jesus in Rome. 1755-1758 – He wrote ‘De litteraria expeditione per Pontificam ditionem’ and ‘Theoria philosophiae naturalis’.          – He was sent ..

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1858 – Born on the 30th of November, in Mymensingh, Bengal. Indian plant physiologist and physicist whose invention of highly sensitive instruments for the detection of minute responses by living organisms to external stimuli enabled him to anticipate the parallelism between animal and plant tissues noted by later biophysicists. 1880 – He was later sent ..

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1844 – Born in Vienna, Austria on the 20th of February, to Ludwig Georg Boltzmann a tax official and Katarina Pauernfeind.          – Boltzmann attended high school in Linz, Upper Austria. 1859 – At age 15, he lost his father. 1863 – Studied physics at the University of Vienna. 1866 – Received his PhD ..

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1917 – David Joseph Bohm was born on the 20th of December in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. 1939 – Graduated at Pennsylvania State College, then studied at California Institute of Technology for a year.        – Obtained doctorate degree in theoretical physics under Robert Oppenheimer at the University of California, Berkeley. 1942 – Offered him to work ..

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1922 – Born on the 19th of June in Copenhagen, the son of Margrethe and Niels Bohr. 1946 – Became an associate at the Niels Bohr Institute of Theoretical Physics at the University of Copenhagen. 1948 – Worked with Ben Mottelson and Leo James Rainwater in Copenhagen to summarize the current knowledge of nuclear structure ..

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