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1885 – Born on the 7th of October in Copenhagen, Denmark to Christian Bohr a professor of physiology at the University of Copenhagen and Ellen Adler Bohr. 1912 – Married Margrethe Nørlund, and one of their sons Aage Niels Bohr was also a physicist. 1911 – Received his doctorate from Copenhagen University under Christian Christiansen. ..

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1905 – Born on the 23rd of Octber in Zurich, Switzerland. 1924 – Finished high school at Gymnasium, Canton of Zurich. 1927 – Graduated at Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland. 1928 – Took up PhD, at University of Leipzig. 1933 – Served as Professor at Stanford University. 1934 – He left Germany, emigrating to ..

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1920 – Born in Dordrecht, The Netherlands on the 11th of March. Dutch-born American physicist. 1941-1943 – Bloembergen received undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Utrecht. 1945 – He left Netherlands due to devastation of Europe from World War II to pursue graduate studies at Harvard University.          – Bloembergen was hired ..

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1774 – Jean Baptiste Biot was born on the 21st of April in Paris, France. 1797 – He was appointed professor of mathematics at Beauvais. 1800 – He became professor of physics at the Collège de France. 1801 – He wrote "Analyse de la mécanique céleste de M. Laplace". 1802 – He wrote "Traité analytique ..

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1942 – Robert Joseph Birgeneau was born is a Canadian physicist.          – Birgeneau graduated from St. Michael’s College School in Toronto. 1963 – He received a B.Sc in mathematics from the University of Toronto. 1966 – He received his Ph.D in physics from Yale University. 1968-1975 – He worked at AT&T Bell Laboratories. ..

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1897 – Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett was born on the 18th of November. 1921 – He graduated from Cambridge University.          – He was appointed to the Order of Merit and made a Companion of Honour. 1940-1941 – Blackett served on the MAUD Committee. 1947 – Introduced a theory to account for the Earth’s ..

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1947 – Gerd Binnig was born on the 20th of July in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. 1957 – At the age of 10, he decided to become a physicist. 1963 – He started playing the violin at 15 and played in his school orchestra. 1969 – He married Lore Wagler, a psychologist, and they have ..

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1909 – Born on the 30th of October in Bombay, India.         – Studied at the Elphinstone College and the Royal Institute of Science. 1925 – He passed the Senior Cambridge Examination when he was 16 and went to Cambridge to study mechanical engineering. 1934 – Received his doctorate from the University of Cambridge. 1940 ..

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1873 – Born on the 25th of May in Riesbach, Switzerland.   Close friend of Albert Einstein at the Federal Polytechnic Institute in Zurich.   Credited with introducing Einstein to the works of Ernst Mach, the skeptical critic of physics.   1955 – Michele Angelo Besso died on 15th of March in Genova, Italy.   ..

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1906 – Born on the 2nd of July in Strassburg, Germany. German-born American astrophysicist and physicist. 1915 – He attended the Gymnasium in Frankfurt. 1928 – Studied at the University of Frankfurt for two years, and at Munich for two and one half years, taking his Ph. D. in theoretical physics with Professor Arnold Sommerfeld ..

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