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1625 – Rasmus Bartholin is a Danish physicist and physician was born 13th of August. 1642-47 – He entered the University of Copenhagen and receiving his B.A.(1644) and finished M.A.(1647). 1645 – Studied mathematics at the University of Leiden. 1651 – Bartholin studied at a number of places including Padua from where he received a ..

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Ian G. Barbour is a physicist, theologian and author.   1923 – Ian Graeme Barbour was born Beijing, China.   He received his B.S. in physics from Swarthmore College.   1946 – Ian G. Barbour finished his M.S. in physics from Duke University.   1950 – His Ph.D. in physics from University of Chicago.   ..

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1908 – John Bardeen was born in Madison, Wisconsin, on 23rd of May. 1923 – Bardeen graduated from Madison Central High School. 1928 – John Bardeen finished BS, University of Wisconsin, Madison.     1936 – Bardeen took up PhD Physics, Princeton University. 1938 – Bardeen married Jane Maxwell. They have three children, James Maxwell, William Allen ..

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1877 – Charles Glover Barkla was born on 7th of June at Widnes, Lancashire, England. 1884 – He was educated at the Liverpool Institute. 1898 – Barkla graduated with First Class Honours in Physics. 1899 – Charles Glover Barkla obtained his master’s degree.          – The Royal Commissioners awarded him a research scholarship. 1900 – ..

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1825 – Born on the 1st of May in Lausen, Switzerland. Studied at the University of Karlsruhe and the University of Berlin 1849 – Completed his Ph.D. from the University of Basel in with a dissertation on the cycloid 1868 – He married Christine Pauline Rinck. 1885 – His major contribution was the empirical formula ..

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1904 – Born on the 27th of July in Cooperstown, New York. 1921 – Entered MIT to study electrical engineering in a cooperative program with the General Electric Company. 1926 – Ken applied to Princeton and he is admitted. 1931 – Ken and Margaret ("Peg") Pitkin, then a member of the Swarthmore teaching faculty, were ..

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1948 – Born on December 8th in Bronderslev, Denmark. Danish theoretical physicist who helped to develop the concept of "self-organized criticality". 1974 – He received a doctorate and went to work at the Brookhaven lab. 1987 – He and two post-doctoral researchers, Dr. Chao Tang and Dr. Kurt Wiesenfeld, presented their ideas on self-organized criticality ..

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1806 – Alexander Bache was born 19th of July in Philadelphia. 1825 – Entered West Point at the age of 15. The youngest in his class, he graduated with highest achievement and stayed on for a year as an assistant in engineering. 1828-1841 – Occupied the post of professor of natural philosophy and chemistry at ..

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1904 – Born on the 12th of June in Salt Lake City, Utah. 1925 – Received his B.S. in physics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. 1926 – Received his M.S. in physics, New York University, New York, New York. 1927 – Married Margaret Linnie Mackenzie. 1928 – Received his Ph.D. in physics, New ..

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1877 – Born on September 1st in Harborne, Birmingham, England. British physicist who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry.          – The Aston dark space in electronic discharges is named after him. 1894 – He entered Mason College, Birmingham where he studied chemistry under Frankland and Tilden, and Physics under Poynting. 1898 – Won ..

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