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1786 – Born on February 26th in Estagel, Roussillon, France. French physicist who discovered the principle of the production of magnetism by rotation of a nonmagnetic conductor.          – His scientific achievements were mainly in the fields of astronomy, magnetism, and optics. 1803 – He entered the Polytechnic.          – Working with Augustin ..

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1814 – Born on the 13th of August in Sweden. 1839 – He was educated at Uppsala University, where he became docent in physics. 1842 – He went to the Stockholm Observatory in order to gain experience in practical astronomical work, and in the following year he was appointed keeper of the Uppsala Astronomical Observatory. ..

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1943 – Born in the United States. 1970 – Visiting Professor of Architecture Ph.D. at Harvard University.        – Robert Higgin Professor of Mechanical Engineering. 1992 – One of his experiments on the surface properties of liquids in the presence of surfactants was conducted on the space shuttle. 2002 – Died on the 1st of ..

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1892 – Born on the 6th of September in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. 1900 – At the age of 18 he won a scholarship to St John’s College, Cambridge. He graduated with a first class degree in Natural Sciences. 1920 – After returning from active service in World War I, he became assistant demonstrator in ..

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1873 – Born at Andara House, Comber, County Down, Ireland on the 7th of February. 1884 – Andrews began attending the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. 1901 – At Harland and Wolff, Andrews worked his way up through the company and became the manager of the construction works. 1907 – Andrews was appointed the managing director ..

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1923 – Born on December 13th in Indianapolis, Indiana. American physicist and corecipient, with John H. Van Vleck and Sir Nevill F. Mott, of the Nobel Prize for Physics for his research on semiconductors, superconductivity, and magnetism. 1949 – Educated at Harvard University, Anderson received his doctorate.          – He worked at Bell Telephone ..

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1905 – Born on September 3rd in New York, New York. American physicist who, with Victor Francis Hess of Austria, won the Nobel Prize for Physics for his discovery of the positron, or positive electron, the first known particle of antimatter. 1930 – Anderson received his Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, where ..

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1921 – Alpher was born in Washington, DC. 1932 – Attended a hebrew school at the age of eleven, he was already argumenting debates with the rabbi. 1933 – Started working and was earning 50 cents an hour. 1937 – Received an invitation from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) informing him of the chance ..

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1807 – David Alter was born in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania on the 3rd of December. 1836 – He invented the electric telegraph. 1837 – He settled in Freeport, Pennsylvania. He made a small electric motor. 1840 – He invented electric buggy, the forerunner of the automobile. 1841-1842 – He obtained medical schooling at the Cincinnati ..

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1911 – Born on the 13th of June in San Francisco, California. An American experimental physicist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics for work that included the discovery of many resonance particles.   1932 – He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Chicago.   1934 – He received his ..

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