1930 – Alferov was born in Vitebsk, Belarus, USSR on the 15th of March. 1952 – He graduated from the Department of Electronics of V.I. Ulyanov Electrotechnical Institute in Leningrad. 1953 – He was a staff member of the Physico-Technical Institute. 1953-1964 – He became a Junior Researcher. 1961 – He ..
965 – Alhazen was born in Basra, Iraq as Abu Ali Hasan Ibn al-Haitham. 1015-1021 – He wrote his seven volume treatise on optics Kitab al-Manazir which drastically transformed the ancient Greek understanding of vision. Discovered the the laws of refraction, carried out the first experiments on the dispersion of light into its constituent colours. ..
1567 – Born on the 4th of January in Brussels, Belgium. 1586 – He became a Jesuit. 1611 – He started a special school of mathematics, in Antwerp, which intended to perpetuate the mathematical research and study in the Jesuit society. 1613 – His book Opticorum Libri Sex philosophis juxta ac mathematics utiles was published ..
1921 – Agnew was born in Denver, Colorado. 1942 – Received his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from the University of Denver and joined Fermi’s research group at Chicago. 1946-1949 – Returned to Chicago to finish his graduate studies and received his Ph.D. under Fermi’s direction. 1955-1961 – Elected as state senator for six years. ..
1875 – He was born on the 26th of March in Danzig, Germany. 1897 – He studied under Max Planck and he graduated. 1900 – He worked as Planck’s assistant. – He worked at Gottingen as a privatdozent, an unpaid lecturing position for nine years. 1902 – He developed his theory of the electron. ..
1928 – Born on the 25th of June in Moscow, Russian. 1948 – He graduated from the Moscow State University. – He worked in the Institute for Physical Problems of the USSR Academy of Sciences. 1951 – He received his Ph. D. for the theory of thermal diffusion in plasmas and then the ..
1100-1165 – Hibat Allah Abu’l-Barakat al-Baghdaadi was a philosopher and physicist. He was a follower of Avicenna, who proposed an explanation of the acceleration of falling bodies byb the accumulation of successive increments of power with successive increments of veloci..
1753 – Born on the 28th of April in Berlin, Germany. 1776 – He was elected to the Royal Academy of Sciences at Berlin. 1782 – He became the director of the physical classes of the academy. 1789 – He planted various sugar-bearing plants on his manor in Caulsdorf near Berlin. 1794 – He built ..
1913 – Born on the 27th 0f April in Tacoma, Washington. 1939 – He was among the first American scientists to verfiy Nuclear Fission in an article submitted to the Physical Review in February. 1940 – He was the co-discoverer of the element Neptunium on the 8th of June. – He ..
1840 – Born on the 23th of January in Eisenach, Germany. 1861 – Studied physics and mathematics as an undergraduate at the University of Jena and went to graduate school at the University of Gottingen, where he received a doctorate in thermodynamics. 1863 – He joined the faculty at the University of Jena ..