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1766 – Born in East Dereham, Norfolk on the 6th of August. 1793 – He obtained a doctorate in medicine from Cambridge University. 1800 – He left medicine and concentrated on pursuing these interests instead of his trained vocation. 1802 – His optical work was important as well, where he is remembered for his observations ..

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US (Hungarian-born) physicist   immigrated to US 1930 (naturalized US citizen 1937)   introduced group theory into quantum mechanics   wrote "Group Theory and Its Application to Atomic Spectra" 1931   prover and eponym of Wigner's theorem 1932   president of American Physical Society 1956   Nobel Prize in Physics 1..

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John Archibald Wheeler is an eminent American theoretical physicist. 1911 – Born 9th of July in Jacksonville, Florida. 1933 – Received his doctorate from Johns Hopkins University.      – His thesis, under the supervision of Karl Herzfeld, was on the theory of the dispersion and adsorption of helium. 1938-1976 – Professor of physics at Princeton ..

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1883 – Born in Lemberg on the 19th of April. 1905 – He published an article on "Zur konstruktiven Infinitesimalgeometrie der ebenen Kurven," in the prestigious Zeitschrift für Mathematik und Physik. 1908 – Mises was awarded a doctorate from Vienna and he received his habilitation from Brünn, to lecture on engineering. 1909 – He was ..

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1820 – John Tyndall, born on August 2nd in Leighlinbridge, County Carlow, Ireland in poor circumstances, was a remarkable self-made man of science. 1839 – He joined the Irish ordinance survey. 1848 – He became known to the scientific world as the author of a luminous treatise on Crystals. 1853 – He was given the ..

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1753 – Born in rural Woburn, Massachusetts on the 26th of March. 1769 – While recuperating in Woburn from an injury, Thompson conducted experiments concerning the nature of heat and began to correspond with Loammi Baldwin and others about them. 1772 – Thompson’s prospects were dim but in that year they changed abruptly. 1781 – ..

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1908 – Born on January 15th in Budapest, Hungary, Austria-Hungary. Hungarian-born American nuclear physicist who participated in the production of the first atomic bomb (1945) and who led the development of the world’s first thermonuclear weapon, the hydrogen bomb. 1930 – After attending schools in Budapest, he earned a degree in chemical engineering at the ..

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1856 – He was born on the 10th day of July of this year in Smiljan, Military Frontier, Austrian Empire. His baptism certificate reports that he was born on June 28, 1856, and christened by the Serbian Orthodox priest Toma Oklobdžija. His father was Rev. Milutin Tesla, a priest in the Serbian Orthodox Church Metropolitanate ..

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