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1911 – Born on the 4th of July. 1940 – He published a prominent physics textbook, The Modern Theory of Solids. 1949 – He served as a professor of physics at the University of Illinois. 1962 – He served as the president of the National Academy of Sciences. 1968 – He was president of Rockefeller ..

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1932 – Born in New York City on the 2nd of November. 1953 – He earned his B.A. 1958 – He earned his Ph.D. at Columbia University, where Nobel laureate I. I. Rabi was the head of the physics department.          – Schwartz became an assistant professor at Columbia. 1960 – He was promoted ..

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1834 – Born on the 19th of November in Frankfort-on-the-Oder, Germany. 1858 – Received his Ph. D. at Berlin, previously studied also at Königsberg and at Heidelberg. 1859 – Became privatdocent at Berlin. 1872 – Appointed professor in the University of Würzburg. 1885 – Published also a Geschichte des physicalischen Instituts der Universitüt Heidelberg. 1875-1907 ..

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1858 – Born on April 23rd in Kiel, Germany. German physicist. The father of quantum theory and eponym of Planck’s constant. 1879 – Planck studied at the Universities of Munich and Berlin, where his teachers included Kirchhoff and Helmholtz, and received his doctorate of philosophy at Munich. 1880-1885 – He was Privatdozent in Munich. 1889 ..

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1884 – Born in Basel, Switzerland on the 28th of  January. 1930 – Piccard’s interests shifted when he realized that a modification of some of his atmospheric balloon concepts would allow descent into the deep ocean. 1931 – On the 27th of May, Auguste and Paul Kipfer took off from Augsburg, Germany, and reached a ..

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