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1797 – Born on December 17th in Albany, New York. He was one of the first great American scientists after Benjamin Franklin. He aided Samuel F.B. Morse in the development of the telegraph and discovered several important principles of electricity, including self-induction, a phenomenon of primary importance in electronic circuitry. 1829 – While working with ..

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1901 – Born on the 5th of December. 1925 – He invented matrix mechanics, the first formalization of quantum mechanics. 1927 – His uncertainty principle, developed, states that the simultaneous determination of two paired quantities, for example the position and momentum of a particle, has an unavoidable uncertainty. 1932 – He received the Nobel Prize ..

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1942 – Born on the 8th of January. 1950 – Hawking and his family moved to St Albans in Hertfordshire where, from the age of 11, he attended St Albans School. 1960 – He and his Cambridge friend and colleague, Roger Penrose, applied a new, complex mathematical model they had created from Albert Einstein’s general ..

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1920 – Gordon Gould, born on the 17th of July in New York City. He was an American physicist who is widely but not universally credited as the inventor of the laser. 1941 – 1943 – He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in physics at Union College and a Master’s degree at Yale University, ..

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1906 – Born on the 28th of June in Kattowitz, Germany. 1924 – Passed the university’s arbiter entrance examinations and enrolled there in the fall. 1930 – Married Dr Joseph Edward Mayer, the assistant of James Franck. 1931 – 1939 – Worked at unofficial or volunteer positions at the university at which her husband was ..

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1929 – Born on September 15th in New York City. 1948-1851 – He obtained his B.Sc. at Yale University and his Ph.D. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 1952 – Became a member of the Institute for Advanced Study.          – He was an instructor at the University of Chicago. 1953-1954 – He was ..

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1737 – Born on the 9th of September. 1764 – He married the only daughter of a professor at the University of Bologna. 1772 – Galvani became president of the university. 1766 – Galvani began investigating the action of electricity upon the muscles of frogs. 1783 – According to popular version of the story, Galvani ..

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1904 – Born in the town of Odessa, in the Russian Empire, now in Ukraine on the 4th of March. 1922 – He was educated at the Novorossiya University in Odessa. 1923 – The University of Leningrad. 1928 – He then worked at the Theoretical Physics Institute of the University of Copenhagen, with a break ..

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