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1902 – Born on August 8th in Bristol, England. English theoretical physicist who was one of the founders of quantum mechanics and quantum electrodynamics.          – The developer and eponym of bra and ket notation (Dirac notation) and of Dirac equation of relativistic quantum mechanics. 1921 – He studied electrical engineering, obtaining the B.Sc. ..

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1944 – Born on the 17th of November in Neptune, New Jersey. He is an Emmy Award-winning American actor, director, and an Oscar-nominated producer. 1961 – He boarded at Oratory Preparatory School, in Summit, New Jersey, and graduated. 1978 – 1983 – First gained prominence for his portrayal of "Louie De Palma" on the popular ..

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British physicist in Australia   1946 – Paul Charles William Davies was born on the 22nd of April in London, England.   Served as College Professor at Arizona State University.   1992 – He wrote "The Mind of God".   1995 – Davies received the Templeton Prize.   2001 – Kelvin Medal and Prize by ..

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1881 – Born on the 22nd of October in Bloomington, Illinois. 1905 – 1910 – Became a Part-Time Instructor, Princeton University. 1908 – Finished BS, degree at University of Chicago. 1911 – Received PhD, Princeton University. 1911 – 1917 – Instructor in Physics, at Carnegie Institute of Technology. 1927 – While working for Bell Labs ..

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1887 – Born in Cambridge on the 18th of December, the son of the mathematician George Howard Darwin and the grandson of Charles Darwin.   1910 – He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge in mathematics.   1912 – His interests developed into using his mathematical skills assisting Henry Moseley on X-ray diffraction.   He joined ..

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1766 – John Dalton was born on the 6th of September. 1787 – Began to keep a meteorological diary in which, he entered more than 200,000 observations. 1790 – He seems to have thought of taking up law or medicine, but his projects were not met. 1793 – His first separate publication was Meteorological Observations ..

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1717 – Born in Paris, on the 16th of November, d’Alembert was the illegitimate child of the writer Claudine Guérin de Tencin and the chevalier Louis-Camus Destouches, an artillery officer.   1739 – At the age of twelve he entered the jansenist Collège des Quatre-Nations.   1735 – Graduated bachelier in philosophy, law, and the ..

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French (Polish-born) chemist and physicist   with Pierre Curie, co-discovered elements polonium 1898, radium 1898   discovered radioactivity of thorium   1895 – Wife of Pierre Curie    1906 – 1st woman to teach at the Sorbonne   1910 – with Andre Debierne, co-discovered pure metallic form of radium   1903 – Nobel Prize in ..

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1859 – He was born on the 15th day of May this year in Paris, France.   1895 – He obtained his Doctor of Science degree and was appointed Professor of Physics.   1900 – He was promoted to Professor in the Faculty of Sciences in this year.   1903 – He shared this year’s ..

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