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Brian David Josephson, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1973 MP

Brian David Josephson , FRS (born 4 January 1940), is a Welsh theoretical physicist and professor emeritus of physics at the University of Cambridge. Best known for his pioneering work on superconducti...

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Ivar Giaever, Nobel Prize for Physics, 1973 MP

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Leo Esaki, Nobel Prize for Physics, 1973 MP

Reona Esaki (江崎 玲於奈 Esaki Reona, born March 12, 1925), also known as Leo Esaki, is a Japanese physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973 with Ivar Giaeve...

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Leon Niel Cooper, Nobel Prize for Physics, 1972 MP

Leon N Cooper (born February 28, 1930) is an American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate, who with John Bardeen and John Robert Schrieffer, developed the BCS theory of superconductivity. He is also the...

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John Robert Schrieffer, Nobel Prize for Physics, 1972 MP

John Robert Schrieffer (born May 31, 1931) is an American physicist and, with John Bardeen and Leon N Cooper, recipient of the 1972 Nobel Prize for Physics for developing the BCS theory, the first succ...

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Dennis Gabor, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1971 MP (1900 - 1979)

Dennis Gabor CBE, FRS (original Hungarian name: Gábor Dénes; 5 June 1900 – 8 February 1979) was a Hungarian-British electrical engineer and physicist, most notable for inventing ho...

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Aleksander Mikhailovoch Prokhov, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1964 MP (1916 - 2002)

Alexander Mikhaylovich Prokhorov , or Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov, (Russian: Алекса́ндр Миха0...

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Nicolay Gennadiyevich Basov, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1964 MP (1922 - 2001)

Nikolay Gennadiyevich Basov (Russian: Никола́й Генна́диевич &...

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Julian Seymour Schwinger, Nobel Prize for Physics, 1965 MP (1918 - 1994)

Julian Seymour Schwinger (February 12, 1918 – July 16, 1994) was a Nobel Prize winning American theoretical physicist. He is best known for his work on the theory of quantum electrodynamics (QED...

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Sin-Itiro Tomonaga, Nobel Prize for Physics, 1965 MP (1906 - 1979)

Sin-Itiro Tomonaga (朝永 振一郎 Tomonaga Shin'ichirō?, March 31, 1906 – July 8, 1979) was a Japanese physicist, influential in the development of quantum ele...

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Fréderique Alfred Kastler, Nobel Prize for Physics, 1966 MP (1902 - 1984)

Alfred Kastler (3 May 1902 – 7 January 1984) was a French physicist, and Nobel Prize laureate. Kastler was born in Guebwiller (Alsace, German Empire) and later attended the Lycée Bartho...

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Louis Néel, Nobel Prize for Physics, 1970 MP (1931 - 2000)

Louis Eugène Félix Néel ForMemRS (22 November 1904 – 17 November 2000) was a French physicist born in Lyon. He studied at the Lycée du Parc in Lyon and was accepted a...

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Johannes Hans Daniel Jensen, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1963 MP (1907 - 1923)

Johannes Hans Daniel Jensen (25 June 1907 – 11 February 1973) was a German nuclear physicist. During World War II, he worked on the German nuclear energy project, known as the Uranium Club, in w...

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Maria Goeppert-Mayer, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1963 MP (1906 - 1972)

Maria Goeppert Mayer (June 28, 1906 – February 20, 1972) was a German-born American theoretical physicist, and Nobel laureate in Physics for proposing the nuclear shell model of the atomic nucle...

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Hannes Olof Gösta Alfvén, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1970 MP (1908 - 1995)

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Murray Gell-Mann, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1969 MP

Murray Gell-Mann (/ˈmʌri ˈɡɛl ˈmæn/; born September 15, 1929) is an American physicist who received the 1969 Nobel Prize in physics for his work on th...

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Charles Hard Townes, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1964 MP (1915 - 2015)

Charles Hard Townes (born July 28, 1915) is an American Nobel Prize-winning physicist and educator. Townes is known for his work on the theory and application of the maser, on which he got the fund...

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Robert Hofstadter, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1961 MP (1915 - 1990)

Robert Hofstadter (February 5, 1915 – November 17, 1990) was an American physicist. He was the joint winner of the 1961 Nobel Prize in Physics (together with Rudolf Mössbauer) "for his pi...

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Rudolf Ludwig Mössbauer, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1961 MP (1929 - 2011)

Rudolf Ludwig Mössbauer (Mößbauer; 31 January 1929 – 14 September 2011) was a German physicist best known for his 1957 discovery of recoilless nuclear resonance fluorescence...

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Igor Yevgenyevich Tamm, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1958 MP (1895 - 1971)

Igor Yevgenyevich Tamm (Russian: И́горь Евге́ньевич ТамC...

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Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1958 MP (1904 - 1990)

Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov (Russian: Па́вел Алексе́евич Чер...

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Owen Chamberlain, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1959 MP (1920 - 2006)

Owen Chamberlain (July 10, 1920 – February 28, 2006) was an American physicist, and Nobel laureate in physics for his discovery, with collaborator Emilio Segrè, of antiprotons, a sub-atom...

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Emilio Segrè, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1959 MP (1905 - 1989)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Emilio Gino Segr è (30 January 1905 – 22 April 1989) was an Italian physicist and Nobel laureate who discovered the elements technetium and astatine...

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Ilya Frank, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1958 MP (1908 - 1990)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Ilya Mikhailovich Frank (Russian: Илья́ Миха́йлович...

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Donald Arthur Glaser, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1960 MP (1926 - 2013)

Donald Arthur Glaser (September 21, 1926 – February 28, 2013) was an American physicist, neurobiologist, and the winner of the 1960 Nobel Prize in Physics for his invention of the bubble chamb...

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Tsung-Dao Lee, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1957 MP

Tsung-Dao (T. D.) Lee, (Chinese: 李政道; pinyin: Lǐ Zhèngdào) (born November 24, 1926) is a Chinese-born American physicist, well known for his work on parity vio...

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Chen-Ning Yang, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1957 MP

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Chen-Ning Franklin Yang (born October 1, 1922), also known as Yang Zhenning, is a Chinese-born American physicist who works on statistical mechanics and particle physics. He and Tsung-dao Lee received ...

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Walter Houser Brattain MP (1902 - 1987)

Walter Houser Brattain (February 10, 1902–October 13, 1987) was an American physicist at Bell Labs who, along with John Bardeen and William Shockley, invented the transistor. They shared the 1...

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William Bradford Shockley, Jr., Nobel Prize in Physics, 1956 MP (1910 - 1989)

William Bradford Shockley Jr. (February 13, 1910 – August 12, 1989) was an American physicist and inventor. Along with John Bardeen and Walter Houser Brattain, Shockley co-invented the transis...

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Polykarp Kusch, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1955 MP (1911 - 1993)

Polykarp Kusch (January 26, 1911 – March 20, 1993) was a German-American physicist. In 1955 he was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics with Willis Eugene Lamb for his accurate determinat...

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Frederik (Frits) Zernike, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1953 MP (1888 - 1966)

1953 : NOBEL-prijs voor PHYSICA voor zijn uitvinding van de Fase-contrast microscoop, Met dit instrument kan de interne cel-structuur worden bestudeerd zonder toepassing van kleuring. Dat maakt het mog...

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Edward Mills Purcell, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1952 MP (1912 - 1997)

Edward Mills Purcell (August 30, 1912 – March 7, 1997) was an American physicist who shared the 1952 Nobel Prize for Physics for his independent discovery (published 1946) of nuclear magnetic re...

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Ernest Thomas Sinton Walton, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1951 MP (1903 - 1995)

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Cecil Frank Powell, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1950 MP (1903 - 1969)

Cecil Frank Powell , FRS (5 December 1903 – 9 August 1969) was a British physicist, and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate for his development of the photographic method of studying nuclear process...

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Hideki Yukawa, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1948 MP (1907 - 1981)

Hideki Yukawa ForMemRS FRSE (湯川 秀樹 Yukawa Hideki?, 23 January 1907 – 8 September 1981), was a Japanese theoretical physicist and the first Japanese Nobel laureate. ...

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Clinton Joseph Davisson, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1937 MP (1881 - 1958)

Clinton Joseph Davisson (October 22, 1881 – February 1, 1958), was an American physicist who won the 1937 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of electron diffraction in the famous Davisson-...

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Sir George Paget Thomson, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1937 MP (1892 - 1975)

Sir George Paget Thomson, FRS (3 May 1892 – 10 September 1975) was an English physicist and Nobel laureate in physics recognised for his discovery with Clinton Davisson of the wave properties of...

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Carl David Anderson, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1936 MP (1905 - 1991)

Carl David Anderson (September 3, 1905 – January 11, 1991) was an American physicist. He is best known for his discovery of the positron in 1932, an achievement for which he received the 1936 No...

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Victor Franz Hess, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1936 MP (1883 - 1964)

Victor Francis Hess (24 June 1883 – 17 December 1964) was an Austrian-American physicist, and Nobel laureate in physics, who discovered cosmic rays. Biography[edit] Victor Franz Hess was born ...

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George R. Hill III (1921 - 2001)

George Richard Hill III (November 24, 1921 – April 22, 2001) was an American chemist and a world authority on coal. In his retirement, Hill was a general authority of The Church of Jesus Chris...

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Sir James Chadwick, Nobel Prize for Physics, 1935 MP (1891 - 1974)

Sir James Chadwick , CH, FRS (20 October 1891 – 24 July 1974) was an English physicist who was awarded the 1935 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of the neutron in 1932. In 1941, he wrote...

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Charles Sibley (1917 - 1998)

Charles Gald Sibley (August 7, 1917 – April 12, 1998) was an American ornithologist and molecular biologist. He had an immense influence on the scientific classification of birds, and the work...

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Howard Ensign Evans (1919 - 2002)

Howard Ensign Evans (February 23, 1919 – July 18, 2002) was an American entomologist who chiefly studied wasps. Early life Born in East Hartford, Connecticut, the son of Archie and Adella ...

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Donald Redfield Griffin (1915 - 2003)

Donald Redfield Griffin (August 3, 1915 - November 7, 2003) was an American professor of zoology at various universities who did seminal research in animal behavior, animal navigation, acoustic orien...

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Archie Carr (1909 - 1987)

Archie Fairly Carr, Jr. (June 16, 1909 – May 21, 1987) was an American herpetologist, ecologist and a pioneering conservationist. He was a Professor of Zoology at the University of Florida. In...

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Raymond Carroll Osburn (1872 - 1955)

Raymond Carroll Osburn (1872-1955) was an American zoologist. Osburn was born in 1872. In 1898, he received his bachelor's degree from the Ohio State University, and continued there, earning his Ma...

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Arthur Cleveland Bent (1866 - 1954)

Arthur Cleveland Bent (November 25, 1866 – December 30, 1954) was an American ornithologist. He is notable for his encyclopedic 21-volume work, Life Histories of North American Birds, publishe...

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Henry Bryant Bigelow (1879 - 1967)

Henry Bryant Bigelow (1879–1967) was an American oceanographer and marine biologist. After graduating from Harvard in 1901, he began working with famed ichthyologist Alexander Agassiz. Bigel...

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D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson (1860 - 1948)

Sir D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson CB FRS FRSE (2 May 1860 – 21 June 1948) was a Scottish biologist, mathematician, and classics scholar. He was a pioneer of mathematical biology. He went on collec...

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Edwin H. Colbert (1905 - 2001)

Edwin Harris "Ned" Colbert (September 28, 1905 – November 15, 2001) was a distinguished American vertebrate paleontologist and prolific researcher and author. Born in Clarinda, Iowa, he grew...

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George Ellett Coghill (1872 - 1941)

George Ellett Coghill (March 17, 1872 – July 23, 1941) was an American philosopher anatomist best known for his work relating neuromuscular system development with movement patterns in embryos...

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William Morton Wheeler (1865 - 1937)

William Morton Wheeler, Ph.D. (March 19, 1865 – April 19, 1937) was an American entomologist, myrmecologist and Harvard professor. Early life Born as the son of Julius Morton and Caroline ...

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Bashford Dean (1867 - 1928)

Bashford Dean (October 28, 1867 – December 6, 1928) was an American zoologist, specializing in ichthyology, and at the same time an expert in medieval armor. He is the only person to have held...

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Robert Ridgway (1850 - 1929)

Robert Ridgway (July 2, 1850 – March 25, 1929) was an American ornithologist specializing in systematics. He was appointed in 1880 by Spencer Fullerton Baird, secretary of the Smithsonian Inst...

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William Beebe (1877 - 1962)

William Beebe /ˈbiːbi/, born Charles William Beebe (July 29, 1877 – June 4, 1962) was an American naturalist, ornithologist, marine biologist, entomologist, explorer, and author....

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Dr. Frank Michler Chapman, Sr. (1864 - 1945)

findagrave.com... ; en.wikipedia... ; Dr. Frank Michler Chapman, Sr. (1864-1945) Scientist. Prominent Ornithologist. Curator of Ornithology for the American Museum of Natural History in New Yor...

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Owen Willans Richardson MP (1879 - 1959)

Sir Owen Willans Richardson , FRS (26 April 1879 – 15 February 1959) was a British physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1928 for his work on thermionic emission, which led to Richards...

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Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Nobel Prize in Phyics, 1927 MP (1869 - 1959)

Charles Thomson Rees Wilson , CH, FRS (14 February 1869 – 15 November 1959) was a Scottish physicist and meteorologist who received the Nobel Prize in physics for his invention of the cloud cham...

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Maurice Ewing (1906 - 1974)

William Maurice "Doc" Ewing (May 12, 1906 – May 4, 1974) was an American geophysicist and oceanographer. Ewing has been described as a pioneering geophysicist who worked on the research of s...

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Albert P. Crary (1911 - 1987)

Albert Paddock Crary (1911–1987), was a pioneer polar geophysicist and glaciologist. He made it to the North (on May 3, 1952, with Joseph O. Fletcher and William P. Benedict) and then to the S...

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Robert Cushman Murphy (1887 - 1973)

Robert Cushman Murphy (April 29, 1887 – March 20, 1973) was an American ornithologist and Lamont Curator of birds at the American Museum of Natural History. Murphy was born in Brooklyn, New ...

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Sir John Murray, KCB (1841 - 1914)

was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) ) Sir John Murray KCB FRS FRSE FRSGS (3 March 1841 – 16 March 1914) was a pioneering Scottish oceanographer, marine biologist a...

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Luis Walter Alvarez, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1968 MP (1911 - 1988)

Luis Walter Alvarez (June 13, 1911 – September 1, 1988) was an American experimental physicist, inventor, and professor who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1968. The American Journal...

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A. Carl Leopold (1919 - 2009)

Aldo Carl Leopold (December 18, 1919 – November 18, 2009) was an American academic and plant physiologist. His father was Aldo Leopold, renowned ecologist and employee of the United States For...

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William E Moerner, Nobel Prize in Chemistry. 2014 MP

William Esco Moerner (born June 24, 1953) is an American physical chemist and chemical physicist with current work in the biophysics and imaging of single molecules. He is credited with achieving the f...

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A. Starker Leopold (1913 - 1983)

Aldo Starker Leopold (October 22, 1913 – August 23, 1983) was an American author, forester, zoologist and conservationist. He also served as professor at the University of California, Berkeley...

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Aldo Leopold (1887 - 1948)

Aldo Leopold (January 11, 1887 – April 21, 1948) was an American author, scientist, ecologist, forester, and environmentalist. He was a professor at the University of Wisconsin and is best kno...

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Johannes Petrus Kuenen (1866 - 1922)

Johannes Petrus Kuenen (Leiden, October 11, 1866 - Leiden, September 25, 1922) was a Dutch physicist. Kuenen, Johannes Petrus , natuurkundige (Leiden 11-10-1866 - Leiden 25-9-1922). Zoon van Abraha...

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Alexander Grothendieck MP (1928 - 2014)

Complete Biography Alexander Grothendieck, who has died aged 86, was considered the greatest pure mathematician of the second half of the 20th century, his name uttered with the same reverence am...

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Dr. Spencer Wells MP

Spencer Wells (born April 6, 1969 in Marietta, Georgia, USA) is a geneticist and an Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society, and Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of '56 Professor at Cornell Uni...

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Parry Hiram Moon MP (1898 - 1988)

From Wikipedia (English) : Parry Hiram Moon (1898–1988) was an American electrical engineer, who with Domina Eberle Spencer co-authored eight scientific books and over 200 papers on subjects i...

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Roger Revelle (1909 - 1991)

Roger Randall Dougan Revelle (March 7, 1909 — July 15, 1991) was a scientist and scholar who was instrumental in the formative years of the University of California, San Diego and was one of t...

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George Wetherill (1925 - 2006)

George Wetherill (August 12, 1925 -- July 19, 2006) was the Director Emeritus, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution of Washington, DC, USA. George Wetherill benefited from the ...

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Maj. General Ormsby M. Mitchel (USA) ("Old Stars") (c.1810 - 1862)

Ormbsy MacKnight (or McKnight) Mitchel (August 28, 1810, or possibly 1809, – October 30, 1862) was an American astronomer and major general in the American Civil War. A multi-talented man,...

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Richard Feynman, Nobel Prize in Physics 1965 MP (1918 - 1988)

Richard Phillips Feynman is an American physicist who was born in New York City on May 11, 1918. He grew up in Far Rockaway, Queens and when he was about 10, he started to buy old radios to use in his ...

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Primo Levi MP (1919 - 1987)

The International Primo Levi Studies Center Turin Primo Levi Center New York Primo Michele Levi (I31 July 1919 – 11 April 1987) was an Italian Jewish chemist and writer. He was the author ...

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Charles Pollard Olivier (1884 - 1975)

Charles Pollard Olivier (April 10, 1884 –August 14, 1975) was an American astronomer. Biography Charles grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia, and he lived close to the University of Virg...

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Edward P. Ney (1920 - 1996)

Edward Purdy Ney (October 28, 1920 – July 9, 1996) was an American physicist who made major contributions to cosmic ray research, atmospheric physics, heliophysics, and infrared astronomy. He ...

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Heber Doust Curtiss (1872 - 1942)

Heber Doust Curtis (June 27, 1872 – January 9, 1942) was an American astronomer. He participated in 11 expeditions for the study of solar eclipses. Biography He was born on June 27, 1872...

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Jesse Beams (1898 - 1977)

Jesse Wakefield Beams (December 25, 1898 in Belle Plaine, Kansas[2] – July 23, 1977) was an American physicist at the University of Virginia. Beams completed his undergraduate B.A. in physic...

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Karl Gordon Henize (1926 - 1993)

Karl Gordon Henize[p], Ph.D. (17 October 1926 – 5 October 1993) was an astronomer, NASA astronaut, space scientist, and professor at Northwestern University. He was stationed at several observ...

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Lyman Briggs (1874 - 1963)

Lyman Briggs was a renowned physicist, was director of the National Bureau of Standards during Franklin Roosevelt’s presidency as well as that administration’s first representative to the...

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Roger Bacon (1926 - 2007)

) Roger Bacon (1926-2007) was a physicist at the Parma Technical Center of National Carbon Company in suburban Cleveland, Ohio, where he invented graphite fibers in 1958. Bacon was trying to measur...

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A. E. Douglass (1867 - 1962)

A. E. (Andrew Ellicott) Douglass (July 5, 1867, Windsor, Vermont – March 20, 1962, Tucson, Arizona) was an American astronomer. He discovered a correlation between tree rings and the sunspot c...

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William Bowie (1872 - 1940)

) William Bowie, B.S., C.E., M.A. (May 6, 1872 – August 28, 1940) was an American geodetic engineer. Background and education He was born at Grassland, an historic estate near Annapolis Ju...

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Walter D. Knight (1919 - 2000)

Walter D. Knight (October 14, 1919–June 28, 2000) was an American physicist. Knight was mostly notable for the discovery of Knight shift, the effect that has been given his name. Knight shifts...

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Myrtle Bachelder (1908 - 1997)

Myrtle Claire Bachelder (March 13, 1908 – May 22, 1997) was an American chemist and Women's Army Corps officer, who is noted for her secret work on the Manhattan Project atomic bomb program, a...

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Louis Winslow Austin (1867 - 1932)

Louis Winslow Austin (October 30, 1867 – June 27, 1932) was an American physicist known for his research on long-range radio transmissions. Austin was born in Orwell, Vermont, and educated a...

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Sewall Green Wright MP (1889 - 1988)

Sewall Green Wright (December 21, 1889 – March 3, 1988) was an American geneticist known for his influential work on evolutionary theory and also for his work on path analysis. With R. A. Fisher...

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Edwin Hall MP (1855 - 1938)

Edwin Herbert Hall (November 7, 1855 – November 20, 1938) was an American physicist who discovered the "Hall effect". Hall conducted thermoelectric research at Harvard and also wrote numerous ...

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Philip Hunter Timberlake (1883 - 1981)

Philip Hunter Timberlake (1883-1981) was one of the most prolific American entomologists of the 20th century. He was born on June 5, 1883 in Bethel, Maine, and died in 1981 in Riverside, California, ...

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Lewis Caleb Beck (1798 - 1853)

Lewis Caleb Beck (4 October 1798 Schenectady – 20 April 1853 Albany, New York) was an American physician, botanist, chemist, and mineralogist. Biography He graduated from Union College in ...

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William Healey Dall (1845 - 1927)

William Healey Dall (August 21, 1845 – March 27, 1927) was an American naturalist, a prominent malacologist, and one of the earliest scientific explorers of interior Alaska. He described many ...

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Dr. Hugo Benioff Ph.D. (1899 - 1968)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Victor Hugo Benioff (September 14, 1899 – February 1, 1968) was an American seismologist and a professor at the California Institute of Technology. He is ...

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Gangadharan Nair Vallillath Madhathil, Prof.Dr. (1930 - 2010)

Professor V.M. Ganga Nair, 80, Green Bay, a world-renowned expert on forest preservation and professor at UW-Green Bay for over 40 years, died unexpectedly on March 10, 2010. Born on January 26, 1930...

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Helen Spurway (1917 - 1978)

Helen Spurway (Helen Haldane) (c.1917-15 February 1978, Hyderabad, India) was a biologist and the second wife of J. B. S. Haldane. She emigrated to India in 1957 along with Haldane and conducted rese...

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Lester Germer (1896 - 1971)

Lester Halbert Germer (October 10, 1896 – October 3, 1971) was an American physicist. With Clinton Davisson, he proved the wave-particle duality of matter in the Davisson–Germer experim...

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Brig. General George Miller Sternberg, 18th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1838 - 1915)

Brigadier General George Miller Sternberg (June 8, 1838 – November 3, 1915) was a U.S. Army physician who is considered the first U.S. bacteriologist, having written Manual of Bacteriology (...

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George Irving Bell (1926 - 2000)

George Irving Bell (August 4, 1926 – May 28, 2000) was an American physicist, biologist and mountaineer, and a grandson of John Joseph Seerley. He died from complications of leukemia after sur...

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Gerty Therese Cori, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1947 MP (1896 - 1957)

Gerty Theresa Cori , née Radnitz, was born in Prague on August 15th, 1896. She received her primary education at home before entering a Lyceum for girls in 1906; she graduated in 1912 and studie...

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