Becker, George Ferdinand
Born: Jan 05, 1847 AD
Died: 1919 AD, at 72 years of age.
1847 - Born on the 5th of January in New York City.
1868 - He was graduated at Harvard University.
1875 - Instructor of mining and metallurgy in the University of California.
1879 - Became connected with the United States Geological Survey.
- Placed in charge of the California division of geology.
1880 - Appointed special agent of the 10th census.
1882 - Appointed special agent in charge of the investigation of the precious-metal industries.
1885 - Wrote "Geometrical Form of Volcanic Cones".
- Notes on the Stratigraphy of California.
1886 - "Cretaceous Metamorphic Rocks of California.
- A Theorein of Maximum Dissipativity, which is a new fundamental law of mechanics.
- A New Law of Thermo-Chemistry, which embraces the previously known laws of this science and makes an important addition to them.
1919 - Died on the 20th of April, Washington, D.C.
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