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Wood, Robert

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Born: 1868 AD
Died: 1955 AD, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Physicians

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1868 – An American physicist was born this year in Concord, Massachusetts.
   
1901 – He was professor of experimental physics at Johns Hopkins University. He is probably best known for his work discrediting the phenomenon of N rays.
  
1905 – He published the book “Physical Optics”.
  
1907 – He also published his book “How to Tell the Birds from the Flowers and Other Wood-Cuts”, a revised manual of Flornithology for beginners.
  
1940 – He won the Henry Draper Medal of the National Academy of Sciences for his contributions to astrophysics
  
1955 – He died this year in Amityville, New York.
 

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