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Galileo Galilei was born in 1564 in italy he is an italian physicist  and astronomer his father wanted him tl study medicen Galileo fromulated the basic low of faling bodies which he brovd by carful  mesurment he also bild a teleskop in 1613 . he pablishd a book about sun spot . Galileo daid in ..

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1710 – James Ferguson, born on the 25th of April in Rothiemay in Banffshire of parents in very humble circumstances. He was a Scottish astronomer and instrument maker. 1720 – He was sent to a neighboring farm to keep sheep, where in the daytime he amused himself by making models of mills and other machines, ..

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276 BC – He was a Greek mathematician, geographer and astronomer born this year in Cyrene (in modern-day Libya), but worked and died in Alexandria, capital of Ptolemaic Egypt. His teachers included the scholar Lysanias of Cyrene and the philosopher Ariston of Chios who had studied under Zeno, the founder of the Stoic school of ..

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1882 – Born on the 28th of December in Kendal, England. 1893 – He entered Brymelyn School.. 1898 – His records won him a 60 pounds scholarship.         – He was able to attend Owens College in Manchester, England. 1902 – He finished a Bachelor of Science degree. 1903 – He entered Trinity College, Cambrigde, ..

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1702 – James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton, born in Edinburgh. He was interested in science. Physicist and astronomer. 1733 – Elected Fellow of the Royal Society. His correspondence with Franklin consists, for the most part, of short social invitations. 1738 –  He succeeded as 14th Earl of Morton on 4th of January. 1763 – ..

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1845 – Born on the 9th of July in Down House, the 2nd son and fifth child of Charles and Emma Darwin.   1883 – Became Plumian Professor of Astronomy and Experimental Philosophy at Cambridge University.   He studied tidal forces involving the Sun, Moon, and Earth, and formulated the fission theory of Moon formation. ..

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1701 – Born on November 27th in Uppsala, Sweden. A Swedish astronomer who invented the centigrade scale and eponym of Celsius temperature scale. 1730 – He was a professor of Astronomy in the University of Uppsala.          – He wrote Nova Methodus distantiam solis a terra determinandi, De observationibus pro figura telluris determinanda and ..

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1863 – Annie Jump Cannon was born on the 11th of December.   1880 – Studied at Wellesley College, Massachusetts, one of the top academic schools for women in the U.S.   1884 – Graduated with a degree in physics and returned home.   1893 – She wrote to her former instructor at Wellesley, Professor ..

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