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1858 – Born on April 23rd in Kiel, Germany. German physicist. The father of quantum theory and eponym of Planck’s constant. 1879 – Planck studied at the Universities of Munich and Berlin, where his teachers included Kirchhoff and Helmholtz, and received his doctorate of philosophy at Munich. 1880-1885 – He was Privatdozent in Munich. 1889 ..

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428? BC – Born in Athens, or Aegina, Greece, the son of Ariston and Perictione. An ancient Greek philosopher, the second of the great trio of ancient Greeks—Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle—who between them laid the philosophical foundations of Western culture. 399 BC – The democracy condemned Socrates to death, and Plato and other Socratic men ..

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1910 – Born in Petersfield, Hampshire on hte 28th of May. 1928 – He was joined the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales and spent the next 5 years producing a revolutionary study of the site of Butser Hill, near Petersfield. 1930 – He began working for Alexander Keiller, an amateur ..

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1915 Oct 24 – Born in Siena, Italy 1938 – Ph.D. in physics, University of Rome, under Enrico Fermi WWII – Did physics research "underground" in the basement of a high school in Rome 1947 – Paper by Conversi, Pancini, and Piccioni showed that the mu-mesons were almost certainly not the "Yukawa meson", the mediators ..

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1884 – Born in Basel, Switzerland on the 28th of  January. 1930 – Piccard’s interests shifted when he realized that a modification of some of his atmospheric balloon concepts would allow descent into the deep ocean. 1931 – On the 27th of May, Auguste and Paul Kipfer took off from Augsburg, Germany, and reached a ..

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1931 – Born on August 8th in Colchester, Essex, England. British mathematician and relativist who in the 1960s calculated many of the basic features of black holes. 1957 – After obtaining a Ph.D. in algebraic geometry from the University of Cambridge, Penrose held temporary posts at a number of universities in both England and America. ..

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1872 – Mary was born on October 8th in Nashville, Tennessee to Henry and Sarah Molony Pennington. American chemist and food scientist. 1890 – She was admitted to the University of Pennsylvania. 1892 – Completed the degree requirements for a major in chemistry and minors in zoology and botany.          – Was awarded a ..

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