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1758 – Born on the 11th of October. 1780 – He began practicing medicine in Bremen, Germany.        – He devised the first satisfactory method of calculating cometary orbits. 1802 – He discovered and named the Asteroid Pallas. 1807 – He discovered the asteroid Vesta, which he allowed Carl Friedrich Gauss to name. 1811 – ..

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1927 – Born on the 22nd of May in Hungary. 1956 – He and his family moved briefly to England and then to Canada where he joined Dow Chemical in Sarnia. 1965 – He returned to Academia at Case Western Reserve University. 1971 – He became a Naturalized Citizen of the United States. 1994 – ..

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1789 – Born at Erlangen, Kingdom of Bavaria on the 16th of March. 1805 – At age 15, Ohm entered the University of Erlangen. 1806 – In September, he took up a post as a mathematics teacher in a school in Gottstadt bei Nydau. 1811 – His studies had stood him in good stead for ..

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1938 – He was born on the 16th day of November this year in Brooklyn, New York, USA.   1959 – He earned his B.A. degree in this year at Columbia University, where he was a socialist, and a member of the left-wing Students for a Democratic Society.   1961 – This year, he went ..

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1866 – Born on the 13th of September in Newburyport,Mass, USA. 1890 – He received in PhD. at Leipzig under the guidance of Wilhelm Ostwald. 1897 – He formulated the Noyes-Whitney equation which relates the rate of dissolution of solids. 1907 – He served as the acting president of MIT. 1919 – He served as ..

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1938 – Born on the 3rd of September in Kobe, Japan. Japanese chemist who, with K. Barry Sharpless and William S. Knowles, won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for developing the first chiral catalysts. 1967 – Noyori earned a Ph.D. from Kyoto University. 1968 – He was appointed Associate Professor at Nagoya University. 1969-1970 – ..

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1503 – Nostradamus, Latinised name of Michel de Nostredame, born on the 14th of December in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence in the south of France, was one of the world’s most famous publishers of prophecies. 1455 – The latter’s family had originally been Jewish, but Jaume’s father, Guy Gassonet, had converted to Catholicism, taking the Christian name "Pierre" ..

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1891 – Born on the 5th of July in Yonkers, New York. 1915 – He was educated at Columbia University, where he earned his PhD in chemistry. 1929 – He isolated and crystallized the gastric enzyme pepsin and determined that it was a protein. 1938 – He isolated and crystallized the first bacteriophage and determined ..

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1927 – Born on the 10th of April in New York City. 1948 – He received his B.S. degree, from the University of Florida. 1957 – He received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Michigan.          – He began his postdoctoral work at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). 1959 – ..

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