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1926 – Adams was born in Chicago on July 23, 1926. 1982-1984 – Served as the senior academic administrator of the University of Chicago. 1984-1994 – Served as the secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and served on the faculty of Johns Hopkins University. 2.7 / 5 ( ..

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1859 – Born on the 17th of September in Montreal, Canada. 1889 – He became a professor at McGill University, Canada. 1892 – He became the Logan Professor of Geology.          – He served as the Dean for the Faculty of Applied Science and then as Vice-Principal to the University. 1896 – ..

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940 – Abul Wafa was born in Buzjan, Nishapur. 959 – He learned mathematics in Baghdad and migrated to Iraq. Abul Wafa helped in bringing about a lot of theories in several branches of mathematics, particularly geometry and trigonometry. In geometry his contribution lies in solving geometrical problems with opening of the compass; construction of ..

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799-886 – Many of his works were translated into Latin and were well known in amongst many European astrologers, astronomers, and mathematicians (Mathematici) during the European Middle Ages; here was known by his Latinized name "Albumasar." It was not until later in the 12th century that the original books of Aristotle on nature began to ..

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1437 – Isaac Abravanel was born in Lisbon, Portugal, in 1437. Isaac was born into a wealthy and learned family in Portugal. His father Judah was state treasurer of Portugal, and a great favorite of Alfonso V, king of Portugal. 1457 –  Well versed in rabbinic literature and in the learning of his time, he ..

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1753 – Born on the 28th of April in Berlin, Germany. 1776 – He was elected to the Royal Academy of Sciences at Berlin. 1782 – He became the director of the physical classes of the academy. 1789 – He planted various sugar-bearing plants on his manor in Caulsdorf near Berlin. 1794 – He built ..

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1460 – Born in Lisbon, Portugal. 1483-1492 – Judah Abravanel accompanied his father, Isaac Abravanel, when the latter went to Spain (1483), and afterward to Naples (1492). 1502 – His most important work, Dialoghi di Amore (Dialogues of Love), was written. Beside this work, he wrote, at the request of Pico de Mirandola, an astronomical ..

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1240 – He was born in Saragossa, Aragon. 1258 – He was taken by his parents to Tudela, in Navarre, where his aged father Samuel Abulafia carefully instructed him in the Bible and Talmud. 1258 – His father died, and two years later Abraham began a life of ceaseless wandering.            – First journey was ..

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1856 – He was born on the 9th of March  in Washington, Pennsylvania. 1880 – Thomas Edison put him to work on the 12th of September at his Menlo Park,            New Jersey laboratory under John Kruesi. 1884 – He left Edison and became supervisor at a plant competing to manufacture electric lamps.        ..

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