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 ..
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 ..
1100-1165 – Hibat Allah Abu’l-Barakat al-Baghdaadi was a philosopher and physicist. He was a follower of Avicenna, who proposed an explanation of the acceleration of falling bodies byb the accumulation of successive increments of power with successive increments of velocity. 2.4 / 5 ( ..
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 ..
1827 – Born on the 17th of July in London. 1851 – He studied chemistry for six years under A.W. Von Hofmann at the Royal College of Chemistry, then became professor of chemistry at the Royal Military Academy. 1854 – He was appointed chemist to the War Department and chemical referee to the government. ..
1875 – Othenio Abel was born in Vienna, on June 20. 1898-1899 – He studied jurisprudence and natural sciences. He graduated as a doctor of philosophy. He was an assistant in the laboratory of geologist Eduard Sweet. 1900-1907 – Worked at the geological institute for realm. He became extraordinary professor in Vienna. 1914 – The ..
1913 – Born on the 27th 0f April in Tacoma, Washington. 1939 – He was among the first American scientists to verfiy Nuclear Fission in an article submitted to the Physical Review in February. 1940 – He was the co-discoverer of the element Neptunium on the 8th of June. – He ..
1846 – Antonio Abetti was born on June 19, 1846 in San Pietro di Gorizia, then Gorz, Italy. 1867 – He received a degree in mathematics and engineering from the University of Padua. 1868 – Abetti was a civil engineer but turned his interest to astronomy after a year he became a civil engineer. He ..
1843 – Born on the 24th of July in Derby, England. 1861 – He attended the Royal Military Academy and joined the Royal Engineers. – He was a pioneer of several technical aspects of photography. – He became a chemical assistant at the Chatham School of Military Engineering. 1874 – He developed a ..
1806 – Born on the 11th of December at Berlin, Germany. 1842 – He was appointed professor of mineralogy in the university of Dorpat (Tartu), and gave attention to the geology and mineralogy of Russia. – He investigated the geology of the Caucasus when residing some time at Tiflis. 1886 – He died on ..