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1920 – Born on July 10th in San Francisco, California. American physicist. 1941 – He obtained his bachelor’s degree at Dartmouth College. 1942 – He joined the Manhattan Project, the U.S. Government organization for the construction of the atomic bomb. 1943 – Married to Beatrice Babette Cooper. 1946 – He resumed graduate work at the ..

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1731 – He was born on the 10th day of October this year in Nice, France, where his family was living at the time. His mother was Lady Anne Gray, daughter of the Duke of Kent and his father was Lord Charles Cavendish, son of the second Duke of Devonshire.   1749 – At age ..

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1909 – He was born on the 15th of July in The Hague, Netherlands. 1931 – He studied theoretical physics at the University of Leiden under Paul Ehrenfest, where he received his Ph.D. 1938 – He became a physics professor at Leiden University. 1942 – During World War II, Casimir moved to the Philips Research ..

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1939 – He was born on February 1st in Vienna, Austria.   1966 – Attended the University of Vienna where he studied with Werner Heisenberg and later acquired his Ph.D.           – He taught and researched theoretical high-energy physics at Orsay in Paris.   1968 – Served as Professor at the University of California ..

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1300 – Born probably at Béthune, France. French philosopher, logician, and scientific theorist in optics and mechanics.          – Studied under William of Ockham and became a professor at the University of Paris. 1328 – Buridan was appointed professor of philosophy there. He served as university rector. 1340 – He condemned Ockham’s views, an ..

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1918 – Born on May 1st in Murafa, near Vinnitsa, Ukraine. Soviet physicist who developed new methods of particle acceleration in high-energy physics. 1941 – Budker graduated from Moscow State University and served in air defense during World War II. 1945 – He started working in Laboratory #2 (subsequently renamed the Kurchatov Institute of Atomic ..

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1926 – Born on May 4th in Westmeath, Ontario, Canada. David Allan Bromley, internationally recognized father of heavy ion physics and science advisor to the former President Bush. 1948 – He earned a Bachelor of Science with highest honors. 1950 – Received his Master of Science in nuclear physics. 1952 – Obtained his nuclear physics ..

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1854 – Born on December 19th in Melle, Deux-Sèvres, France. French physicist. 1874-1878 – He entered and graduated from École Normale Supérieure. 1881 – Brillouin was a physics assistant at the Collège de France while he worked for his doctorate in mathematics and physics which was awarded. 1888 – Held posts as assistant professor of ..

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1918 – Brockhouse was born in Lethbridge Alberta on the 15th of July. 1947 – He was a graduate of the University of British Columbia BA. 1950 – He was graduate of the University of Toronto MA, Ph.D.          – He carried out research at Atomic Energy of Canada’s Chalk River Nuclear Laboratory. 1962 ..

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