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1938 – Born in Aarberg, Switzerland on the 4th of October. 1964 – Wüthrich was educated in chemistry, physics, and mathematics at the University of Berne before pursuing his Ph.D. under the direction of Silvio Fallab at the University of Basel. 1965 – He continued post-doctoral work with Fallab for a short time before leaving ..

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1912 – Born on the 13th of May in Shanghai, China. 1929 – She was admitted to the National Central University in Nanjing. 1930 – 1934 – She studied in the Physics Department of National Central University (renamed Nanjing University). 1936 – She went to the USA with a female friend, Dong Ruofen, a chemist ..

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1773 – Born in April 28th. Robert Woodhouse was the eighth occupant of the Lucasian Professorship of Mathematics at Cambridge University. 1795 – He was senior wrangler at Caius College, Cambridge when he was awarded his B.A.          – Was the winner of the Smith’s Prize. 1798 – His M.A. was awarded and he ..

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1679 – Born on January 24th in Breslau, Silesia, Germany. Christian Wolff, philosopher, mathematician, and scientist who worked in many subjects but who is best known as the German spokesman of the Enlightenment, the 18th-century philosophical movement characterized by Rationalism. 1703-1706 – Qualified as Privatdozent in the university of Leipzig, where he lectured, when he ..

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1766 – Born in East Dereham, Norfolk on the 6th of August. 1793 – He obtained a doctorate in medicine from Cambridge University. 1800 – He left medicine and concentrated on pursuing these interests instead of his trained vocation. 1802 – His optical work was important as well, where he is remembered for his observations ..

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1944 – Born on July 7th in Edinburgh. Scottish professor and Head of the Department of Gene Expression and Development at the Roslin Institute near Edinburgh, Scotland. 1971 – He obtained a B.Sc. in Agricultural Science at the University of Nottingham before studying at the University of Cambridge, where he was awarded a Ph.D. 1973 ..

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US biologist, entomologist, sociologist, and popularizer of science   main founder of sociobiology   professor of biology at Harvard University 1956-1958   professor of zoology at Harvard University 1958–   co-wrote "The Theory of Island Biogeography" 1967, "A Primer of Population Biology" 1971, "Caste and Ecology in Social Insects" 1978, "Genes, Mind, and Culture: The ..

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US (Hungarian-born) physicist   immigrated to US 1930 (naturalized US citizen 1937)   introduced group theory into quantum mechanics   wrote "Group Theory and Its Application to Atomic Spectra" 1931   prover and eponym of Wigner's theorem 1932   president of American Physical Society 1956   Nobel Prize in Ph..

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1861 – Alfred North Whitehead, born on the 15th of February in Ramsgate, Kent, England. He was an English-born mathematician who became a philosopher. He wrote on algebra, logic, foundations of mathematics, philosophy of science, physics, metaphysics, and education. 1880 – 1910 – He studied, taught, and wrote mathematics at Trinity College, Cambridge. 1891 – ..

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