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1727 – He was born on the 6th day of December this year in Schwabach, Germany . In spite of his short life, he made a great contribution to anatomy.  1753 – He became director of the Botanic garden of the University of Göttingen.   1755 – He became a professor in the medical faculty.  1757 ..

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1834 – He was born on the 8th day of November in Berlin. 1861 – He wrote numerous papers on photometry. 1872 – He held the Chair of Astrophysics at Leizpig University. He outspokenly criticized the lithopanspermia hypothesis of William Thomson based on two grounds which are no explanation as to how life arose in ..

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1865 – Born in Zonnemaire, a small village in the isle of Schouwen, Zeeland, The Netherlands; birth of a Dutch physicist  1885 – He studied at Leyden University  1890 – He was appointed as an assistant of Lorentz and became involved in an extensive research. 1892 – Came up with his first treatise Mesures relatives du ..

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  1773 – He was born on the 13th day of June this year in Milverton, Somersetshire, England, and educated at the universities of Edinburgh, Goettingen, and Cambridge.   1796 – He obtained a medical degree at Goettingen.   1799 – He began to practice medicine in London.   1802 – He became foreign secretary ..

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1907 – Born on January 23; birth of a Japanese physicist 1932 – married Sumiko 1932-1939– between these years, he taught at the Kyoto University and Osaka University– 1935, published "On the Interaction of Elementary Particles. I"– 1937, focused on the development of the meson theory– 1938, earned a D.Sc. degree while being the 1940 ..

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1922 – Born in October 1st in Hofei, Anwhei, China. Chen Ning Yang is a Nobel Prize winning Chinese American physicist and mathematician. 1942-1948 – He earned his B.S. degree in China and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. 1949-1955 – He has been associated with the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, ..

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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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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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