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Abdul Qadeer Khan

12 April 2018   |   Physicist

Abdul Qadeer Khan was bornon April 1, 1936 in India. Pakistani nuclear scientist who participated i his country's atomic bomb project and made significant contributions in molecular morphology.

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Abdus Salam

12 April 2018   |   Physicist

Abdus Salam was bornon January 29, 1926 in Pakistan. Known for his work in the physics sub-field of electroweak unification, this Pakistani scientist was a 1979 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics...

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Albert Einstein

12 April 2018   |   Physicist

Albert Einstein was bornon March 14, 1879 in Germany. Iconic genius and legendary theoretical physicist who formulated the Theory of Relativity and the mass-energy equivalence formula. Born in Germany...

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Albert Michelson

12 April 2018   |   Physicist

Albert Michelson was bornon December 19, 1852 in Germany. Nobel Prize winning physicist who measured the speed of light, which laid the foundation for the Theory of Relativity. In his long and importa...

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Alessandro Volta

11 April 2018   |   Physicist

Alessandro Volta was bornon February 18, 1745 in Italy. Italian physicist and inventor of the battery for whom the Volt was named. He was made a count by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1801 and his image was d...

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Ali Moustafa Mosharafa

11 April 2018   |   Physicist

Ali Moustafa Mosharafa was bornon July 11, 1898 in Egypt. Theoretical physicist remembered for his contributions to the study of quantum theory and the theory of relativity. He was the first dean of C...

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Andre Geim

11 April 2018   |   Physicist

Andre Geim was bornon October 21, 1958 in Russia. Russian-born physicist who helped create graphine, which was the thinnest and strongest material at the time. He won the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics f...

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Andrei Sakharov

11 April 2018   |   Physicist

Andrei Sakharov was bornon May 21, 1921 in Russia. Russian atomic physicist who worked on the hydrogen bomb and other Soviet thermonuclear weapons. An outspoken dissident and critic of the Soviet regi...

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Arno Allan Penzias

11 April 2018   |   Physicist

Arno Allan Penzias was bornon April 26, 1933 in Germany. Physicist whose discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation aided in the development of the Big Bang theory. For his work, he received t...

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Brian Cox

11 April 2018   |   Physicist

Brian Cox was bornon March 3, 1968 in England. Physicist, professor and media personality most famous as the presenter of numerous educational TV shows, such as Wonders of Life. In the scientific comm...

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Daniel Joseph Bradley

13 April 2018   |   Physicist

Daniel Joseph Bradley was born on January 18, 1928 in Ireland. Award-winning Irish physicist and pioneer of laser physics who supervised over 60 PhD students during his long teaching career. He contin...

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Daniel Fahrenheit

13 April 2018   |   Physicist

Daniel Fahrenheit was born on May 24, 1686 in Poland. Best remembered for developing the Fahrenheit temperature scale and for inventing the modern mercury thermometer, this Polish-born engineer and ph...

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