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Rutherford, Ernest

Rutherford, Ernest (1871–1937) Quick reference

A Dictionary of Scientists

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Science and technology
Length:
1,167 words

(1871–1937) New Zealand physicist ...

Rutherford, who was born at Nelson in New Zealand, was certainly the greatest scientist to

Salk, Jonas Edward

Salk, Jonas Edward (1914–1995) Quick reference

A Dictionary of Scientists

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Science and technology
Length:
623 words

(1914–1995) American microbiologist ...

Salk was born in New York City, the son of a garment worker. He was educated at

Agassiz, Jean Louis Rodolphe

Agassiz, Jean Louis Rodolphe (1807–1873) Quick reference

A Dictionary of Scientists

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Science and technology
Length:
372 words
(1807–1873) Swiss-American biologist ... Generally considered the foremost naturalist of 19th-century America, Agassiz was born in Motier-en-Vuly, Switzerland. He was educated ... More
Soddy, Frederick

Soddy, Frederick (1877–1956) Quick reference

A Dictionary of Scientists

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Science and technology
Length:
693 words

(1877–1956) British chemist ...

Soddy, born the son of a corn merchant in the coastal town of Eastbourne, was educated

Starling, Ernest Henry

Starling, Ernest Henry (1866–1927) Quick reference

A Dictionary of Scientists

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Science and technology
Length:
490 words

(1866–1927) British physiologist ...

A Londoner by birth, Starling studied medicine at Guy's Hospital, London, where he obtained his MB in

Theophrastus

Theophrastus (c. 372 bc–287 bc) Quick reference

A Dictionary of Scientists

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Science and technology
Length:
202 words

(c. 372 bc–287 bc) Greek botanist and philosopher ...

Theophrastus, who was born at Eresus on Lesbos

Torricelli, Evangelista

Torricelli, Evangelista (1608–1647) Quick reference

A Dictionary of Scientists

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Science and technology
Length:
298 words

(1608–1647) Italian physicist ...

Born at Faenza in Italy, Torricelli was educated at the Sapienza College, Rome. His De motu (

Nicolle, Charles Jules Henri

Nicolle, Charles Jules Henri (1866–1936) Quick reference

A Dictionary of Scientists

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Science and technology
Length:
337 words

(1866–1936) French bacteriologist ...

Nicolle, the son of a physician, was born at Rouen in France and educated there and

Nobel, Alfred Bernhard

Nobel, Alfred Bernhard (1833–1896) Quick reference

A Dictionary of Scientists

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Science and technology
Length:
232 words

(1833–1896) Swedish chemist, engineer, and inventor ...

Nobel left Stockholm, where he was born, in 1842 to join his father, an

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