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Francis William Aston FRS (1 September 1877 – 20 November 1945) was an English chemist and physicist who won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery, by means of his mass spectrograph, of isotopes, in a large number of non-radioactive elements, and for his enunciation of the whole number rule. He was a fellow of the Royal Society and Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.
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Francis William Aston
September 1, 1877, Harborne, Birmingham, United Kingdom
November 20, 1945, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Mass Spectra and Isotopes, Isotopes
Helen Aston, Mary Aston
Mason Science College, University of Cambridge, Malvern College, Trinity College
Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Royal Medal, Hughes Medal
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Francis William Aston FRS (1 September 1877 – 20 November 1945) was an English chemist and physicist who won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery, by means of his mass spectrograph, of isotopes, in a large number of non-radioactive elements, and for his enunciation of the whole number rule.
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Francis William Aston, (born Sept. 1, 1877, Harborne, Birmingham, Eng.—died Nov. 20, 1945, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire), British physicist who won the Nobel …
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Francis W. Aston. Biographical. Francis William Aston was born in September 1877 at Harborne, Birmingham, England, the third of a family of seven children.
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Francis W. Aston [Francis William Aston] was a British chemist, physicist and Nobel Laureate was born on September 01, 1877 – died on November 20, 1945.
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Aston, Francis William(b. Harbonne, Birmingham, England, 1 September 1877; d; Cambridge, England, 20 November 1945)experimental chemistry, physics.
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The British chemist and physicist Francis William Aston (1877-1945) invented the mass spectrograph and discovered the isotopic complexity of the elements.
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Nov 2, 2017 – Francis William Aston was a British scientist who won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. This biography provides detailed information about …
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Francis William Aston was a chemist at the University of Cambridge, specializing in physical chemistry. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1922 for …
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Francis William Aston was among the most accomplished physicists of the 20th century. A Nobel laureate and Fellow of the Royal Society, his research career …
Vladimir Kosmich Zworykin (Russian: Влади́мир Козьми́ч Зворы́кин, Vladimir Koz’mich Zvorykin; July 29 [O.S. July 17] 1888 – July 29, 1982) was a Russian-born American inventor, engineer, and pioneer of television technology. Educated in Russia and in France, he spent most of his life in the United States. Zworykin invented a television transmitting and receiving system employing cathode ray tubes. He played a role in the practical development of television from the early thirties, including charge storage-type tubes, infrared image tubes and the electron microscope.
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July 29, 1888, Murom, Russia
July 29, 1982, Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Katherine Polevitsky (m. 1951–1982)
IEEE Medal of Honor, IEEE Edison Medal
Television: The Electronics of Image Transmission
University of Pittsburgh, Saint-Petersburg State Institute of Technology
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Vladimir Kosmich Zworykin (Russian: Влади́мир Козьми́ч Зворы́кин, Vladimir Koz’mich Zvorykin; July 29 [O.S. July 17] 1888 – July 29, 1982) was a Russian-born American inventor, engineer, and pioneer of television technology. Educated in Russia and in France, he spent most of his life in the United States.
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Vladimir Zworykin, in full Vladimir Kosma Zworykin, (born July 30, 1889, Murom, Russia—died July 29, 1982, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.), Russian-born American electronic engineer and inventor of the iconoscope and kinescope television systems.
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Vladimir Kosma Zworykin. The Russian-American physicist and radio engineer Vladimir Kosma Zworykin (1889-1982) made important contributions to the development of television, as well as to the newer field of electronics. Vladimir Zworykin was born in Mourom, Russia, on July 30, 1889.
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Vladimir Kosma Zworykin (Russian) (1889–1982). Zworykin invented television transmitting and receiving systems employing cathode ray tubes. He was …
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Born in 1889 in Murom, Russia, 200 miles east of Moscow, Vladimir Kosma Zworykin began his career in electrical engineering at the age of nine, repairing …
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The Russian-American physicist and radio engineer Vladimir Kosma Zworykin (1889-1982) made important contributions to the development of television, …
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Ingénieur américain, d’origine russe, spécialiste de la radio-électricité. Dès 1910, à l’Institut de technologie de Saint-Pétersbourg, Vladimir Kosma Zworykin …
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Biography of Vladimir Kosma Zworykin. … Born in Mourom, Russia, Zworykin was the son of a prominent river boat merchant. Though his father had hoped to …
Galileo studied speed and velocity, gravity and free fall, the principle of relativity, inertia, projectile motion and also worked in applied science and technology, describing the properties of pendulums and “hydrostatic balances”, inventing the thermoscope and various military compasses, and using the telescope for scientific observations of celestial objects. His contributions to observational astronomy include the telescopic confirmation of the phases of Venus, the observation of the four largest satellites of Jupiter, the observation of Saturn and the analysis of sunspots.
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Astronomer, Physicist, Engineer, and sometimes described as a Polymath
February 15, 1564, Pisa, Italy
January 8, 1642, Arcetri
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Galileo Galilei was an Italian astronomer, physicist and engineer, sometimes described as a polymath. Galileo has been called the “father of observational …
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Considered the father of modern science, Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) made major contributions to the fields of physics, astronomy, cosmology, mathematics and.
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Galileo, in full Galileo Galilei, (born February 15, 1564, Pisa [Italy]—died January 8, 1642, Arcetri, near Florence), Italian natural philosopher, …
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Galileo Galilei was an Italian physicist and astronomer. He was born in Pisa on February 15, 1564. Galileo’s father, Vincenzo Galilei, was a well-known musician …
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Lived 1564 – 1642. Galileo Galilei – most people simply call him Galileo – was one of the most significant people in the history of science. He lived at a.
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A Copernican map of the universe published in 1660 features the sun at the center. Galileo’s advocacy of this theory incurred the wrath of Pope Urban VIII.
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Galileo Galilei’s parents were Vincenzo Galilei and Guilia Ammannati. Vincenzo, who was born in Florence in 1520, was a teacher of music and a fine lute …
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Galileo Galilei. February 15, 1564 – January 8, 1642. Galileo Galilei was a Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role …
Santorio Santorio adapted the clinical thermometer based on Galileo Galilei’s design in 1612. Continue reading