Francis William Aston

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. Continue reading

First Published Crossword Puzzle

Arthur Wynne prepared and published the first crossword puzzle in New York World on December 21, 1913. Continue reading

Invention of the Mass Spectrometer

Joseph John Thomson invented the mass spectrometer or parabola spectrograph in Cambridge, England in 1913. Continue reading

Home Refrigerators Marketed in Chicago

First home refrigerators marketed in Chicago, IL, USA, in 1913. Continue reading

Hudson Stuck Led Ascent of Mount McKinley

Hudson Stuck, American mountaineer led a six-member team on ascension of Mount McKinley, Alaska in 1913. Continue reading

Rabindranath Tagore, first Asian to receive Nobel Prize in Literature

First Asian presented the Nobel Prize in Literature was in 1913
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