Heike Kamerlingh Onnes

Kamerlingh Onnes was born in Groningen, Netherlands to father, Harm Kamerlingh Onnes a brickworks owner and mother, Anna Gerdina Coers from Arnhem. Continue reading

Mercury a Superconductor?

In 1911, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Dutch physicist and Director at the University of Leiden’s Cryogenic Laboratory, discovered that if you cool mercury Continue reading

Creation of liquid Helium

In 1908, Dutch physicist, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes figures out a way to prepare liquid helium while working at the University of Leiden’s Cryogenic Laboratory. Continue reading

Ragnar Frisch and Jan Tinbergen, first persons to receive Nobel Prize in Economics

First persons presented with the Nobel Prize in Economics was in 1969
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10 year old boy wins Gold at the Olympic Games

At the Paris, France Olympic Games a 10 year old boy was substituted for an adult in the Coxswain position due to his lighter weight. Continue reading

Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1901

Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Jr. was a Dutch physical chemist. Continue reading

Eppo Numan, Transatlantic flight

Eppo Numan piloted a transatlantic flight on an ultralight airplane. Continue reading