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Wladek Minor
Władysław Minor also known as Wladek Minor (born 1946) is a Polish-American biophysicist, a specialist in structural biology and protein crystallography. He is a Harrison Distinguished Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics at the University of Virginia.[1] Minor is a co-author of HKL2000/HKL3000 – crystallographic data processing and structure solution software used to pro
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Wilson Marcy Powell
Wilson Marcy Powell (July 18, 1903 – March 2, 1974) was an American physicist and a member of the Physics department at the University of California, Berkeley. The son of Harvard lawyer Wilson Marcy Powell, Sr. and Elsie Knapp, Wilson was born in Litchfield, Connecticut.[1] He matriculated into Harvard College in 1922 and graduated in 1926. During his undergraduate years, Powell went on two
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Wilmot N. Hess
Wilmot N. Hess (October 16, 1926 – April 16, 2004) was an American physicist who was involved with many ambitious scientific projects of the 20th century, including: the Plowshares project, the NASA Apollo moon missions, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) hurricane research and oil spill cleanup research, the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) weather modif
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William V. Houston
William Vermillion Houston (January 19, 1900 – August 22, 1968) was an United States physicist who made contributions to spectroscopy, quantum mechanics, and solid-state physics as well as being a teacher and administrator. He became the second president of Rice University in 1946. His family name is pronounced HOW-stun, in contrast to the pronunciation of the city of Houston in which he live
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William Thomson, Baron Kelvin
William Thomson, Baron Kelvin, OM, GCVO, PC, PRS, FRSE (26 June 1824 – 17 December 1907) was a British[1] mathematical physicist and engineer who was born in Belfast in 1824. At the University of Glasgow he did important work in the mathematical analysis of electricity and formulation of the first and second laws of thermodynamics, and did much to unify the emerging discipline of physics in it
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William Robert Graham
William Robert Graham (born June 15, 1937) is an American physicist who was Chairman of President Reagan's General Advisory Committee on Arms Control from 1982 to 1985, a Deputy Administrator and Acting Administrator of NASA during 1985 and 1986, and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and concurrently Science Adviser to President Reagan from 1986 to 1989. He then
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William R. Newman
William R. Newman (born March 13, 1955) is Distinguished Professor and Ruth N. Halls Professor in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at Indiana University. Most of Newman’s work in the History of Science has been devoted to alchemy and "chymistry," the art-nature debate, and matter theories,[1] particularly atomism. Newman is also General Editor of the Chymistry of Isaac Newto
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William R. Blair
William Richards Blair (November 7, 1874 – September 2, 1962) was an American scientist and U.S. Army officer, who worked on the development of the radar in United States starting during the 1930s. He led the U.S. Army's Signal Corps Laboratories during its formative years and is often called the "Father of American Radar".[1] Blair was born in Ireland in County Londonderry on November 7, 1
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William R. Bennett Jr.
William Ralph Bennett Jr. (January 30, 1930 – June 29, 2008) was an United States physicist known for his pioneering work on gas lasers. He spent most of his career on the faculty of Yale University. The son of the noted physicist William R. Bennett Sr.,[1] Bennett Jr. received his bachelor's degree in physics from Princeton University. Bennett's graduate work in physics was on spectroscop
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William M. Jackson
William Morgan Jackson (born September 24, 1936) is a Distinguished Research and Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at University of California, Davis and pioneer in the field of astrochemistry. His work considers cometary astrochemistry and the development of laser photochemistry to understand planetary atmospheres. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Ame
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