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Iris Runge
Iris Anna Runge (1 June 1888 – 27 January 1966) was a German applied mathematician and physicist. Iris Runge was the eldest of six children of mathematician Carl Runge. She started studying physics, mathematics, and geography at the University of Göttingen in 1907, with the aim of becoming a teacher. At that time, she only attended the lectures, since women were not allowed to formally stu
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Robert Griffiths
Robert B. Griffiths (February 25, 1937) is an American physicist at Carnegie Mellon University. He is the originator of the consistent histories approach to quantum mechanics, which has since been developed by himself, Roland Omnès, Murray Gell-Mann, and James Hartle. Robert B. Griffiths was born in Etah, Uttar Pradesh in 1937 to Presbyterian missionaries. Griffiths attended Woodstock School
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Thomas Eugene Everhart
Thomas Eugene Everhart FREng (born February 15, 1932, Kansas City, Missouri)[1] is an American educator and physicist. His area of expertise is the physics of electron beams. Together with Richard F. M. Thornley he designed the Everhart-Thornley detector. These detectors are still in use in scanning electron microscopes, even though the first such detector was made available as early as 1956. E
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Günter Nimtz
Günter Nimtz (born 22 September 1936) is a German physicist, working at the 2nd Physics Institute at the University of Cologne in Germany. He has investigated narrow-gap semiconductors and liquid crystals and was engaged in several interdisciplinary studies on the effect of non-ionizing electromagnetic radiation in biological systems. His international reputation mainly results from experiments
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Reimar Lüst
Reimar Lüst (German: [ˈʁaɪmaʁ ˈlyːst]; 25 March 1923 – 31 March 2020)[1] was a German astrophysicist. He worked in European space science from its beginning, as the scientific director of the European Space Research Organisation (ESRO) from 1962 and as Director General of the European Space Agency (ESA) from 1984 until 1990. Lüst taught internationally and influenced German politics a
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David Carroll
David Carroll (born January 13, 1963) is a U.S. physicist, materials scientist and nanotechnologist, Fellow of the American Physical Society, and director of the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials at Wake Forest University.[1] He has contributed to the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology through his work in nanoengineered cancer therapeutics, nanocomposite-based display and li
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Arie Bodek
Arie Bodek (born 1947) is an American experimental particle physicist and the George E. Pake Professor of Physics at the University of Rochester.[1] Bodek was awarded the 2004 American Physical Society W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics for his "broad, sustained, and insightful contributions to elucidating the structure of the nucleon, using a wide variety of probes, tools,
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R. Orin Cornett
R. Orin Cornett (November 13, 1913 – December 7, 2002) was an American physicist, university professor and administrator, and the inventor of a literacy system for the deaf, known as Cued Speech. R. (Richard) Orin Cornett was born in Driftwood, Oklahoma, a now unincorporated town near the Kansas border located in Alfalfa County, on November 14, 1913.[1] He earned his BS degree in Mathematic
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Ilesanmi Adesida
Ilesanmi Adesida (born 1949, Ifon, Ondo State, Nigeria) is a naturalized United States [1] physicist of Yoruba Nigerian descent.[2] He has been the provost at Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan, from September 2016.[3] Adesida is also the Donald Biggar Willett Professor Emeritus of Engineering[4] at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign;[5] he retired from Illinois in 2016. In
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Leland John Haworth
Leland John Haworth (July 11, 1904 – March 5, 1979) was an United States of America particle physicist. In his long career he was head of the Brookhaven National Laboratory, the Atomic Energy Commission, the National Science Foundation, and was assistant to the president of Associated Universities, Inc.[1] Haworth was born in Flint, Michigan, although his parents were normally living in New
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