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# Name
Year
Country
Science
achievements
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John von Neumann

1903-1957
Hungary
Physics, Mathematics, Computer science

formulated a fully quantum mechanical generalization of statistical mechanics
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Dennis Gabor

1900-1979
Hungary
Physics

invented and developed the holographic method whereby it is possible to record and display a three-dimensional display of an object
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Eugene Wigner

1902-1995
Hungary
Physics

contributed to theoretical atomic and nuclear physics; introduced concept of the nuclear cross section
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Leo Szilard

1898-1964
Hungary
Physics

first suggested possibility of a nuclear chain reaction
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Edward Teller

1908-2003
Hungary
Physics

helped develop atomic and hydrogen bombs
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George Charles de Hevesy

1885-1966
Hungary
Chemistry

development of radioactive tracers to study chemical processes such as in the metabolism of animals
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Albert Szent-Gyorgyi de Nagyrapolt

1893-1986
Hungary


Discovered vitamin C and the components and reactions of the citric acid cycle

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