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# Name
Year
Country
Science
achievements
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Charles K. Kao

1933-
China
Physics

pioneer in the development and use of fiber optics in telecommunications
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Leon Max Lederman

1922-
USA
Physics

Seminal contributions to Neutrinos, bottom quark
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Louis-Victor de Broglie

1892-1987
France
Physics

Wave nature of electrons De Broglie–Bohm theory de Broglie wavelength
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Hans Geiger

1883-1945
Germany
Physics

helped measure charge-to-mass ratio for alpha particles; invented Geiger counter for detecting ionizing particles
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Ptolemy

90-168
Greece
Astronomy, Mathematics, Geography

theory that the Earth was at the center of the Universe
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John Atanasoff

1903-1995
USA
Computer science

Built the first electronic digital computer, the Atanasoff–Berry Computer, though it was neither programmable nor Turing-complete. (1939)
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Georg Simon Ohm

1789-1854
Germany
Physics

discovered that current flow is proportional to potential difference and inversely proportional to resistance (Ohm's law)
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Andre-Marie Ampere

1775-1836
France
Physics

founders of the science of classical electromagnetism
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John Dalton

1766-1844
United Kingdom
Physics, Chemistry

Atomic theory, Law of Multiple Proportions, Dalton's Law of Partial Pressures, Daltonism
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Charles-Augustin de Coulomb

1736-1806
France
Physics

developing Coulomb's law, the definition of the electrostatic force of attraction and repulsion, important work on friction

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