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# Name
Year
Country
Science
achievements
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Robert Andrews Millikan

1868-1953
USA
Physics

Charge of the electron; Cosmic ray physics
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Hendrik Lorentz

1853-
Netherlands
Physics


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Ludwig Boltzmann

1844-1906
Austria
Physics

developed statistical mechanics and applied it to kinetic theory of gases
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Rudolf Clausius

1822-1888
Germany
Physics

developed second law of thermodynamics, a statement that the entropy of the Universe always increases
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Christian Doppler

1803-1853
Austria
Physics

experimented with sound waves; derived an expression for the apparent change in wavelength of a wave due to relative motion between the source and observer
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Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit

1686-1736
Germany
Physics

inventing the mercury-in-glass thermometer
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Friedrich Hoffmann

1660-1742
Germany
Medicine

introduced ether into medicine under the brand name Anodyne
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Joseph Proust

1754-1826
France
Chemistry

discovery of the law of constant composition
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Euclid

-365-275
Greece
Mathematics

Father of geometry
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William Shockley

1910-1989
USA
Physics

co-discovered the transistor effect

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