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# Name
Year
Country
Science
achievements
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Sir George Airy

1801-1892
United Kingdom
Astronomy

improved orbital theory of Venus and the Moon; studied interference fringes in optics; made a mathematical study of the rainbow
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Anders Jonas Angstrom

1814-1874
Sweden
Astronomy

discovered hydrogen in the solar spectrum; source of the Angstrom unit
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Daniel Kirkwood

1814-1895
USA
Astronomy

discovered the ``Kirkwood gaps'' in the orbits of the asteroids between Mars and Jupiter; explained the gaps in Saturn's rings
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Sir Joseph Lockyer

1836-1920
United Kingdom
Astronomy

discovered in the solar spectrum a previously unknown element that he named helium
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Jacobus Cornelius Kapteyn

1851-1922
Netherlands
Astronomy

discovered that the proper motions of stars were not random, but stars could be divided into two streams moving in opposite directions, representing the rotation of our galaxy
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Hannes Alven

1908-1995
Sweden
Astronomy

developed the theory of magnetohydrodynamics
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Subramanyan Chandrasekhar

1910-1995
India
Astronomy, Physics

made important theoretical contributions concerning the structure and evolution of stars, especially white dwarfs
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Antony Hewish

1924-
United Kingdom
Astronomy, Physics

led the research group that discovered the first pulsar
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Arno A. Penzias

1933-
Germany
Astronomy, Physics

co-discovered the cosmic microwave background radiation
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Robert W. Wilson

1936-
USA
Astronomy, Physics

co-discovered the cosmic microwave background radiation

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