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# Name
Year
Country
Science
achievements
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Dmitri Mendeleev

1834-1907
Russia
Chemistry

Formulating the Periodic table of chemical elements
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Amadeo Avogadro

1776-1856
Italy
Physics, Chemistry

developed hypothesis that all gases at same volume, pressure, and temperature contain same number of atoms
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Hans Christian Oersted

1777-1851
Denmark
Physics

discovered that a current in a wire can produce magnetic effects
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William Rowan Hamilton

1805-1865
Ireland
Physics

developed the principle of least action and the Hamiltonian form of classical mechanics
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Leon Foucault

1819-1868
France
Physics

accurately measured speed of light; invented the gyroscope; demonstrated the Earth's rotation
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Hendrik Antoon Lorentz

1853-1928
Netherlands
Physics

introduced Lorentz transformation equations of special relativity; advanced ideas of relativistic length contraction and relativistic mass increase; contributed to theory of electromagnetism
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James Chadwick

1891-1974
United Kingdom
Physics

discovered the neutron
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Wolfgang Pauli

1900-1958
Austria
Physics

discovered the exclusion principle; suggested the existence of the neutrino
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Ernest Orlando Lawrence

1901-1958
USA
Physics

invented the cyclotron
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Richard P. Feynman

1918-1988
USA
Physics

co-developed quantum electrodynamics; created a new formalism for practical calculations by introducing a graphical method called Feynman diagrams

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