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The Greatest Scientists

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#: 951 - 960

# Name
Year
Country
Science
achievements
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Nicolas Leonard Sadi Carnot

1796-1832
France
Physics

founded the science of thermodynamics
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Wilhelm E. Weber

1804-1891
Germany
Physics

developed sensitive magnetometers; worked in electrodynamics and the electrical structure of matter
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Armand-Hippolyte-Louis Fizeau

1819-1896
France
Physics

made the first terrestrial measurement of the speed of light; invented one of the first interferometers;
954
Fran├žois Gernelle

0

Computer science

Invention of the Micral N, the earliest commercial, non-kit personal computer based on a microprocessor
955
Betty Holberton

0

Computer science

Wrote the first mainframe sort merge on the Univac
956
Herman Hollerith

0

Computer science

Widely regarded as the father of modern machine data processing. His invention of the punched card evaluating machine marks the beginning of the era of automatic data processing systems.
957
Feng-hsiung Hsu

0

Computer science

Work led to the creation of the Deep Thought chess computer, and the architect and the principal designer of the IBM Deep Blue chess computer which defeated the reigning World Chess Champion, Garry Kasparov, in 1997.
958
Al-Jazari

0

Computer science

Invented programmable machines, including programmable humanoid robots,[7] and the castle clock, an astronomical clock considered the first programmable analog computer.[8]
959
Maurice Karnaugh

0

Computer science

Inventor of the Karnaugh map, used for logic function minimization.
960
Barbara Liskov

0

Computer science

Developed the Liskov substitution principle, which guarantees semantic interoperability of data types in a hierarchy.

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