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# Name
Year
Country
Science
achievements
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Thomas E. Kurtz

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Computer science

BASIC programming language; Dartmouth College computer professor
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Thomas Edison

1847-1931
USA
Inventions

inventor with the most patents;invented electric light bulb, movie camera, flouroscope, re-chargeable battery, phonograph
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Thomas Francis Jr.

1900-1969
USA
Physics

isolate influenza virus in America and took part in the development of influenza vaccines
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Thomas Gold

1920-
USA
Astronomy

contributed to our understanding of cosmology, the nature of pulsars as rotating neutron stars, and the origin of planetary hydrocarbons
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Thomas Henderson

1798-1844
United Kingdom
Astronomy

first to measure distance to a star (Alpha Centauri)
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Thomas Newcomen

1664-1729
United Kingdom
Physics

created the first practical steam engine in 1712, the Newcomen atmospheric engine
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Thomas Robert Malthus

1766-1834
United Kingdom
Economy

pioneer observer of population growth
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Thomas Sterling

0

Computer science

creator of Beowulf clusters
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Thomas Townsend Brown

1905-
USA
Physics


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Thomas Young

1773-1829
United Kingdom
Physics

studied light and color; known for his double-slit experiment that demonstrated the wave nature of light

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