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# Name
Year
Country
Science
achievements
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Walter Houser Brattain

1902-
USA
Physics


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Walter Kohn

1923-

Chemistry


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Walter Lewin

0
Netherlands
Physics


1 534
Walter Morley Fletcher

1873-1933
United Kingdom



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Walter Reed

1851-1902
USA
Biology

led the team that postulated and confirmed the theory that yellow fever is transmitted by a particular mosquito species, rather than by direct contact
1 536
Walter Savitch

0

Computer science

discovery of complexity class NL, Savitch's theorem, natural language processing, mathematical linguistics
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Walter Sydney Adams

1876-1956
USA
Astronomy

identified Sirius B as the first white dwarf star known
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Walther Bothe

1891-1957
Germany
Physics

devised a coincidence counter for studying cosmic rays; demonstrated validity of energy-momentum conservation at the atomic scale
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Walther Meissner

1882-1974
Germany
Physics

co-discovered the ``Meissner effect'', whereby a superconductor expells a magnetic field
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Walther Ritz

1878-1909
Switzerland
Physics

Rydberg–Ritz combination principle; Ritz method

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