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Year
Country
Science
achievements
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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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William Shockley

1910-1989
USA
Physics

co-discovered the transistor effect
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William Smith



Earth Science


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William Standish Knowles

1917-

Chemistry


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William Stewart Halsted

1852-1922
USA


emphasized strict aseptic technique during surgical procedures, was an early champion of newly discovered anesthetics, and introduced several new operations, including the radical mastectomy for breast cancer.
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William V. Houston

1900-
USA
Physics


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William Whiston

1667-1752
United Kingdom
Mathematics


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William Whiteman Carlton Topley

1886-1944
United Kingdom
Bacteriology


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William Withering

1741-1799
United Kingdom
Chemistry, Physics

discoverer of digitalis
1 600
William Wulf

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Computer science

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