Anniversaries

12
Mar

March 12, 1824 – Birth of Gustav Kirchhoff, physicist who investigated electrical circuits, plate theory, spectroscopy, and the emission of blackbody radiation

14
Mar

March 14, 1879 - Einstein's birth

15
Mar

March 15, 1962 – Death of Arthur Compton, which confirmed that electromagnetic radiation has both wave and particle properties

17
Mar

March 17, 1905 - Einstein published the first of his groundbreaking physics papers

17
Mar

March 17, 1956 - Death of Iréne Joliot-Curie, shares the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the synthesis of new radioactive elements

19
Mar

March 19, 1900 - Birth of French physicist Jean Frédéric Joliot-Curie

21
Mar

March 21, 1946 – Marguerite Perey presents her thesis on “L’élément 87: Actinium K”. The last sentence of it collected the privilege of the discoverer: "The name Francio, Fa, is proposed for place 87" (today the symbol of francio is Fr)

22
Mar

March 22 - World Water Day

27
Mar

March 27, 1845 Röntgen and his mysterious rays

27
Mar

March 27, 1845 - Birth of Wilhem Conrad Röntgen, discoverer of X-rays

01
Apr

April 1, 1939 - Birth of Mary K. Gaillard

03
Apr

April 3, 1980 – Death of Edward Bullard, one of the founders of marine geophysics

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