Month → August

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August 1, 1774, polymath Joseph Priestley discovers "dephlogisticated air"

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August 1, 1924 - Birth of Georges Charpak, Nobel laureate for inventing and developing particle detectors

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Aug

2 August 1776 - Birth of Friedrich Stromeyer, discoverer of the chemical element cadmium

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Aug

August 3, 1958, the "Nautilus" is the first submarine to pass under the North Pole

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Aug

4 August 1928 - Birth of Vera Yurásova, she researched the interactions of atomic particles with solids

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Aug

August 5, 1952 – Death of Sameera Moussa: “My wish is that nuclear cancer treatment is as affordable and cheap as aspirin”

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Aug

August 5, 1862 - Birth of Lucy Everest Boole, the first female Professor of the London School of Medicine for Women and the first female Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chemistry

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Aug

August 6, 1766 - Birth of William Hyde Wollaston, inventor of the platinum process that led to the discovery of palladium and rhodium

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Aug

August 7, 1948 - Death of Mileva Marić Ruzić, how much did she contribute to Einstein's discoveries?

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Aug

August 8, 1901 - Birth of Ernest Lawrence, the first to conceive of a particle accelerator

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Aug

August 9, 1776 – Birth of Amedeo Avogadro, physicist and chemist who formulated the famous Avogadro's Law

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Aug

August 10, 1915 – Death of Henry Moseley, quantitatively justified the concept of atomic number

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