Month → August

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Aug

11 August 1926 - Birth of Aaron Klug, developed crystallographic electron microscopy

14
Aug

August 14, 1958 – Death of Jean Frédéric Joliot-Curie, Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on the synthesis of new radioactive elements

15
Aug

August 15, 1994 - The United States National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) achieves the record for sub-zero temperatures

16
Aug

16 August 1899 - Death of Robert Bunsen, co-discoverer of cesium and rubidium

17
Aug

August 17, 1848 – Death of Jöns Jacob Berzelius, without his contribution modern chemistry would not be the same

19
Aug

August 19, 1839 – Louis Daguerre presents the daguerreotype

20
Aug

August 20, 1779 – Birth of Jöns Jacob Berzelius, considered one of the fathers of modern chemistry

21
Aug

21 August 1907 - Birth of John G. Trump, known for his contribution to radiotherapy

25
Aug

August 25, 1908 - Death of Antoine Henri Becquerel, Nobel Prize winner, together with the Curies couple, for the discovery of spontaneous radioactivity

27
Aug

August 27, 1875 – Paul E. Lecoq de Boisbaudran discovers gallium

27
Aug

August 27, 1915 – Birth of Norman Foster Ramsey, his research had important applications in the construction of the atomic clock

30
Aug

August 30, 1940 – Death of Joseph J. Thomson, discoverer of the electron