Month → September

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Sep

September 16, 1736 - Death of Daniel Fahrenheit, designed the famous scale and invented the mercury thermometer

17
Sep

September 17, 1936 – Death of Henry Le Châtelier, famous in chemistry for the principle that bears his name

17
Sep

September 17, 1927 - Birth of Hélène Langevin-Joliot, a nuclear physicist from a saga dedicated to science

18
Sep

September 18, 1907 - Birth of Edwin McMillan, Nobel laureate who created the first transuranium elements

18
Sep

September 18, 1967 – Death of John Douglas Cockroft, Nobel Prize Laureate for achieving the disintegration of the atomic nucleus

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Sep

September 19, 1710 – Death of Ole Rømer, the first to determine the speed of light

20
Sep

20 September 1842 - Birth of James Dewar, first to obtain hydrogen in liquid form

21
Sep

September 21, 1996 - Death of Erika Cremer, tireless in her research on gas chromatography

22
Sep

September 22, 1956 - Death of Frederick Soddy, Nobel Prize winner for his contribution to the knowledge of radioactivity and radioactive substances

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Sep

22 September 1922 - Birth of Chen Ning Yang, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics for his theories on parity violation in weak interactions

23
Sep

23 September 1915 - Birth Clifford G. Shull, Nobel Prize in Physics for the development of neutron scattering techniques

24
Sep

September 24, 1978 - Death of Ida Eva Tacke-Noddack, German chemist who discovered rhenium and first proposed the idea of nuclear fission