American chemist, inventor and industrialist. Born Pennsylvania. Initially worked with Edison. Companies he founded include: Carborundum, Inc., UCar International, and Acheson Industries. In abou...
Person, Science, Industry, USA
Politician and writer. Born Milston, Wiltshire.
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Born Bradford. Physicist. Professor at King's College London. Nobel Laureate Ionospheric radio, 1924. Died Edinburgh.
Mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer. c. 287 BC – c. 212 BC.
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Died: 14/12/1799, 220 years ago
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