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Open Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871
Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871

Place: United Kingdom, England Subject : biography, computing, maths and statistics English mathematician, one of the greatest pioneers of mechanical

Open Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626
Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626

Francis Bacon, Viscount St. Albans, politician, author, and natural historian, was truly a Renaissance man. He was involved in public life, he

Open Baer, Karl Ernst von, 1792-1876
Baer, Karl Ernst von, 1792-1876

Karl Ernst Ritter von Baer was the modern founder of embryology and comparative embryology, as well as an accomplished zoologist and biologist. No

Baeyer, Adolf von, 1835-1917

German organic chemist who synthesized the dye indigo in 1880. He discovered barbituric acid in 1863, later to become the parent substance of a major

Bain, Alexander, 1818-1903

1818–1903, Scottish philosopher and psychologist. He was educated at Marischal College, Aberdeen, where he later taught for three years. He taught one

Open Baird, John Logie, 1888-1946
Baird, John Logie, 1888-1946

Scottish electrical engineer who pioneered television. In 1925 he gave the first public demonstration of television, transmitting an image of a

Open Baltimore, David
Baltimore, David

US virologist who was awarded a Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1975 for his work with Renato Dulbecco and Howard Temin in discovering that

Open Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820
Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820

Place: United Kingdom, England Subject : biography, biology English naturalist who, although making relatively few direct contributions to scientific

Open Banneker, Benjamin, 1731-1806
Banneker, Benjamin, 1731-1806

American astronomer, surveyor, mathematician, and social critic who published almanacs 1792–97. As a free African American, he used his achievements

Open Bardeen, John
Bardeen, John

Place : United States of America Subject : biography, physics US physicist whose work on semiconductors, together with William Shockley (1910-1989)