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Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873

Swiss-born US palaeontologist and geologist who developed the idea of the ice age. He established his name through his work on the classification of

Open Agre, Peter, 1949-
Agre, Peter, 1949-

Place : United States of America Subject : biography, chemistry, biology US biochemist. He shared the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2003 with Roderick

Open Agricola, Georg, 1494-1555
Agricola, Georg, 1494-1555

Place : Germany Subject : biography, earth science German mineralogist who pioneered mining technology. Born in Glauchau in Saxony, Agricola trained

Open Airy, George Biddell, 1801-1892
Airy, George Biddell, 1801-1892

English astronomer. He installed a transit telescope at the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, England, and accurately measured Greenwich Mean Time by

Open Alembert, Jean Le Rond d', 1717-1783
Alembert, Jean Le Rond d', 1717-1783

French mathematician, encyclopedist, and theoretical physicist. In association with Denis Diderot , he helped plan the great Encyclopédie , for which

Alexander, Franz, 1891-1964

Hungarian-born psychoanalyst who directed the Chicago Institute of Psychoanalysis for twenty-four years. His chief contributions were in

Allport, Gordon W. (Gordon Willard), 1897-1967

Gordon Willard Allport grew up in the Midwest and earned his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees (1922) at Harvard University. His Ph.D. thesis

Open Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988
Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988

Place : United States of America Subject : biography, physics US physicist who won the 1968 Nobel Prize for Physics for developing the liquid-hydrogen

Open Ampère, André-Marie, 1775-1836
Ampère, André-Marie, 1775-1836

Place : France Subject : biography, physics French physicist, mathematician, chemist, and philosopher who founded the science of electromagnetics

Anastasi, Anne, 1908-2001

Anne Anastasi obtained her BA from Barnard College in 1928 and her PhD from Columbia University in 1930 at the age of 21. Influenced by H. L.