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Robert Hook – The Forgotten Genius

Robert Hooke was a man whom his contemporaries regarded as “the most inventive man of all time”. Today, some call him British Da Vinci.  Hooke was born in 1635, and in 1662 he became...

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Niels Henrik David Bohr – Danish Theoretical Physicist

Niels Henrik David Bohr was born in Copenhagen on October 7, 1885, as the son of Christian Bohr, Professor of Physiology at Copenhagen University, and his wife Ellen, née Adler. Niels, together with his younger brother Harald,...

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Alfred Nobel – Trust is the Only True Wealth

At a time when Alfred Nobel left this world in his accounts there were over $ 150 million in its present value. From this great sum, no a penny received by his family, the...

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Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit – The First Thermometers

Gabriel Fahrenheit was a German physicist who made the first thermometers. One temperature measurement scale is named after it – the Fahrenheit Scale. Early life of Gabriel Fahrenheit He was born on May 24,...