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French physicist, a pioneer in crystallography, magnetism, piezoelectricity, and radioactivity. Wikipedia

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  • Irène Joliot-Curie

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  • Pierre Weiss

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  • Blas Cabrera

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    French physicist and chemist. Born on 9 October 1898, in Marseille. Wikipedia

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  • Yvette Cauchois

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  • Louis de Broglie

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  • Ernest Rutherford

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  • Claude Cohen-Tannoudji

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  • Otto Hahn

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  • J. J. Thomson

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  • Hendrik Lorentz

    Dutch physicist who shared the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics with Pieter Zeeman for the discovery and theoretical explanation of the Zeeman effect. He also derived the transformation equations underpinning Albert Einstein's special theory of relativity. Wikipedia

  • Louis Néel

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  • Georges Charpak

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  • Jean Baptiste Perrin

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  • Jules Jamin

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  • French Academy of Sciences

    Learned society, founded in 1666 by Louis XIV at the suggestion of Jean-Baptiste Colbert, to encourage and protect the spirit of French scientific research. At the forefront of scientific developments in Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries, and is one of the earliest Academies of Sciences. Wikipedia

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