Hellenica World

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Discovery of Europium (Demarçay)

Richardson formula, Electron emission from hot surfaces

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9 January 1901 discovery of 464 Megaira and 467 Laura

13 January 1901 discovery of 465 Alekto

17 January 1901 discovery of 466 Tisiphone

18 January 1901 discovery of 468 Lina

13 February 1901 discovery of 473 Nolli and 474 Prudentia

20 February 1901 discovery of 469 Argentina

21 April 1901 discovery of 470 Kilia

21 May 1901 discovery of 480 Hansa

7 June 1901 discovery of 471 Papagena

11 July 1901 discovery of 472 Roma

14 August 1901 discovery of 475 Ocllo

17 August 1901 discovery of 476 Hedwig

23 August 1901 discovery of 477 Italia

21 September 1901 discovery of 478 Tergeste

11 October 1901 discovery of 808 Merxia

5 November 1901 discovery of 692 Hippodamia

12 November 1901 discovery of 479 Caprera

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22 February 1901 Death of George Francis FitzGerald, in Dublin, Ireland

11 March 1901 Death of Paul-Achille-Arie Baize in Paris, France

18 May 1901 Birth of Vincent du Vigneaud

13 June 1901, Death of Truman Henry Safford in Newark, New Jersey, USA

21 August 1901 Birth of Semyon Emmanuilovich Khaikin in Minsk, Belarus

29 September 1901 Birth of Enrico Fermi

25 October 1901 Birth of Dean Benjamin McLaughlin, in Brooklyn, New York, USA

5 December 1901 Birth of Werner Karl Heisenberg

1901 Birth of Henry Eyring

1901 Birth of Linus Pauling

1901 Death of François Marie Raoult

1901 Birth of Merle Antony Tuve

1901 Birth of Peter [Piet] Van de Kamp

1901 Birth of Otto Hermann Leopold Heckmann

1901 Birth of Marcus Laurence Elwin Oliphant

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Nobel Prize

Physics to WILHELM CONRAD RÖNTGEN in recognition of the extraordinary services he has rendered by the discovery of the remarkable rays subsequently named after him.

Chemistry to Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff "in recognition of the extraordinary services he has rendered by the discovery of the laws of chemical dynamics and osmotic pressure in solutions"

Physiology or Medicine to Prize Emil Adolf von Behring "for his work on serum therapy, especially its application against diphtheria, by which he has opened a new road in the domain of medical science and thereby placed in the hands of the physician a victorious weapon against illness and deaths"

Chronology

1900 - 1901 - 1902

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