Hellenica World

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Transmutation of elements, Rutherford, Soddy

Walter Sutton hypothesizes that chromosomes, which segregate in a Mendelian fashion, are hereditary units

Wilbur and Orville Wright a Chronology Commemorating the One-Hundredth Anniversary of the First Powered Flight on December 17, 1903

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16 January 1903 discovery of 500 Selinur

18 January 1903 discovery of 501 Urhixidur

19 January 1903 discovery of 502 Sigune and 503 Evelyn

17 February 1903 discovery of 506 Marion

19 February 1903 discovery of 507 Laodica

20 April 1903 discovery of 508 Princetonia

28 April 1903 discovery of 509 Iolanda

20 May 1903 discovery of 510 Mabella

30 May 1903 discovery of 511 Davida

23 June 1903 discovery of 512 Taurinensis

30 June 1903 discovery of 504 Cora

21 August 1903 discovery of 505 Cava

24 August 1903 discovery of 513 Centesima and 514 Armida

20 September 1903 discovery of 515 Athalia and 516 Amherstia

22 September 1903 discovery of 517 Edith

20 October 1903 discovery of 518 Halawe and 519 Sylvania

27 October 1903 discovery of 520 Franziska

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8 January 1903 Birth of Igor Vasilyevich Kurchatov

22 January 1903 Birth of Friedrich Georg Houtermans near Danzig /Gdańsk, Poland

26 February 1903 Birth of Giulio Natta

24 March 1903 Birth of Adolf Friedrich Johann Butenandt

25 April 1903 Birth of Andrei Nikolaevich Kolmogorov in Tambov, Russia,

10 June 1903 Death of Luigi Cremona

17 June 1903 Birth of William Vallance Douglas Hodge

7 September 1903 Birth of Dudley Ernest Littlewood

6 October 1903 Birth of Ernest Thomas Sinton Walton

11 October 1903 Birth of Kazimierz Kordylewski in Poznan, Poland

31 October 1903 Birth of Llewellyn Hilleth Thomas

27 November 1903 Birth of Lars Onsager

28 December 1903 Birth of John von Neumann

1903 Birth of Harry Julius Emeléus

1903 Birth of Gregory Goodwin Pincus

1903 Birth of Arthur Robert Hogg

1903 Death of William Harkness

Nobel Prize

Physics divided, one half being awarded to: Antoine Henri Becquerel in recognition of the extraordinary services he has rendered by his discovery of spontaneous radioactivity the other half jointly to: Pierre Curie and Marie Curie Sklodowska in recognition of the extraordinary services they have rendered by their joint researches on the radiation phenomena discovered by Professor Henri Becquerel.

Chemistry to Svante August Arrhenius "in recognition of the extraordinary services he has rendered to the advancement of chemistry by his electrolytic theory of dissociation"

Physiology or Medicine to Niels Ryberg Finsen "in recognition of his contribution to the treatment of diseases, especially lupus vulgaris, with concentrated light radiation, whereby he has opened a new avenue for medical science"

Chronology

1902 - 1903 - 1904

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