Hellenica World

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English engineer John Ambrose Fleming invented diode

Lorentz–Fitzgerald contraction

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10 January 1904 discovery of 521 Brixia and 522 Helga

27 January 1904 discovery of 523 Ada

14 March 1904 discovery of 524 Fidelio and 526 Jena

20 March 1904 discovery of 527 Euryanthe 528 Rezia and 529 Preziosa

11 April 1904 discovery of 530 Turandot

12 April 1904 discovery of 531 Zerlina

19 April 1904 discovery of 533 Sara and 534 Nassovia

20 April 1904 discovery of 532 Herculina

7 May 1904 discovery of 535 Montague

11 May 1904 discovery of 536 Merapi

7 July 1904 discovery of 537 Pauly

18 July 1904 discovery of 538 Friederike

2 August 1904 discovery of 539 Pamina

3 August 1904 discovery of 540 Rosamunde

4 August 1904 discovery of 541 Debora

15 August 1904 discovery of 542 Susanna

11 September 1904 discovery of 543 Charlotte and 544 Jetta

3 October 1904 discovery of 545 Messalina

10 October 1904 discovery of 546 Herodias

14 October 1904 discovery of 547 Praxedis and 548 Kressida

15 November 1904 discovery of 549 Jessonda

16 November 1904 discovery of 550 Senta and 551 Ortrud

14 December 1904 discovery of 552 Sigelinde

27 December 1904 discovery of 553 Kundry

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21 January 1904 Birth of Ronald Alexander McIntosh in Auckland, New Zealand

4 March 1904 Birth of George Gamow

5 June 1904 Birth of George Cunliff McVittie, in Smyrna Izmir, Turkey

28 July 1904 Birth of Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov

16 August 1904 Birth of Wendell Meredith Stanley

21 August 1904 Birth of Madeleine Barnothy Forro in Hungary

3 October 1904 Birth of Charles John Pedersen

8 November 1904 Death of Frank McClean in Brussels, Belgium,

24 December 1904 Birth of William Hunter McCrea in Dublin, Ireland

25 December 1904 Birth of Gerhard Herzberg

1904 Birth of Gerhard Herzberg

1904 Death of Wilhelm His

1904 Birth of Walter Maurice Elsasser

1904 Death of Niels Ryberg Finsen

1904 Birth of Werner Forssman

1904 Birth of Irene Manton

1904 Birth of George Robert Stibitz

1904 Birth of Ake Anders Edvard Wallenquist

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Nobel Prize

Physics to LORD JOHN WILLIAM STRUTT RAYLEIGH for his investigations of the densities of the most important gases and for his discovery of argon in connection with these studies.

Chemistry to Sir William Ramsay "in recognition of his services in the discovery of the inert gaseous elements in air, and his determination of their place in the periodic system"

Physiology or Medicine: Ivan Petrovich Pavlov "in recognition of his work on the physiology of digestion, through which knowledge on vital aspects of the subject has been transformed and enlarged"Arrow link

Chronology

1903 - 1904 - 1905

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