Hellenica World

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X-ray diffraction by crystals, Von Laue
Bragg’s law for X-ray diffraction, W. L. Bragg

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16 January 1912 discovery of 790 Pretoria

9 February 1912 discovery of 729Watsonia

11 February 1912 discovery of 727 Nipponia

16 February 1912 discovery of 728 Leonisis

10 April 1912 discovery of 730 Athanasia

15 April 1912 discovery of 731 Sorga and 732 Tjilaki

18 May 1912 discovery of 758 Mancunia

16 September 1912 discovery of 733 Mocia

11 October 1912 discovery of 734 Benda

16 November 1912 discovery of 736 Harvard

7 December 1912 discovery of 737 Arequipa

9 December 1912 discovery of 735 Marghanna

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23 March 1912 Birth of Wernher Magnus Maximilian Freiherr von Braun

22 May 1912 Birth of Herbert Charles Brown

31 May 1912 Birth of Chien-Shiung Wu

6 June 1912, Birth of Ralph Belknap Baldwin, in Louisville, Kentucky, USA

30 August 1912 Birth of Edward Mills Purcell

7 December 1912 Death of George Howard Darwin in Cambridge, England,

8 December 1912 Death of Samuel Arthur Saunder in Oxford, England

1912 Death of Sophia Jex-Blake

1912 Birth of George Emil Palade

1912 Birth of Glenn Theodore Seaborg

1912 Death of Nettie Stevens

1912 Death of Eduard Adolf Strasburger

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Nobel Prize

Physics to NILS GUSTAF DALEN for his invention of automatic regulators for use in conjunction with gas accumulators for illuminating lighthouses and buoys.

Chemistry to Victor Grignard "for the discovery of the so-called Grignard reagent, which in recent years has greatly advanced the progress of organic chemistry", Paul Sabatier "for his method of hydrogenating organic compounds in the presence of finely disintegrated metals whereby the progress of organic chemistry has been greatly advanced in recent years"

Physiology or Medicine to Alexis Carrel "in recognition of his work on vascular suture and the transplantation of blood vessels and organs"Arrow link

Chronology

1911 - 1912 - 1913

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