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Discovery of the positron, C. Anderson

Neutron detected by J. Chadwick

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24 April 1932 discovery of 1862 Apollo

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21 March 1932 Birth of Walter Gilbert

4 April 1932 Death of Friedrich Wilhelm Ostwald

26 April 1932 Birth of Michael Smith

18 June 1932 Birth of Dudley Robert Herschbach

4 July 1932 Death of Maria Skłodowska-Curie

3 October 1932, Death of Maximilian Franz Joseph Cornelius Wolf in Heidelberg, Germany.

24 October 1932 Birth of Pierre-Gilles de Gennes in Paris France

5 December 1932 Birth of Sheldon Lee Glashow

1932 Birth of Herman Winick

1932 Birth of Fang Shouxian

1932 Death of Reginald Aubrey Fessenden

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Nobel Prize

Physics to Werner Heisenberg for the creation of quantum mechanics, the application of which has, inter alia, led to the discovery of the allotropic forms of hydrogen.

Chemistry to Irving Langmuir "for his discoveries and investigations in surface chemistry"

Physiology or Medicine to Sir Charles Scott Sherrington and Edgar Douglas Adrian "for their discoveries regarding the functions of neurons"

Popular Science Feb 1932

Popular Science Mar 1932

Popular Science Apr 1932

Popular Science May 1932

Popular Science Aug 1932

Chronology

1931 - 1932 - 1933

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