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Daniel Bernoulli

January 29, 1700 - July 27, 1782

known for the Bernoulli's Principle,
early Kinetic theory of gases,
Thermodynamics

Joseph Priestly

March 13, 1733 - February 6, 1804

Antoine Lavoisier

August 26, 1743 - May 8, 1794

the "father of modern chemistry," was a French nobleman prominent in the histories of chemistry and biology. He named both oxygen and hydrogen and predicted silicon.

Joseph Proust

September 26, 1754 - July 5, 1826

John Dalton

September 6, 1766 - July 27, 1844

He is best known for his pioneering work in the development of modern atomic theory

Henri Becquerel

December 15, 1852 - August 25, 1908

the discoverer of radioactivity

JJ Tompson

12/18/1856 - 8/30/1940

in 1897, was the first to suggest that the fundamental unit was over 1000 times smaller than an atom, suggesting the subatomic particles now known as electrons.

Max Planck

April 23, 1858 - October 4, 1947

Marie and Pierre Curie

7 November 1867 - 4 July 1934

Radioactivity, and the discovery polonium and radium

Robert Andres Millikan

March 22, 1868 - December 19, 1953

physics for his measurement of the charge on the electron and for his work on the photoelectric effect.

Ernest Rutherford

August 30, 1871 - October 19, 1937

Neils Bohr

October 7, 1885 - November 18, 1962

who made foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum mechanics

James Chadwik

October 20, 1891 - July 24, 1974

for the discovery of the neutron.

Louis DeBroglie

August 15, 1892 - March 19, 1987