21 September

  • 1853 Birth of Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, winner of the 1913 Nobel Prize for his work in low-temperature physics
  • 1926 Birth of Donald A Glaser, winner of the 1960 Nobel Prize for his invention of the bubble chamber
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