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William E. Wilson (1851-1908), the Work and Family of a Westmeath Astronomer

5 December 2017

William E. Wilson (1851-1908), the Work and Family of a Westmeath Astronomer

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23 November 2017

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13 December

  • 1972 Astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmidt begin the last moonwalk of the Apollo programme, which would be completed the following day
  • 1724 Birth of Franz Aepinus, the first scientist to try to understand electricity and magnetism in terms of maths
  • 1923 Birth of Philip Warren Anderson, who won the 1977 Nobel Prize for his studies of the electronic structure of magnetic and disordered systems
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