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Archimedes(287-212 b.C.), mathematician; for example well-known with "The law of Archimedes".
Boyle, Sir Robert(1627-1691), physicist and chemist; for example well-known with pxV= c at equal temperature.
Newton, Sir Isaac(1642-1727), mathematician, physicist, Professor; for example well known with "The universal gravitation law" and F= m.a.
Coulomb, Charles A. (1736- 1806), engineer; for example well-known with "The law of Coulomb".
Montgolfier, Joseph M.(1740-1810 ), inventor/ manufacturer; the hot air balloon.
Dalton, John(1766-1844), physicist chemist; for example well-known with gas mixtures and her particle pressures.
Brown, Robert(1773-1858), botanist; well-known with "Brown's movements".
Avogadro(1776-1856), physicist; well-known with "Avogadro's number" and all (ideal) gas at the same pressure, temperature and volume contain the same number of molecules.
Count Rumford(1778 ?) investigator of many heat phenomena, inventor and pioneer on kinetic heat.
Gay Lussac(1778-1850), physicist, chemist; for example well-known with "The Universal gasconstant"= 8,31 J/mol.K
Poisson, S.D.(1781-1840), mathematician, Professor; for example well-known with his adiabatic gas equation.
Dulong, Pierre-Louis(1785- 1838), physicist, chemist, physician; well-known with the "Rule of Dulong and Petit" : solid elements at atmospheric conditions have (about) the same specific heat per mol(ecule).
Fraunhofer, Joseph von(1787-1826), physicist; well-known with "Fraunhofer absorption lines" at cosmic light spectra.
Carnot, Nicolas L.S. (1796-1832), physicist; well-known with his "circular course" at heat engines.
Kelvin, W.S.(1824-1907), mathematician, physicist, Professor; for example well-known with his thermodynamic temperature gradiation scale K(elvin).
Kirchhoff. G.R.(1824-1887), physicist, Professor; for example well-known with the direct relation between temperatuur radiation and absorption in consequents of irradiation.
Nobel, A.B.(1833-1896), well-known with the "Nobel award". (peace and science)
Stefan, Josef (1835-1893), physisist, Professor; well- known with the radiation law of "Stefan and Boltzmann" at black bodies.
Waals, J.D. vd.(1837-1923), physicist, Professor; for example well-known with the molecular "vd. Waals forces" wich seems to be responsible at deviations by natural gas.
Hoff, J.H. van 't(1852-1911), physicist, Professor, Nobel award; well- known with his osmotic pressure at a solution.
Lorentz, H.A.(1853-1928), physicist, Nobel award; well- known with "Lorentz forces", at electric engines.
Planck, Max K.E.L.(1858-1947), theoretic physicist, Professor; for example well known with thermodynamics and quantum theory.
Wien, W.K.W.(1864-1928), physicist, Professor, Nobel award; well-known with "Wien's law" with temperature radiation at black frames (bodies).
Wilson, C.T.R.(1869-1959), physicist, Professor, Nobel award; well-known with his "mist chamber", as detector from verry small moving particles.
Einstein, A.(1879-1955), physicist, Professor, Nobel award; well-known with his "Theories of relativity" and light quanta.
Debije, P.(1884-1964), physicist, chemist, Professor, Nobel award; (less) known with his view on heat as "elastic fibrations", at his investigations on specific heat.
Bohr, Niels(1885-1962), physicist, Nobel award; well-known with his atom model and electronic configuration.
Compton, A.H.(1892-1962), physicist, Nobel award; well-known with "Compton's (doppler) effect" at scattering X-rays.
Hawking, Stephen (1942- up to the present), theoretic physicist, Professor; for example well- known with his views on 'black holes' and Hawking's radiation/ temperature.
Literature (among others):
Collected Works of Count Rumford, publisher: The Balknap press of Harvard Univerity Press USA, 1968.
Natuurkunde van den Mensch,publisher: C.G. Sulpke Amsterdam the Netherlands 1821; private collection.
Die Atomtheorie in ihren neuesten Entwickelung,publisher: J. Engelhorns Nachfolger, Stuttgart Germany, 1922; private collection.
3 Eeuwen physica door Albert Einstein en Leopold Infield,publisher: Centen's Uitgevers mij. the Netherlands, 1938.
Technische Winkler Prins, publisher: Elsevier the Netherlands, 1952; private collection.
Electrochemistry,publisher: Pergamon, London/ New york, 1964; private collection.
Scientific Papers of Arthur Holly Compton,publisher: The University of Chigago Press USA, 1973.
Polytechnisch zakboekje, publisher: P.B.N.A., the Netherlands, 1977; private collection.
Chemie, moleculen op maat.publisher: Teleac, the Netherlands, 1988; private collection.
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