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This month in Science History – December born Scientist!

Team StoryWeavers|January 04, 2019, 07:21 IST| 79

Science is constantly evolving, helping us understand our world better. Throughout history, some of the most famous inventors and scientists were born in the 12th month of the year.

Here are a few famous scientists who celebrated their birthday this month!

Adolf Windaus

Born: 25th, December 1876

Profession: Organic Chemist

Honours: Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Known for: His notable research on substances like vitamin D that play an important biological role

Upendranath Brahmachari

Born: 19th December, 1873

Profession: A scientist and a prominent medical practitioner

Honours: Kaisar-i-Hind Medal, Knight Bachelor

Known for: His discovery of Urea Stibamine, an organic antimonial compound which played a vital role in the treatment of black fever

Srinivasa Ramanujan

Born: 22nd December, 1887

Profession: Mathematician

Honours: Fellow of the Royal Society

Known for: His contribution in analytical Theory of Numbers, on elliptic functions, continued fractions, and infinite series. He also formulated his own mathematics, summing geometric and arithmetic series.

Annie Jump Cannon

Born: 11th December, 1863

Profession: Astronomer

Honours: Henry Draper Medal, Ellen Richards Prize

Known for: Her contribution to modern astronomy in the field of stellar spectral classification

George Davis Snell

Born: 19th December, 1903

Profession: geneticist and basic transplant immunologist.

Honours: Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Wolf Prize in Medicine, Gairdner Foundation International Award, Natural Sciences, US & Canada

Known for:  His contribution in the field of medicine, mouse genetics and genetics of transplantation.

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Priyadarshini

December 28, 2018

I want to be a greatest woman I want to do something for the world


Shambhavi

December 29, 2018

I want to be become a great scientist and do something for world.


Arushi Reisha

December 29, 2018

I would like to be a scientist and do something and make a space foe me in the history and making my family proud.


Paras Santosh Palande

December 29, 2018

Thank you BYJU’S – The learning app for expanding our knowledge areas and making learning super fun.


Angalakurthi Sandhya rani

December 29, 2018

But JJ Thomson was also born in December and he is also famous.


Ayush Pratap Singh

December 29, 2018

I like to share my birthday with Adolf
Windaus


Yash vaishnav

December 29, 2018

I want to share my birthday with Nicola Tesla


Saneya Upadhyay

December 29, 2018

I want to make by father proud


Saneya Upadhyay

December 29, 2018

I want to make my father proud.


Ananya

December 29, 2018

I want to be like Srinivasa Ramanujam…???


Sparsh Singhal

December 29, 2018

I like to be Srinivasa Ramanujan


Sparsh Singhal

December 29, 2018

I like to be Srinivasa Ramanujan because he is best.

And I like to be like him

Sparsh Singhal


Shivam baheti

December 29, 2018

I want to be like Srinivas ramanuja


Jahnavi Vaishnao

December 29, 2018

This will be a great honour for me to do something equivalent to their contribution.I would like to be like Annie Jump Cannon.


Ganesh Ramana

December 29, 2018

I like to be Srinivasa Ramanujan.


Amajit Mukherjee.

December 29, 2018

I want to be a great Doctor, Nephrologist and would try to invent portable Dialysar.


A.A.R.ARJUN

December 29, 2018

I don’t want to be like these researchers.
I need to be a role model like them to others…..


Rahul

December 29, 2018

I want to be like Adolf Windaus


Binni Sebastian

December 29, 2018

Thank you for Byjus


Aayush

December 29, 2018

I like to be Srinivasa Ramanujan because mathematics is important in our life


Aayush Pandey

December 29, 2018

I like to be Srinivasa Ramanujan because mathematics is important in our life


K.Subha Shree

December 29, 2018

I want to be like an Annie Jump Cannon.
I would like her to be my inspiration


Ram Siddarth

December 29, 2018

I want to be like Srinivasa Ramanujan.


Ram Siddarth

December 29, 2018

I want to be better than all of them.


Kumar ashish

December 30, 2018

Ramanujan for sure


Aliya fathma

December 30, 2018

As i was reading down (here are a few scientists…born..25th December)i am like”wait haa,mine is n march,soon people also gotta write in march also”
????


Anushka Singh

December 30, 2018

Thank you Byjus for such great information. I
really want to do something like them.


Dharshan

December 30, 2018

I want to be Adolf Windaus.


Bimalangshu Das

December 30, 2018

I share my birthday with Nicolaus Copernicus The man who first proposed that planets go around the Sun .


Thanmayee

December 30, 2018

Great scientists of the world


Disha

December 30, 2018

I would like to be Adolf Windaus


Shavul Hameed

December 30, 2018

I like SRINIVASA RAMANUJAN sir he is one of the great mathematiction


Shivansh jain

December 30, 2018

Srinivasa Ramanujan I m very inspired of him


Shavul Hameed

December 30, 2018

I like SRINIVASA RAMANUJAN sir he is one of the great mathemation


Shavul Hameed

December 30, 2018

I like SRINIVASA RAMANUJAN sir he was one of the great mathemation


Srividya

December 30, 2018

There is a small mistake.when we see the email, it shows George Davis Snell’s birthday as 19th October 1910 while here it goes it as 19th December 1903. I hope you look into it and thank you for giving us knowledge about these wonderful scientists. They inspire us.


Disha Hegde?

December 30, 2018

Thank you byjus for this great information. I want to be one of the great personalities.


Sreesini S Nair

December 30, 2018

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Irfaan

December 30, 2018

I want to be like ramanujan. I am very much inspired by his theories . I like his way of solving questions in a simple way.


Jesvi Maria

December 30, 2018

Hi byjus,
I am so much inspired with Ramanujan.
Thanks again for your email


Jayant

December 30, 2018

Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalaam is my favourite scientist


Chittara

December 30, 2018

I have to become a doctor….and I think
So my helper is byjus videos and my textbooks to study
So guys may everyone succeed in life and
I wish that their hopes may come true…
ALL THE BEST BYJUS


Mahendra

December 30, 2018

I like to became George Davis


Mahendra

December 30, 2018

I like to became George Davis Snell.


Valentina

December 30, 2018

I want be a greatest pilot of this world.


Valentina

December 30, 2018

I want to be a greatest pilot of this world.


Prajwal Sanjay patond

December 30, 2018

Thanks to Byjus to send me a link of this information.


Prajwal Sanjay patond

December 30, 2018

Thanks to Byjus to give me information about the scientists who are very great.


Valentina

December 30, 2018

I want to be a greatest pilot of this world.
I like Srinivasa Ramanujan very much because I like maths very much and he is the scientist of maths.


Deyasini Sinha

December 30, 2018

I want to be like Apj Abdul Kalam. Simple but talented..


Valentina

December 30, 2018

I want to be a greatest pilot of this world.
I like Srinivasa Ramanujan because I love maths and he is the scientist of maths.


Harish Kumar

December 31, 2018

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Ananya

December 31, 2018

I want to be like Annie jump Cannon as she inspires us to do our best
And fly high leaving stereotypes behind


Anishka Nayak

December 31, 2018

I would like to become an achiever of all the challenges in my life.which will help me to live a successful life and career.


TOOBA ZAFAR

December 31, 2018

Books are my first priority. it will be a greate honour for me and I’d like to be like george davis snell,he is a great great man.


Anushka Shah

December 31, 2018

My Nick name is also Annie and my aim is to be a astronaut.z


Anantheeshwar

December 31, 2018

I would like to be my self


Anushka

January 1, 2019

I want to be just like Srinivasa Ramanujan


AMIT KUMAR BASISTHA

January 1, 2019

I wanna be like srinivasa ramanujan


Hritam dey

January 1, 2019

Annie jump.


Kiran

January 2, 2019

Srinivas ramanuja is a great mathematician l will miss him we have to become like him


Akshitha

January 2, 2019

I am proud to share my birthday with
Annie Jump Cannon


Riteeka Dev

January 3, 2019

Thank you Byju’s for this wonderful information.Through this we can gain many knowledge about the scientists born on the 12th month of the year


Vedha Harish

January 4, 2019

I want to become a great scientist in my dream world. But in the real world I want to become a doctor. I like Adolf windaus. I thank bygus For giving this information. Thank you.


Venu

January 5, 2019

Johannes Kepler

Born: 27th December 1571


Venu kamatchi

January 5, 2019

Johannes Kepler

Born: 27th December 1571


Venu kamatchi

January 5, 2019

Jahannes Kepler was born in December


Sumaiyya

January 5, 2019

I am very glad to have BYJU’S as my teacher. I will do my best in my hands to do something grand so the future generation will remember me and the contribution of all the hardworking people.


Abir Sundas

January 6, 2019

I want to be such like person that change the view of my country and

also the world


Varun

January 9, 2019

I like srinivas ramanuja because he is a great mathematician and I like maths maths


Likith

January 22, 2019

I share my birthday with Sir SRINIVASA RAMANUJAN


Diya Raj

February 4, 2019

I’ve never told anyone what my ambition is…
I prefer as a job- I want to be an IAS…
And as a vocation I love to be an astronomical space scientist…
I WILL BE…..
I crave for the blessings of my parents and teachers and of course my Byju’s app teachers and my personal mender…
My love to all…


Samrik

March 4, 2019

Thank you byju’s for sending this beautiful information about this great people to us


Jashwanth J

March 16, 2019

I want to change this world ,because it is just
Worst and we are creating our death path by inventing
Or making pollution creators so first we should stop this
and let us invent for wellfare of nature like I have an idea
Of creating artificial fossil creation ,energy from plants photosynthesis
And etc .believe that nothing is impossible


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