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This month in Science History – January born Scientist!

Team StoryWeavers|February 20, 2019, 10:32 IST| 72

Science is constantly evolving, helping us understand our world better. Throughout history, some of the most famous inventors and scientists were born in the 1st month of the year.

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

Satyendra Nath Bose

Born: 1st January, 1894

Profession: Physicist

Honours: Padma Vibhushan, Fellow of the Royal Society

Known for: his contribution in quantum mechanics, Bose–Einstein condensate, Bose–Einstein statistics, Bose–Einstein distribution, Bose–Einstein correlations, Bose gas

Stephen Hawking

Born: 8th January, 1942

Profession: A theoretical physicist

Honours: Presidential Medal of Freedom, Albert Einstein Medal, Wolf Prize in Physics, Copley Medal, Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society, Hughes Medal, Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics, Eddington Medal, Franklin Medal, Adams Prize, Fonseca Prize, Special breakthrough Prize in Fundamental

Known for: his contributions to the fields of cosmology, general relativity and quantum gravity, especially in the context of black holes

Har Gobind Khorana

Born: 9th January, 1922

Profession: A biochemist

Honours: Nobel Prize in Medicine, Gairdner Foundation International Award, Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize, ForMemRS, Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research, Padma Vibhushan, Willard Gibbs Award

Known for: successfully demonstrating the role of nucleotides in protein synthesis

Ruth R. Benerito

Born: 12th January, 1916

Profession: A chemist

Honours: Garvan–Olin Medal, Lemelson–MIT Prize and National Inventors Hall of Fame

Known for: her invention of wrinkle-free fibre

James Watt

Born: 19th January, 1736

Profession: An inventor, mechanical engineer and a chemist

Honours: Doctor of Laws by University of Glasgow, featured on the new £50

Known for: Watt steam engine, Separate condenser, Parallel motion, Sun and planet gear, Centrifugal governor and Indicator diagram

Raja Ramanna

Born: 28th January, 1925

Profession: Nuclear Physicist

Honours: Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri

Known for: his role in India’s nuclear program, Operation Smiling Buddha and Operation Shakti

So whom do you share your birthday with? Tell us about your favorite scientists.

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Dhairya Chandak

September 17, 2020

My birthday comes with Raja Ramanna. I am born on 28th jan. ????


Hashim

September 11, 2020

I also had birthday at the next month of January , and my aim is to become a scientist


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January 27, 2020

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January 17, 2020

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I like stephen hawking,Galileo galilie.
My aim is to become a space scientist specialy in cosmology
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January 13, 2020

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January 12, 2020

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June 29, 2019

My name is Hannah and I am born in 5 of january


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April 2, 2019

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March 12, 2019

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March 6, 2019

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February 10, 2019

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February 8, 2019

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February 7, 2019

Hello everyone. I am Krish Macwan and I was born on 30th November 2004.
I am sharing my birthday with SIR JAMES GREGORY, a great mathemitician.


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February 5, 2019

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February 4, 2019

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February 4, 2019

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February 4, 2019

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February 3, 2019

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January 1922. My birthday is on
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February 3, 2019

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February 2, 2019

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February 2, 2019

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February 1, 2019

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January 31, 2019

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January 30, 2019

Hey I share my birthday with Raja Ramanna 28 january


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January 30, 2019

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January 30, 2019

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January 29, 2019

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January 29, 2019

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January 29, 2019

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January 29, 2019

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My birthday is on 16th of October.


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January 29, 2019

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January 29, 2019

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January 29, 2019

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January 28, 2019

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January 28, 2019

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January 28, 2019

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January 28, 2019

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January 28, 2019

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January 28, 2019

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January 28, 2019

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January 28, 2019

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Jahnavi Baweja

January 28, 2019

I share my birthday with James Watt.


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January 28, 2019

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Pawanpreet Kaur

January 28, 2019

James Watt


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January 28, 2019

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January 28, 2019

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January 28, 2019

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January 28, 2019

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January 28, 2019

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January 28, 2019

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January 28, 2019

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January 28, 2019

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January 28, 2019

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January 28, 2019

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