Scientists and their discoveries

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Discovery of Dynamite

Alfred Nobel, in whose name the prestigious Nobel Prize is given, is the discoverer of dynamite.

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Discovery of Electrons

England-born Joseph John Thomson was a famous physicist who discovered the electron, receiving the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1906.

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Discovery of Neutrons

James Chadwick was a British scientist who discovered the electrically chargeless atomic particle 'neutron' in the structure of the atom, received the Physics Prize in 1935.

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Discovery of Atomic nucleus

Ernest Rutherford, known as the father of the atomic nucleus, was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1908 for his contributions to nuclear physics.

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Discovery of Electromagnetic induction

Michael Faraday, born on 22 September 1791, was a physicist and chemist. He invented the magnetic effect of electric current.

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Discovery of Radium

Madame Curie, a Nobel Prize winner in two branches of science (physics and chemistry), is a researcher of radium.

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Discovery of Radioactivity

Henri Becquerel discovered radioactivity with Pierre and Marie Curie, with Pierre and Marie Curie receiving the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903.

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