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Hua Luogeng’s 101th Birthday

If you’re a mathematician, then you’ll love the Google Doodle for the 12th day of November because it’s Hua Luogeng’s 101th birthday. This famed Chinese scholar was born in 1910 in China’s Jiangsu Province. He died of a heart attack on June 12, 1985 after finishing an hour-long lecture at the University of Tokyo. During …

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Marie Curie’s 144th Birthday

Madame Curie (Sklodowska) was born in Poland on 7th November 1867. She became very famous as she is the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences – Physics in 1903 and Chemistry in 1911. We have her to thank for developing radiotherapy, which is now commonly used in the treatment of …

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