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Scientists are people who study topics relating to hard sciences such as chemistry, biology and physics.

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Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit

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Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (24 May 1686 – 16 September 1736) was a physicist, engineer, and glass blower who is best known for inventing the alcohol thermometer (1709) and the mercury thermometer ...

Joseph von Fraunhofer

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Joseph Fraunhofer, ennobled in 1824 as Ritter von Fraunhofer (6 March 1787 – 7 June 1826) was a German optician. He is known for the discovery of the dark absorption lines known as Fraunhofer lines ...

Hermann Emil Fischer

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Hermann Emil Fischer, Emil Fischer (9 October 1852 – 15 July 1919) was a German chemist and 1902 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He also discovered the Fischer esterification. He developed ...

Peter Drucker

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Peter Ferdinand Drucker was an influential writer, management consultant, and self-described "social ecologist. Drucker's books and scholarly and popular articles explored how humans are organised ...

Walter Dornberger

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Major-General Dr Walter Robert Dornberger was a German Army artillery officer whose career spanned World Wars I and II. He was a leader of Germany's V-2 rocket programme and other projects at the ...

Hugo Erdmann

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Hugo Wilhelm Traugott Erdmann (8 May 1862 – 25 June 1910) was the German chemist who discovered, together with his doctoral advisor Jacob Volhard, the Volhard-Erdmann cyclization. In 1898 he was the ...

Julius H. Kroehl

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Julius Hermann Kröhl (in English his name is written Kroehl) was a German-born American inventor and engineer. He invented and built the first submarine able to dive and resurface on its own, the Sub ...

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