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United States electrical engineer noted for his work on the theory of alternating currents; independently of Oliver Heaviside he discovered the existence of an atmospheric layer that reflects radio waves back to earth (1861-1939) A. E. Kennelly , Arthur Edwin Kennelly , Kennelly
statistical procedure for accepting or rejecting a batch of merchandise or documents; involves determining the maximum number of defects discovered in a sample before the entire batch is rejected acceptance sampling
named for a country house in Barbados where it was discovered Adiantum tenerum farleyense , Barbados maidenhair , Farley maidenhair , Farley maidenhair fern , glory fern
German chemist who studied steroids and cholesterol and discovered histamine (1876-1959) Adolf Windaus , Windaus
English physiologist who, with Andrew Huxley, discovered the role of potassium and sodium atoms in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1914) Alan Hodgkin , Hodgkin , Sir Alan Lloyd Hodgkin
English bacteriologist who discovered penicillin (1881-1955) Alexander Fleming , Fleming , Sir Alexander Fleming
French bacteriologist born in Switzerland; was a student of Pasteur; discovered the plague bacillus (1863-1943) Alexandre Emile Jean Yersin , Alexandre Yersin , Yersin
fictional woodcutter who discovered that `open sesame' opened a cave in the Arabian Nights' Entertainment Ali Baba
radioactive transuranic metallic element; discovered by bombarding uranium with helium atoms Am , americium , atomic number 95
United States physicist who discovered antimatter in the form of an antielectron that is called the positron (1905-1991) Anderson , Carl Anderson , Carl David Anderson
English physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917) Andrew Fielding Huxley , Andrew Huxley , Huxley
form of hemophilia discovered by Erik von Willebrand; a genetic disorder that is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait; characterized by a deficiency of the coagulation factor and by mucosal bleeding angiohemophilia , vascular hemophilia , von Willebrand's disease
French physicist who discovered that rays emitted by uranium salts affect photographic plates (1852-1908) Antoine Henri Becquerel , Becquerel , Henri Becquerel
French chemist known as the father of modern chemistry; discovered oxygen and disproved the theory of phlogiston (1743-1794) Antoine Laurent Lavoisier , Antoine Lavoisier , Lavoisier
United States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907) Asaph Hall , Hall
soft silvery metallic element of the rare earth group having no stable isotope; was discovered in radioactive form as a fission product of uranium atomic number 61 , Pm , promethium
radioactive element of the alkali-metal group discovered as a disintegration product of actinium atomic number 87 , Fr , francium
radioactive transuranic element; discovered by bombarding americium with helium atomic number 97 , berkelium , Bk
radioactive transuranic element; discovered by bombarding curium with alpha particles atomic number 98 , californium , Cf
Canadian physiologist who discovered insulin with C. H. Best and who used it to treat diabetes(1891-1941) Banting , F. G. Banting , Sir Frederick Grant Banting
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