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Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (B) 1729, Kamenz, Germany (D) 1781, Brunswick, Germany age 52 He was a German writer, philosopher, dramatist, publicist and art critic, and an outstanding representative of the Enlightenment era. His plays and theoretical writings substantially influenced the … Continue reading

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Alan Mathison

Alan Mathison Turing 1912-1954 age 42 He was an English mathematician, computer scientist, logician philosopher, and theoretical biologist. Turing was highly influential in the development of theoretical computer science, providing a formalization of the concepts of algorithm and computation with … Continue reading

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Stephen Wolfram

Stephen Wolfram born in London in 1959 to Hugo and Sybil Wolfram, both German Jewish refugees to the United Kingdom. age 60 He is a British-American computer scientist, physicist, and businessman. He is known for his work in computer science, … Continue reading

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Freeman John Dyson

Freeman John Dyson born 1923 age 96 He is a British theoretical physicist and mathematician known for his work in quantum electrodynamics, solid-state physics, astronomy, and nuclear engineering. He is professor emeritus in the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, … Continue reading

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Carlo Rovelli 

Carlo Rovelli He is an Italian theoretical physicist 1956 (age 62, Verona, Italy Field: Theoretical physics He lives in Marseille, where, since 2010, he has run the quantum gravity group at the Centre de physique théorique. Before that, he was … Continue reading

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Georges Lemaître father of the Big Bang theory.

Georges Lemaître father of the Big Bang theory. (1894-1966), age 66 with Albert Einstein. Lemaître, Belgian cosmologist, Catholic priest, and t, astronomer and professor of physics at the Catholic University of Leuven. He proposed on theoretical grounds that the universe … Continue reading

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