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Accademia dei Lincei

ORGANIZATION

Founded 1603 by Federico Cesi, for the study of mathematics and natural sciences.

Official Website:
http://www.lincei.it/

Founding Date:
1603

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Philip W. Anderson
Physicist
13-Dec-1923   Solid state physics
Francis W. Aston
Chemist
1-Sep-1877 20-Nov-1945 Invented the mass spectograph
Henri Becquerel
Physicist
15-Dec-1852 25-Aug-1908 Discoverer of radioactivity
Claude Cohen-Tannoudji
Physicist
1-Apr-1933   Trapped atoms with laser light
Paul J. Crutzen
Physicist
3-Dec-1933   Ozone depletion
Paul Dirac
Physicist
8-Aug-1902 20-Oct-1984 The Principles of Quantum Mechanics
T. S. Eliot
Poet
26-Sep-1888 4-Jan-1965 Author of "The Waste Land"
Enrico Fermi
Physicist
29-Sep-1901 29-Nov-1954 First controlled nuclear chain reaction
Bruno de Finetti
Mathematician
13-Jun-1906 20-Jul-1985 Subjective probability
Galileo Galilei
Astronomer
15-Feb-1564 8-Jan-1642 Copernican observational astronomer
Riccardo Giacconi
Astronomer
6-Oct-1931   Discovered cosmic X-ray sources
Sheldon Glashow
Physicist
5-Dec-1932   Electroweak Theory
Jacques-Salomon Hadamard
Mathematician
8-Dec-1865 17-Oct-1963 Prime number theorem
Werner Heisenberg
Physicist
5-Dec-1901 1-Feb-1976 Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle
John R. Hicks
Economist
8-Apr-1904 20-May-1989 Value and Capital
George W. Hill
Astronomer
3-Mar-1838 16-Apr-1914 A New Theorie of Jupiter and Saturn
Heike Kamerlingh Onnes
Physicist
21-Sep-1853 21-Feb-1926 Liquefied helium and discovered superconductivity
Max von Laue
Physicist
9-Oct-1879 23-Apr-1960 X-ray crystallography
Jean-Marie Lehn
Chemist
30-Sep-1939   Synthesis of molecules
Tullio Levi-Civita
Mathematician
29-Mar-1873 29-Dec-1941 Explored tensor calculus and PDE's
Keith Moffatt
Mathematician
12-Apr-1935   Fluid dynamics
Giulio Natta
Chemist
26-Feb-1903 2-May-1979 Ziegler-Natta catalysts for polymerization
Pief Panofsky
Physicist
24-Apr-1919 24-Sep-2007 Stanford Linear Accelerator
Giambattista della Porta
Scientist
c. 1538 4-Feb-1615 Magia Naturalis
Vladimir Prelog
Chemist
23-Jul-1906 7-Jan-1998 Stereochemistry of enzyme-catalysts
Martin Rees
Astronomer
23-Jun-1942   President of the Royal Society
Carlo Rubbia
Physicist
31-Mar-1934   Co-Discovered W and Z particles
Emilio Segrè
Physicist
30-Jan-1905 22-Apr-1989 Co-Discoverer of the antiproton
Amartya Sen
Economist
3-Nov-1933   Poverty and Famines
Waclaw Sierpinski
Mathematician
14-Mar-1882 21-Oct-1969 Sierpinski's gasket
Robert M. Solow
Economist
23-Aug-1924   Theory of economic growth
Arnold Sommerfeld
Physicist
5-Dec-1868 26-Apr-1951 Fine-structure constant
Jack Steinberger
Physicist
25-May-1921   Researcher of neutrinos
Stephen Timoshenko
Engineer
23-Dec-1878 29-May-1972 Mechanical engineering professor at Stanford
John von Neumann
Mathematician
28-Dec-1903 8-Feb-1957 Computing pioneer, inventor of Game Theory
Johannes Diderik van der Waals
Physicist
23-Nov-1837 9-Mar-1923 Investigated states of matter
Robert W. Wood
Physicist
2-May-1868 11-Aug-1955 Physical Optics
Robert B. Woodward
Chemist
10-Apr-1917 8-Jul-1979 Synthesized cholesterol, Vitamin B12, etc.


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