Though he was drafted by the Austro-Hungarian Army, he contracted the Spanish Influenza and was sent home to the hospital.
When he changed schools, he began studying physics, taking classes from Albert Einstein and Max Planck.
He received top honors for his thesis on thermodynamics titled "On The Manifestation of Thermodynamic Fluctuations" in 1922, and received his doctorate a year later.
Was a world renowned Danish physicist born in the year 1885.
Was a Hungarian-born American nuclear physicist who was instrumental in the production of the first atomic bomb as well as the world’s first thermonuclear weapon, Hydrogen bomb.
An Austrian physicist who worked on nuclear physics.
Was a German theoretical physicist and amongst the key creators of quantum mechanics.
Was an American Theoretical Physicist known for his contributions to the development of quantum electro dynamics.
Was an American chemist best known as the developer of the radiocarbon dating technique for which he received the Nobel Prize in 1960.
Was a Hungarian-American mathematician who made major contributions to a vast range of fields.
Was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity.
An English physicist who discovered the neutron.