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Jon Custer
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Emmy Noether or Emmy Nöther?

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What new physics was discovered or needed as a result of the Manhattan Project?

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Where exactly did George Brown publish the first paper about Turnstile antennas?

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When was the discovery of the first pulsar announced?

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What is the iodine fax process mentioned in Vannevar Bush's "As we may think"?

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What laser technology/ies were first used to bounce off of the Apollo 11 retroreflectors to accurately measure distance to the Moon?

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How did the earliest measurements of lasers bounced off of Apollo 11 retroreflectors deal with the light from the Moon and pick out single photons?

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Why was the Vietnam Day Committee, begun by Stephen Smale and Jerry Rubin, named as it was?

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When was it first noticed, or demonstrated, that radioactive material became warm?

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Were typographical variations between printings of the same journal article common?

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In what sense did J.J. Thompson split the atom?

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Early helium spectrum measurements and their challenge for Bohr's quantum mechanics

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How did Rutherford estimate the number of Au atoms in the foil in his experiment?

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What values of Avogadro's Number did Jean Perrin come up with?

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How were the ions produced in Lawrence's 1932 cyclotron?

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Have most countries used plutonium/implosion approach in developing their atomic weapons?

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Did Egon Pearson have a PhD?

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How did Milton Babitt teach math at Princeton and research math, without an undergraduate degree in math?

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How did crude oil pipelines work before WW2?