This Day In History
This Day In History
Saturday, July 20, 2019

«American physicist»

Joseph Henry

Joseph Henry
(December 17, 1797 - May 13, 1878)
Joseph Henry was an American scientist who served as the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, as well as a founding member of the National Institute for the Promotion of Science, a precursor of the Smithsonian Institution.
American physicist, physicist

Jack Kilby

Jack Kilby
(November 8, 1923 - June 20, 2005)
Jack St. Clair Kilby was an American physicist who took part (along with Robert Noyce) in the realization of the first integrated circuit while working at Texas Instruments (TI) in 1958. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics in 2000. He is also the inventor of the handheld calculator and the thermal printer.
American physicist, physicist, Nobel laureate
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