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- 1687 Isaac Newton publishes Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (“Mathematical principles of natural philosophy”) setting out the foundations of classical mechanics and his law of gravitation
- 1951 William Shockley announces his invention of the bipolar junction transistor
- 1820 Birth of William John Macquorn Rankine, one of the founders of thermodynamics
- 1946 Birth of Gerard ‘t Hooft, who shared the 1999 Nobel Prize with his former thesis supervisor Martinus J G Veltman "for elucidating the quantum structure of electroweak interactions in physics"
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