It would be a poor thing to be an atom in a universe without physicists, and physicists are made of atoms. A physicist is an atom’s way of knowing about atoms.
A scientist lives with all reality. There is nothing better.
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|Birth:||18th November, 1906|
|Death:||12th April, 1997|
George David Wald was born in New York City, USA. He was an American scientist who is best known for his work with pigments in the retina. He won a share of the 1967 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Haldan Keffer Hartline and Ragnar Granit. He received his B.Sc. degree from New York University in 1927 and his Ph.D. in zoology from Columbia University in 1932. In 1966 he was awarded the Frederic Ives Medal by the OSA and in 1967 the Paul Karrer Gold Medal of the University of Zurich. After graduating, he received a travel grant from the US National Research Council. He used this grant to work in Germany with Otto Heinrich Warburg where he identified vitamin A in the retina. He then went on to work in Zurich, Switzerland with the discoverer of vitamin A, Paul Karrer.
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