Connections

 

  • Born on July 4. Independence day of United States of America (1776). American President Calvin Coolidge was born on July 4
  • Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations (seminal work on Market Economy) published in 1776
  • Sister’s birthday: September 16. Independence day of Mexico

Physics:

  • Tahsin’s participation in International Mathematical Olympiad: July, 2005. Einstein’s miracle year: 1905. Einstein published 4 papers; The paper on Brownian motion published on July 18. Paper on special relativity published in September
  • On 4 July 2012, at the CERN laboratory for particle physics, the theory of how particles acquire mass was confirmed by the discovery of a Higgs particle. For which 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics awarded

Catholic Church:

  • Pope John Paul II: Feast day 22 October. Sister II’s birthday: 22 October. On 4 July 1958 appointed as Auxiliary Bishop of Krakow. Papacy began: 16 October, 1978; Inauguration on 22 October

Economics:

  • Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations (seminal work on Market Economy) published in 1776
Technology:
  • Computer Technology: x86 family of processors
  • Nanotechnology: 1986 Nobel Prize in Physics awarded for development of Scanning Tunneling Microscope or STM
  • Applied Physics: High temperature superconductivity discovered in 1986

Astronomy:

  • Halley’s Comet last seen (appeared in inner parts of solar system) in 1986; Closest approach: 0.586 AU
Literature:
  • Harry Potter series: First book starts with: “Mr and Mrs Dursley, of number four, …”. 7 book series. Harry Potter’s birthday: July 31. Hermione Granger’s birthday: September 19

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