Important scientists

 

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 Pieter Zeeman (1865 - 1943)  physicist  spectroscopy, Zeeman effect (with Lorentz)

 Carl Zeiss

(1816 - 1888)  optician  lens and microscope

 Ferdinand von Zeppelin

(1838 - 1917)  inventor  airship pioneer
 Fritz Zernike (1888 - 1966)  physicist  phase-contrast microscope
 Ahmed Zewail (1946 - )  chemistry  femtochemistry
 Karl Ziegler (1898 - 1973)  chemist  polymers, Ziegler-Natta catalyst (with Natta), free radicals
 Rolf Zinkernagel (1944 - )  immunologist  T-cells, MHC antigen, immunology, viruses (with Doherty)
 Richard Zsigmondy (1865 - 1929)  chemist  colloids, ultramicoscope