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22/01/1908 Soviet physicist Lev Landau is born

He co-discovered of the density matrix method in quantum mechanics (alongside John von Neumann), the quantum mechanical theory of diamagnetism, the theory of superfluidity, the theory of second-order phase transitions, the Ginzburg–Landau theory of superconductivity, and many other phenomena and theories.


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