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1. Who was the Dutch mathematician, astronomer, and physicist known for his contributions to the fields of optics and mechanics, as well as his description of Saturn's rings?
2. Who is considered the Dutch "Father of Microbiology" for his pioneering work in developing the microscope and making significant observations of microorganisms?
3. Who was the Dutch physician and physiologist who invented the first practical electrocardiogram (ECG) and received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1924 for his work on recording and interpreting the electrical activity of the heart?
4. Who was the Dutch physicist and mathematician who formulated the transformation equations and played a fundamental role in the development of the theory of electromagnetism?
5. Who was the renowned Dutch physician and botanist considered one of the most prominent medical teachers of the 18th century, known for his influential work on clinical teaching and his significant contributions to the field of medicine?
6. Who was the Dutch-American astronomer known for his studies of the solar system, his discovery of several moons and two distinct regions of small bodies beyond Neptune, and his proposal of the existence of a belt of icy objects now named after him?
7. Who was the Dutch ethologist and ornithologist who received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1973 for his pioneering work on animal behavior, particularly the study of instinctive behavior patterns and their underlying causes?
8. Who is the Dutch theoretical physicist and recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1999 for his groundbreaking work on the renormalization of quantum field theories, particularly his contributions to the understanding of the electroweak interaction?
9. Who is the Dutch atmospheric chemist and Nobel laureate known for his research on ozone depletion and his contribution to the understanding of the chemistry of the Earth's atmosphere?
10. Who was the Dutch physicist and Nobel laureate known for his groundbreaking work on the properties of matter at extremely low temperatures, including the discovery of superconductivity?
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