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ARGENTINA

Juan Pedro Baigorri Velar, Argentine engineer and geophysicist (Concepción del Uruguay, Entre Ríos Province 1891 – Buenos Aires 24 March 1972)

Invented the pluviógeno, a rainmaking apparatus (1926-38) with worldwide repercussion 


José Antonio Balseiro Lahore, Argentine nuclear physicist (Cordoba 26 March 1919 – Bariloche, Rio Negro Province 26 March 1962) países

From Spanish father and French-descent mother

Father of physicist Carlos Antonio Balseiro


Authored a work about optical properties of blood plasma that received comments in a bibliographic note of Nature

With Antonio E. Rodríguez. The absorption spectrum of blood plasma and its stability with various agents. Publ. Fac. Cien. Fis. Mat. La Plata 3:77-91, 1944


With D. Canals Frau. Un fenômeno de fluctuaciones en la radiación. Ciencia e Investigación 2:444, 1946


SOME BIBLIOGRAPHY

Formulación covariante de la electrodinamica cuantica. Rev. Unión Mat. Arg. 18(2), 1957

Descripción cuantica de trenes de onda. Rev. Unión Mat. Arg. 18(2), 1957

Acerca de una transformación canonica del campo de radiación. Rev. Unión Mat. Arg. 13

Angular momentum of photons. Rev. Unión Mat. Arg. 12:153-67 & 209-24

Transformation theory applied to a radiation field. Phys. Rev. 73(11):1346-8, 1948

Problemas sobre la teoria de los campos, vibraciones de moléculas en cristales y sobre fenómenos de transporte

Propagación de ondas electromagneticas en la guia axial excentrica

Impulso angular del campo de radiación


HONORS

Minor planet 6109 Balseiro  


León Elkin, Jewish Argentine surgeon (1898 – 1969)

CREATED

Equipment for indirect laryngoscopy

Apparatus and method for press vocal chords  


José Mario Fallotico, Argentine citizen (San Vicente, Santa Fe Province 10 October 1897 – Buenos Aires 07 June 1962)

Invented a staff for blind ones (1921) before US George Benham


Julio Hirschhorn Grinstein, Jewish Argentine agronomist (Colón, Entre Ríos Province 21 June 1895 - ?)

Brother of mycologist and plant pathologist Elisa Hirschhorn

Developed new rice cultivars such as Chacarero (1935)

HONORS

Juliohirschhornia Hirschhorn 1986 (Fungi) 


Ignacio Lucio Imaz Apphatie, Argentine physician 

With Emilio Lorentz improved the Ghedini procedure for serum diagnosis of echinococcosis (1908)

Developed a new diagnostic method for showing the blood incompatibility in transfusion 


Juan (Ivan) Jagsich, Croatian-born Argentine geodesist and meteorologist (Oslip, Burgenland 28 April 1886 – Gualeguay, Cordoba 03 April 1956)

Aauthored over 70 works of which Meteorologia Fisica (1954)

Eponym of Jagsich method for joined determination of geographical coordinates (1955) and Jagsich formulae 


Luis Miguel Japas, Argentine surgeon (1925 – August 2000)

Authored over 100 works

With L.M. Japas. Un signo clínico de displasia rotuliana. Rev. Asoc. Arg. Ortop. Traum. 58(4):500-1, 1993 

Eponym of Japas osteotomy or procedure

RELEVANT PAPERS

With C.E. Ottolenghi. Fractures latérales du col du fémur, varieté extradigitale. Rev. Chir. Ortop. 50:389-98, 1964

Surgical treatment of pes cavus by tarsal V-osteotomy. J. Bone Joint Surgery 50ª:927-44, 1968

With F. de Schant. La biopsie par ponction et aspiration du corps vertebral dorsal. Rev. Chir. Ortop. 56:763-70, 1970


Francisco Martín Jauregui, Argentine physician (Buenos Aires 04 July 1876 – Buenos Aires 1961) 

Gained international recognition for his studies on yellow fever and syphilis

Authored the book La fievre jaune (1911)

With Luis Lancelotti proposed the syphilis serumtherapy (1924)

Worked joined to famous names like Paul Ehrlich and Elie Metchnikoff

Correspondent Member, Societé Zoologique de France 


Atanasio Quiroga, Argentine chemist (San Juan 17 June 1853 – Buenos Aires 14 August 1916)

Invented devices for analysing and extraction of gases

El tasímetro. Doctoral Thesis (1888)

Extractor baro-termico (nuevo aparato para extraer los gases de sus soluciones especialmente de las aguas) 1910