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People Who Studied Abroad #605:
Katharine Burr Blodgett, inventor and research physicist
She spent her early years (from about age 3-10) living with her family in France. In 1926, she was the first woman to earn a PhD in physics from the University of Cambridge (United Kingdom).
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Image # SIA2007-0282
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People Who Studied Abroad #171:
Albert Einstein, physicist
When his family moved from Germany to Italy, he went to Aarau, Switzerland to complete his secondary education. He then enrolled in the four-year mathematics and physics teaching diploma program at the Eidgenössische Polytechnische Schule (ETH) in Zurich, Switzerland. He received his PhD from the University of Zurich in Switzerland.