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Alice H. Parker

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February 4, 2019

The National Society of Black Physicists honors Alice H. Parker. Alice H. Parker was an African American inventor famous for her patented system of central heating using natural gas. In the 1920s, using natural gas to power a heating furnace was a revolutionary idea that conserved energy and paved the way for the central heating systems we all have in our homes today.

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Alice Augusta Ball

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February 2, 2019

The National Society of Black Physicists honors Alice Augusta Ball. Professor Ball developed an injectable oil extract that was the most effective treatment for leprosy during the early 20th century.

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