Lo Surdo, Antonino

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Lo Surdo, Antonino Gender: M
born on 4 February 1880 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Syracuse, Italy, 37n04, 15e18
Timezone LST m13e22 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 14°44' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 21°00 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 26°48'


Italian physicist remembered for the discovery (made independently by Johannes Stark) in 1913 of the effect on an electric field on the emission spectrum of a gas. This physical phenomenon is called the Stark-Lo Surdo effect in Italy (and is generally known outside Italy simply as the Stark effect). The discovery of the effect was a remarkably important contribution to the development of the quantum theory. Lo Surdo's discovery of the effect led Antonio Garbasso to introduce quantum theory into the Italian universities. He died on 7 June 1949 in Rome.

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Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Gauquelin.


  • Vocation : Science : Physics
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Stark-Lo Surdo effect")