Giesel

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Lagundri Bay Surf Break
... The surf break was discovered in 1975 by travelling surfers Kevin Lovett and John Giesel together with Peter Troy and W.Adcock ... Lovett and Giesel, aged 20 and 22, were travelling through south-east Asia, living rough and pursuing the surfer's dream of perfect uncrowded waves ... Giesel and Lovett made a pact to keep the place secret, but word leaked out over the years ...
Actinium - History
... Friedrich Oskar Giesel independently discovered actinium in 1902 as a substance being similar to lanthanum and called it "emanium" in 1904 ... This has led some authors to advocate that Giesel alone should be credited with the discovery ... Giesel, on the other hand, can rightfully be credited with the first preparation of radiochemically pure actinium and with the identification of its atomic number 89 ...