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Today in Science


1862 – The first pasteurization test completed by Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard.

1902Pierre and Marie Curie refine radium chloride.


1745Philippe Pinel, French physician

1904 – George Stibitz, American scientist

1918 – Kai Siegbahn, Swedish physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

1927Karl Alexander Müller, Swiss physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

1928Gerald S. Hawkins, English astronomer


1831John Abernethy, English surgeon

1918Karl Ferdinand Braun, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

1932Giuseppe Peano, Italian mathematician

2003 – Bernard Katz, German-born biophysicist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine


  1. #1 Tyler DiPietro
    April 20, 2007

    This is off-topic, but how is “Scientists Confront Intelligent Design and Creationism”, in your estimation? I see in your side-bar.

    Eh, screw it, I’m gonna buy it anyway. I just want a preview!

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