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Today in Science (0630)

Events

1905Albert Einstein publishes the article "On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies," where he introduces special relativity.

Births

1817Joseph Dalton Hooker, British botanist and confidant of Charles Darwin.

1926Paul Berg, Nobel Prize laureate

Deaths

1709Edward Lhuyd, Welsh scientist

1857Alcide d’Orbigny, French naturalist

1919John Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate