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Today in Science (0722)

Births

1711Georg Wilhelm Richmann, Russian physicist

1784Friedrich Bessel, German mathematician and astronomer

1887Gustav Ludwig Hertz, German physicist, Nobel laureate

1888Kirk Bryan, American geologist

1888 – Selman Waksman, Ukrainian-born biochemist, Nobel laureate

Deaths

1802Marie François Xavier Bichat, French anatomist

1826Giuseppe Piazzi, Italian astronomer

1922Jokichi Takamine, Japanese chemist