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Today in Science (0723)

Events

1962Telstar relays the first live trans-Atlantic television signal.

1972 – The United States launches Landsat 1, first Earth-resources satellite.

Births

1775Etienne-Louis Malus, French physicist and mathematician

1886Walter H. Schottky, German physicist

1906Vladimir Prelog, Croatian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

Deaths

1773George Edwards, English naturalist

1878Carl Freiherr von Rokitansky, Bohemian physician

1916Sir William Ramsay, Scottish chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1968Henry Hallett Dale, English scientist, Nobel Prize laureate