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Today in Science (0728)

Births

1867Charles Dillon Perrine, American-born astronomer

1902Karl Popper, Austrian-born philosopher

1904Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov, Russian physicist, Nobel laureate

1915Charles Townes, American physicist, Nobel laureate

1925Baruch S. Blumberg, American scientist, Nobel laureate

Deaths

1869Jan Evangelista Purkyně, Czech anatomist

1930Allvar Gullstrand, Swedish ophthalmologist, Nobel laureate

1968Otto Hahn, German chemist, Nobel laureate

2000Abraham Pais, Dutch-born American physicist, science historian, and biographer of Albert Einstein.

2002Archer John Porter Martin, English chemist, Nobel laureate

2004Francis Crick, English molecular biologist, Nobel laureate