Stranger Fruit

Today in Science (0822)

Events

1989 – The first ring of Neptune is discovered.

Births

1647Denis Papin, French physicist and inventor

1834Samuel Pierpont Langley, American astronomer

1913Bruno Pontecorvo, Italian physicist

Deaths

1828Franz Joseph Gall, Austrian neuroscientist

1918Korbinian Brodmann, German neurologist

1940Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge, English physicist, spiritualist, pioneer in wireless telegraphy

1950Kirk Bryan, American geologist

1967Gregory Goodwin Pincus, American endocrinologist