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Today in Science (0829)

Events

1831Michael Faraday discovers electromagnetic induction.

1982 – The synthetic chemical element Meitnerium, 109, is first synthesized at the Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung.

Births

1809Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., American physician

1904Werner Forssmann, Nobel laureate

Deaths

1989Peter Scott, English ornithologist, conservationist and co-founder of the World Wildlife Fund.