Stranger Fruit

Today in Science (0924)

Births

1801 – Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Ukrainian scientist

1802 – Adolphe d’Archaic, French paleontologist and geologist

1870 – Georges Claude, French chemist and inventor

1895 – André Frédéric Cournand, French physiologist and Nobel Prize laureate

Deaths

1541 – Paracelsus, Swiss alchemist

1742 – Johann Matthias Hase, German scientist

1904 – Niels Ryberg Finsen, Danish physician and Nobel Prize laureate

1945 – Hans Geiger, German physicist

1993 – Bruno Pontecorvo, Italian physicist