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Today in Science (0930)


1977 – The Apollo program’s ALSEP experiment packages left on the Moon are terminated.

2004 – The first images of a live giant squid in its natural habitat are taken. PZ Myers is ecstatic.


1530 – Geronimo Mercuriali, Italian philologist and physician

1870 – Jean Baptiste Perrin, French physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

1882 – Hans Geiger, German physicist

1905 – Nevill Francis Mott, English physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

1939 – Jean-Marie Lehn, French chemist and Nobel Prize laureate

1943 – Johann Deisenhofer, German chemist and Nobel Prize laureate

1951 – Barry Marshall, Australian physician and Nobel Prize laureate


1985 – Charles Richter, American seismologist

1994 – Andre Michael Lwoff, French microbiologist and Nobel Prize laureate


  1. #1 Scott Hatfield, OM
    September 30, 2007

    2007: In a vain attempt to win the SciBlogs Commenting Contest, Scott Hatfield leaves this post.

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