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Today in Science (1027)

Events

1961 – NASA launched the first Saturn I rocket in Mission Saturn-Apollo 1.

Births

1951 – Carlos Frenk, Mexican/British cosmologist

Deaths

1449 – Ulugh Beg, Timurid ruler and astronomer

1968 – Lise Meitner, German physicist

1980 – John Hasbrouck van Vleck, American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

1992 – David Bohm, American-born physicist, philosopher, and neuropsychologist

1999 – Robert Mills, American physicist