Stranger Fruit

Today in Science (0107)

Events

1610 – Galileo Galilei observes the four largest moons (the Galilean moons) of Jupiter for the first time.

Births

1834 – Johann Philipp Reis, German physicist and inventor

1925 – Gerald Durrell, British naturalist

1941 – John E. Walker, English chemist and Nobel Prize laureate

Deaths

1786 – Jean-Étienne Guettard, French physician and scientist

1878 – François-Vincent Raspail, French chemist

1893 – Jožef Stefan, Slovenian physicist

1984 – Alfred Kastler, French physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

1998 – Vladimir Prelog, Croatian chemist and Nobel Prize laureate