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Today in Science (0128)

Events

1986 – Space Shuttle Challenger breaks apart 73 seconds after liftoff killing all seven astronauts onboard

Births

1608 – Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Italian physiologist and physicist

1611 – Johannes Hevelius, astronomer

1622 – Adrien Auzout, French astronomer

1755 – Samuel Thomas von Sömmering, German physician

1884 – Auguste Piccard, Swiss physicist

1922 – Robert W. Holley, American biochemist and Nobel Prize laureate

Deaths

1687 – Johannes Hevelius, Polish astronomer

1864 – Émile Clapeyron, French engineer and physicist

1915 – Nikolay Umov, Russian physicist

1988 – Klaus Fuchs, German physicist

Comments

  1. #1 Mike P
    January 28, 2008

    Where is the Monday Mustelid??

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