Stranger Fruit

Today in Science (0214)

Events

1961 – Lawrencium is first synthesized at the University of California.

2000 – NEAR Shoemaker enters orbit around asteroid 433 Eros, the first spacecraft to orbit an asteroid.

Births

1848 – Benjamin Baillaud, French astronomer

1869 – Charles Wilson, Scottish physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

1898 – Fritz Zwicky, Swiss-American physicist and astronomer

Deaths

1975 – Julian Huxley, British biologist

1989 – James Bond, American ornithologist

2003 – Dolly, first cloned mammal