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Today in Science (0317)

Events

1950 – Researchers announce the creation of Californium.

Births

1870 – Horace Donisthorpe, British entomologist

1881 – Walter Rudolf Hess, Swiss physiologist and Nobel Prize laureate

1931 – David Peakall, British scientist

Deaths

1764 – George Parker, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield, English astronomer

1846 – Friedrich Bessel, German mathematician and astronomer

1853 – Christian Doppler, Austrian physician and mathematician

1956 – Irene Joliot-Curie, French physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

1983 – Haldan Keffer Hartline, American physiologist and Nobel Prize laureate