Today in Science

January 29th

1688 - Birth of Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedish scientist and philosopher

1810 - Birth of Ernst Kummer, German mathematician

1846 - Birth of Karol Olszewski, Polish scientist

1886 - Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile.

1926 - Birth of Abdus Salam, Pakistani physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate

1934 - Death of Fritz Haber, German chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate

1947 - Birth of Linda B. Buck, American scientist, Nobel Prize Laureate

1953 - Birth of Hwang Woo-Suk, South Korean biomedical scientist who faked stem cell research.

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