Today in Science

February 15th

1564 - Birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian astronomer and physicist

1809 Birth of André Dumont, Belgian geologist

1847 - Death of Germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician

1849 - Death of Pierre François Verhulst, Belgian mathematician

1861 - Birth of Charles Edouard Guillaume, French physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate

1873 - Birth of Hans von Euler-Chelpin, German-born chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate

1934 - Birth of Niklaus Wirth, Swiss computer scientist and chief designer of Algol W, Pascal, Modula, Modula-2, and Oberon.

1959 - Death of Owen Willans Richardson, British physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate

1988 - Death of Richard Feynman, American physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate

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