Today in Science

February 27th

1899 - Birth of Charles Best, Canadian medical scientist

1904 - Birth of Yulii Borisovich Khariton, Russian physicist

1923 - Birth of David H. Hubel, Canadian neuroscientist, Nobel Prize laureate

1930 - Birth of Paul von Ragué Schleyer, American chemist

1936 - Death of Ivan Pavlov, Russian physiologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1940 - Martin Kamen and Sam Ruben discovered carbon-14

1942 - Birth of Robert H. Grubbs, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1989 - Death of Paul Oswald Ahnert, German astronomer

1989 - Death of Konrad Lorenz, Austrian zoologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1998 - Death of George H. Hitchings, American scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

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Pavlov... that name rings a bell.