1801 - Dwarf planet Ceres is discovered by Giuseppe Piazzi.
1925 - Edwin Hubble announces the discovery of galaxies outside the Milky Way.
1983 - The ARPANET officially changes to using the Internet Protocol, creating the Internet.
1985 - The Internet’s Domain Name System is created.
"Eddington had needed to make significant corrections to some of the measurements, for various technical reasons, and in the end decided to leave some of the Sobral data out of the calculation entirely. Many scientists were suspicious that he had cooked the books. Although the suspicion lingered…
1814 - Gabriel Auguste DaubrÃ©e, French geologist
1864 - Walther Nernst, German chemist, Nobel laureate
1894 - Hermann Oberth, German physicist
1907 - J. Hans D. Jensen, German physicist, Nobel laureate
1911 - William Howard Stein, American chemist, Nobel laureate
1928 - Alexei Alexeyevich…
1923 - Insulin first became generally available for use by diabetics.
1452 - Leonardo da Vinci, Italian Renaissance polymath (above)
1552 - Pietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician
1641 - Robert Sibbald, Scottish physician
1707 - Leonhard Euler, Swiss mathematician
1710 - William…