Today in Science (0628)


1824 - Paul Broca, French physician

1873 - Alexis Carrel, French surgeon and biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1906 - Maria Goeppert-Mayer, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

1912 - Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, German physicist and philosopher

1914 - Aribert Heim, Austrian physician

1927 - Frank Sherwood Rowland, American chemist, Nobel laureate

1943 - Klaus von Klitzing, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate


1889 - Maria Mitchell, American astronomer

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