1762 - Death of Tobias Mayer, German astronomer
1771 - Death of Jean Jacques d'Ortous de Mairan, French geophysicist
1844 - Birth of Ludwig Boltzmann, Austrian physicist
1907 - Death of Henri Moissan, French chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
1937 - Birth of Robert Huber, German chemist,…
1781 - Johann Baptist von Spix, German scientist
1865 - Erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist
1910 - Jacques Monod, French biochemist and Nobel Prize laureate
1925 - Burkhard Heim, German physicist
1963 - Brian Greene, American physicist
1807 - The asteroid Vesta is discovered.
1974 - NASA's Mariner 10 becomes the first spaceprobe to fly by Mercury (see above)
1824 - Ludwig BÃ¼chner, German philosopher and physician
1873 - Tullio Levi-Civita, Italian mathematician
1927 - John Robert Vane, English pharmacologist,…
It's the second daily dispatch from the 58th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings by Beatrice Lugger, Managing Editor of ScienceBlogs.de.
Previous entry here.
They come from all over the world to join this meeting and to communicate with each other. And what happens? They stare at…