Today in Science (0831)

Births

1663 - Guillaume Amontons, French physicist and instrument maker

1821 - Hermann von Helmholtz, German physician

1913 - Bernard Lovell, British radio astronomer

1949 - H. David Politzer, American physicist, Nobel laureate

Deaths

1654 - Ole Worm, Danish physician

1772 - William Borlase, English naturalist

1869 - Mary Ward, Irish scientist, first automobile accident victim

1920 - Wilhelm Wundt, German psychologist

1985 - Frank Macfarlane Burnet, Australian biologist, Nobel laureate

2002 - George Porter, English chemist, Nobel laureate

2005 - Joseph Rotblat, Polish-British physicist

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