1714 - CÃ©sar-FranÃ§ois Cassini de Thury, French astronomer
1832 - Sir William Crookes, English physicist and chemist
1898 - Carl Hermann, German physicist
1920 - FranÃ§ois Jacob, French biologist, Nobel laureate
1940 - Arthur Harden, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
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Marine Debris Will Likely Worsen In The 21st Century:
Current measures to prevent and reduce marine debris are inadequate, and the problem will likely worsen, says a new congressionally mandated report from the National Research Council.
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1977 - Voyager program: Voyager 1 is launched
1984 - STS-41-D: The Space Shuttle Discovery lands after its maiden voyage.
1787 - FranÃ§ois Sulpice Beudant, French mineralogist and geologist
1792 - Pierre-Armand DufrÃ©noy, French geologist and mineralogist
1857 - Konstantin…
2004 - Opportunity Rover (MER-B) lands on surface of Mars.
2006 - Three independent observing campaigns announce the discovery of OGLE-2005-BLG-390Lb through gravitational microlensing, the first cool rocky/icy extrasolar planet around a main-sequence star.
1627 - Robert Boyle, Irish…