Today in Science (0909)

Events

1839 - John Herschel takes the first glass plate photograph.

Births

1737 - Luigi Galvani, Italian physician and physicist

1922 - Hans Georg Dehmelt, German-born physicist and Nobel laureate

1923 - Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, American virologist and Nobel laureate

Deaths

1841 - A. P. de Candolle, Swiss botanist

1941 - Hans Spemann, German embryologist and Nobel laureate

1985 - Paul Flory, American chemist and Nobel laureate

2003 - Edward Teller, Hungarian-born physicist

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