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1957 - Launch of Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth.
1562 - Christian SÃ¸rensen Longomontanus, Danish astronomer
1723 - Nikolaus Poda von…
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1882 - Robert Koch announces the discovery of the bacterium responsible for tuberculosis (mycobacterium tuberculosis; seen above
1965 - Ranger 9, equipped to convert its signals into a form suitable for showing on domestic television, brings images of the…
1823 - Johannes Friedrich August von Esmarch, German surgeon
1868 - S. P. L. SÃ¸rensen, Danish chemist
1879 - John Broadus Watson, American psychologist
1922 - Har Gobind Khorana, Indian physiologist and Nobel Prize laureate
1757 - Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle, French scientist…
Sincerest apologies for being MIA for quite a while now. This week in particular was hectic (in good ways) and time to blog was negligible. Two candidates interviewed and the systematics workshop was excellent. But it is now Saturday, Spring Break has started, and I theoretically have some down…