Today in Science (1031)

I’m off for the History of Science Society annual meeting in DC for the next few days, so posting will be scant or non-existent. I’m responding to a series of papers on Victorian critics of scientific naturalism and attending the Committee on Education annual meeting.

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1835 - Adolf von Baeyer, German chemist and Nobel Prize laureate

1925 - John Pople, English chemist and Nobel Prize laureate

1943 - Paul Frampton, English physicist


1939 - Otto Rank, Austrian psychologist

1986 - Robert S. Mulliken, American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

2005 - Hal Anger, American biophysicist

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