1618 - Johannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion.
1712 - Birth of John Fothergill, English physician
1886 - Birth of Edward Calvin Kendall, American chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
1914 - Birth of Yakov Borisovich Zel'dovich, Russian…
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…
1744 - Pierre-Joseph Desault, French anatomist and surgeon
1853 - Ignacij KlemenÄiÄ, Slovenian physicist
1892 - William Parry Murphy, American physician and Nobel Prize laureate
1913 - Mary Leakey, British anthropologist
1617 - Prospero Alpini, Italian scientist
1833 - Pierre AndrÃ…
1974 - Lucy is discovered by Donald Johanson, Maurice Taieb, Yves Coppens and Tim White in the Middle Awash of Ethiopia’s Afar Depression.
1756 - Ernst Chladni, German physicist
1768 - JÄdrzej Åniadecki, Polish writer, physician, chemist and biologist
1858 - Jagdish Chandra Bose,…