Today in Science (1130)

Events

1974 - Lucy is discovered by Donald Johanson, Maurice Taieb, Yves Coppens and Tim White in the Middle Awash of Ethiopia’s Afar Depression.

Births

1756 - Ernst Chladni, German physicist

1768 - JÄdrzej Åniadecki, Polish writer, physician, chemist and biologist

1858 - Jagdish Chandra Bose, Indian physicist

1869 - Gustaf Dalén, Swedish physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

1889 - Edgar Douglas Adrian, British physiologist

1915 - Henry Taube, Canadian-born chemist and Nobel Prize laureate

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