Today in Science (1216)

Births

1776 - Johann Wilhelm Ritter, German physicist

1882 - Walther Meissner, German physicist

1901 - Margaret Mead, American anthropologist

Deaths

1687 - William Petty, English scientist and philosopher

More like this

Births 1728 - Johann Heinrich Lambert, German scientist 1736 - Jean-Baptiste L. Romé de l’Isle, French chemist 1740 - Joseph Montgolfier, French inventor 1850 - Charles Robert Richet, French physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate 1882 - James Franck, German-born physicist, Nobel laureate 1906 -…
Births 1727 - Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Austrian scientist 1804 - Karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold, German physiologist 1822 - Francis Galton, English biologist and biometrician 1834 - Ernst Haeckel, German zoologist and philosopher Deaths 1531 - Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and…
Events 2003 - Last successful contact with Pioneer 10. Births 1561 - Francis Bacon, English philosopher 1592 - Pierre Gassendi, French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist 1796 - Karl Claus, Russian chemist 1903 - Fritz Houtermans, Polish physicist 1908 - Lev Davidovich Landau, Russian…
Births 1795 - Wilhelm Karl Ritter von Haidinger, Austrian mineralogist 1910 - Charles Leblond, Canadian cell biologist 1914 - Alan Lloyd Hodgkin, British physiologist and Nobel Prize laureate 1915 - Robert Hofstadter, American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate Deaths 1790 - William Cullen,…