I’m going to close things down here until the beginning of the New Year - a combination of projects I need to finish and family commitments mean that I will be posting little (if anything) for the next two weeks. I wish all my readers a happy, safe & peaceful holiday season.
Your Today in Science is below the fold.
1706 - Ãmilie du ChÃ¢telet, French mathematician and physicist
1778 - Sir Humphry Davy, English chemist and physicist
1853 - Ãmile Roux, French physician
1908 - Willard Frank Libby, American chemist and Nobel Prize laureate
1907 - William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, Irish-born physicist
1917 - Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, British physician
1964 - Victor Franz Hess, Austrian-born physicist and Nobel Prize laureate