Today in Science (0108)

Births

1823 - Alfred Russel Wallace, British naturalist and biologist

1891 - Walther Bothe, German physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

1902 - Carl Rogers, American psychologist

1903 - Igor Kurchatov, Russian physicist

1942 - Stephen Hawking, English theoretical physicist

Deaths

1642 - Galileo Galilei, Italian astronomer and scientist

1980 - John Mauchly, American physicist

1997 - Melvin Calvin, American chemist and Nobel Prize laureate

2002 - Alexander Prochorow, Russian physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

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