Today in Science (0211)


1657 - Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle, French scientist

1839 - Josiah Willard Gibbs, American physicist

1898 - Leó Szilárd, Hungarian-born physicist

1908 - Vivian Ernest Fuchs, English geologist


1868 - Léon Foucault, French astronomer

1973 - Hans D Jensen, German physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

1976 - Alexander Lippisch, German scientist

1978 - James B Conant, American chemist

1991 - Robert W. Holley, American biochemist and Nobel Prize laureate

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