Today in Science (0311)

Births

1910 - Robert Havemann, German chemist

1920 - Nicolaas Bloembergen, Dutch physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

Deaths

1920 - Julio Garavito Armero, Colombian astronomer

1955 - Alexander Fleming, Scottish scientist and Nobel Prize laureate

1977 - Ulysses S. Grant IV, American geologist

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