Today in Science (1005)

As usual, your DonorsChoose update comes first and Today in Science is below the fold. As I mentioned earlier, yesterday we hit a milestone with our first fully funded project. We’ve currently raised $549 of our $4000 goal so we’ve still got a way to go.

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1879 – Francis Peyton Rous, American pathologist and Nobel Prize laureate

1882 – Robert Goddard, American rocket scientist

1892 – Remington Kellogg, American naturalist

1903 – M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist

1932 – Michael John Rogers, English ornithologist


1777 – Ján Andrej Segner, Slovak and German mathematician, physicist, and physician

1950 – Frederic Lewy, German neurologist

1976 – Lars Onsager, Norwegian chemist and Nobel Prize laureate

2004 – Maurice Wilkins, New Zealand-born physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

2004 – William H. Dobelle, American biomedical engineer