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Today in Science (0115)

January 15, 2008

Events

2005 – ESA’s SMART-1 lunar orbiter discovers elements such as calcium, aluminum, silicon, iron, and other surface elements on the moon.

Births

1842 – Josef Breuer, Austrian psychologist

1885 – Lorenz Böhler, Austrian physician

1895 – Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Finnish chemist and Nobel Prize laureate

1908 – Edward Teller, Hungarian-born physicist

Death

1804 – Dru Drury, English entomologist

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