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Today in Science (0117)

January 17, 2008

Births

1501 – Leonhart Fuchs, German physician and botanist

1560 – Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist

1761 – James Hall, Scottish geologist

Deaths

1705 – John Ray, English naturalist

1884 – Hermann Schlegel, German ornithologist

1997 – Clyde Tombaugh, American astronomer

2005 – Albert Schatz, American microbiologist

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