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Today in Science (0205)

February 5, 2008

Births

1795 – Wilhelm Karl Ritter von Haidinger, Austrian mineralogist

1910 – Charles Leblond, Canadian cell biologist

1914 – Alan Lloyd Hodgkin, British physiologist and Nobel Prize laureate

1915 – Robert Hofstadter, American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

Deaths

1790 – William Cullen, Scottish physician and chemist

1977 – Oskar Klein, Swedish physicist

1992 – Miguel Rolando Covian, Brazilian physiologist

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