Home > History & Philosophy > Today in Science (0209)

Today in Science (0209)

February 9, 2008

Births

1781 – Johann Baptist von Spix, German scientist

1865 – Erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist

1910 – Jacques Monod, French biochemist and Nobel Prize laureate

1925 – Burkhard Heim, German physicist

1963 – Brian Greene, American physicist

Deaths

1752 – Fredric Hasselquist, Swedish naturalist

1940 – Eugene Bleuler, Swiss psychiatrist

1979 – Dennis Gabor, Hungarian physicist and Nobel Prize laureate

1994 – Howard Martin Temin, American geneticist and Nobel Prize laureate

Advertisements
%d bloggers like this: