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Science - Historical Events
Date Event
1780-05-04

American Academy of Arts & Science founded

1839-01-09

Daguerrotype photo process announced at French Academy of Science

1848-09-20

The American Association for the Advancement of Science is created.

1874-06-22

Dr Andrew T Still, discovers the science of osteopathy

1889-12-14

American Academy of Political & Social Science organized, Phila

1894-08-14

Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge demonstrates wireless telegraphy (radio) using Morse code at a meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science at Oxford University

1895-06-20

1st female PhD (science) earned (Caroline Willard Baldwin) from an American University

1899-01-28

American Social Science Association incorporated by Congress

1902-09-02

"A Trip To The Moon", the first science fiction film, released

1903-12-30

American Political Science Association founded at New Orleans

1914-02-26

New York Museum of Science & Industry incorporated

1924-01-12

History of Science Society organized at Boston

1934-01-13

The Candidate of Science degree is established in the USSR.

1948-02-05

"Nature of Things" science show premieres on NBC prime time

1954-09-03

The German U-Boat U-505 began its move from a specially constructed dock to its final site at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry.

1962-10-22

Pacific Science Center opens at Seattle Center

1983-05-14

"She Blinded Me with Science" by Thomas Dolby hits #5

1983-12-23

Journal Science publishes 1st report on nuclear winter

1988-11-11

Oldest known insect fossils (390 million yrs) reported in Science

1993-06-24

Yale computer science professor Dr. David Gelernter loses the sight in one eye, the hearing in one ear, and part of his right hand after receiving a mailbomb from the Unabomber.

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Science - Notable Birthdays

Mary Baker EddyJul 16, 1821

Sir Arthur C. ClarkeDec 16, 1917

Science - Birthdays
Date Event
1620-04-24

John Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography

1708-10-16

Albrecht von Haller, Switz, experimental physiology (Acad of Science)

1773-12-27

George Cayley, England, found science of aerodynamics

1779-08-07

Carl Ritter, cofounder of modern science of geography

1794-05-24

William Whewell, British philosopher (History of Inductive Science)

1821-07-16

Mary Baker Eddy, Bow New Hampshire, founded Christian Science (Science & Health), (d. 1910)

1824-06-02

Samuel Wilks, London, British Physician and founding father of clinical science

1831-09-13

Andrew Noble, Greenock, Scottish Physicist who was a founder of the science of ballistics

1868-05-19

John Fillmore Hayford, Rouses Point New York, American Geodesist who established the theory of isostasy and founded the modern science of geodesy (precise measurements of the shape of the earth)

1871-08-07

Émile Dehelly, Love and Science

1880-02-25

James Cooley, All for Science

1883-07-03

Alfred Korzybski, Poland, scientist (Science & Sanity)

1886-01-08

Noble Drew Ali, [Timothy Drew], NC, prophet (Moorish Science Temple)

1886-10-21

Mary Waller, Experiments in Science

1887-04-21

John Garside, Parliament of Science

1902-04-04

Stanley G. Weinbaum, American science-fiction author (d. 1935)

1905-02-08

Truman Bradley, Missouri US, TV host (Science Fiction Theater)

1908-01-18

Jacob Bronowski, Łódź, Poland, Polish-born British mathematician and science writer best known as the presenter of the BBC television series, The Ascent of Man

1908-11-23

Nelson S. Bond, American science fiction writer (d. 2006)

1910-07-16

Hayes Pagel, Science Fiction Theatre

1913-12-18

Alfred Bester, US, science fiction author (Decievers, Starlight)

1915-08-22

James Hillier, Popular Science No. J-1-4

1915-11-04

Alistair Cameron Crombie, historian of science

1917-05-28

Barry Commoner, Brooklyn NY, biologist (Science & Survival)

1917-12-16

Sir Arthur C. Clarke, Minehead England, science fiction author (2001, 2010, Childhood's End)

1918-01-26

Philip José Farmer, Terre Haute Indiana, American science fiction novelist (Riverworld)

1918-08-31

Fred D. Scott, Weird Science

1919-02-14

David A. Kyle, Time Machine: Fantastic Voyage - The Evolution of Science Fiction

1919-02-27

Steve Carlin, Science All-Stars

1919-04-12

Ivor Barry, Weird Science

1919-04-29

Ann Coyle, Weird Science

1919-07-28

Morten Parker, The Fight: Science Against Cancer

1921-04-26

Margaret Gowing, professor (history, science)

1923-07-24

Richard L. Gregory, Blind to Science

1923-11-09

Elizabeth Hawley, The Science of Mountaineering

1925-03-22

Colin Spedding, CEO (Council of Science & Technology Institutes)

1925-11-27

John Maddox, British science writer and editor

1926-04-10

Gustav Metzger, Pioneers in Art and Science: Gustav Metzger

1928-01-31

Eric Ash, rector (Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine)

1929-03-21

Jules Verne Berman, space & science reporter (ABC-TV)

1930-05-18

Fred Saberhagen, Finding the Future: A Science Fiction Conversation

1931-02-01

Mark Richmond, CEO (Science & Engineering Research Council)

1931-04-15

Pierre Vaneck, The Science of Sleep

1934-03-27

David Hancock, secretary (British Dept of Education & Science)

1936-11-05

Michael Dertouzos, Greek internet pioneer, Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Director of the M.I.T. Laboratory for Computer Science (d. 2001)

1937-04-08

Pamela Gordon, Weird Science

1937-04-08

Barbara Lang, Weird Science

1938-07-18

Britt Leach, Weird Science

1940-06-16

Michael McGiveney, Science Fiction Film Awards

1941-01-30

Gregory Benford, Prophets of Science Fiction

1943-05-22

Gesine Schwan, German politician and science professor

1943-06-09

Joe Haldeman, science fiction writer

1943-08-02

Max Wright, Detroit, actor (Buffalo Bill, Alf, Misfits of Science)

1944-07-20

Wim Van Drimmelen, Dutch sect Science Council of Government policy

1944-12-17

Jack L. Chalker, Finding the Future: A Science Fiction Conversation

1946-05-12

L. Neil Smith, American science fiction author

1946-07-05

Gerard 't Hooft, Science Fiction and Reality

1946-09-15

Howard Waldrop, American science fiction author

1947-01-24

Michio Kaku, Prophets of Science Fiction

1947-06-22

Octavia Butler, Brave New Worlds: The Science Fiction Phenomenon

1947-08-05

Larry Wiss, Man of Science, Man of Faith

1948-07-17

Jaleh Daie, College Women in Computer Science

1948-11-24

Spider Robinson, Rocket Science

1949-01-25

Paul Nurse, Science Under Attack

1949-11-19

Cameron Young, My Science Project

1950-01-18

John Hughes, director (Breakfast Club, 16 Candles, Weird Science)

1950-02-22

Miou-Miou, The Science of Sleep

1950-07-13

George Lang, Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and Us

1950-08-18

Fusanosuke Natsume, Science Fiction

1951-07-13

Bill Heller, My Science Project

1951-07-16

Esther Friesner, Finding the Future: A Science Fiction Conversation

1951-08-20

Greg Bear, Prophets of Science Fiction

1951-11-17

Dean Paul Martin, Santa Monica California, actor (Billy-Misfits of Science)

1952-03-23

Kim Stanley Robinson, Brave New Worlds: The Science Fiction Phenomenon

1952-04-09

Ray Ferry, Amazing Worlds of Science Fiction and Fantasy

1952-05-09

Dick Annegarn, The Science of Sleep

1953-11-25

Michael J. 'Orange Mike' Lowrey, Finding the Future: A Science Fiction Conversation

1954-05-01

Joel Rosenberg, science fiction author

1954-9-06

John Flynn, Finding the Future: A Science Fiction Conversation

1955-04-25

K. Eric Drexler, The Hard Problem: The Science Behind the Fiction

1955-05-09

Kevin Peter Hall, Pitts Pa, actor (Misfits of Science)

1955-08-22

Julie Gerberding, Cautionary Tale: The Science of 'I Am Legend'

1955-11-27

Bill Nye, the Science Guy, TV Host

1956-03-19

Jim Mallon, Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

1956-11-03

Kevin Murphy, Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

1957-04-10

John M. Ford, American science fiction author and poet (d. 2006)

1958-02-07

Matt Ridley, British science writer

1958-02-24

Todd Fisher, Science of Survival

1958-03-06

Wes Skiles, The Most Dangerous Science

1958-10-14

Thomas Dolby, Cairo Egypt, rock vocalist (She Blinded Me With Science)

1958-11-06

Trace Beaulieu, Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

1958-9-01

Garth Fisher, A Perfect World: Evolution Down to a Science

1960-02-20

Joel Hodgson, American comedian (Mystery Science Theater 3000)

1960-02-20

Joel Hodgson, Mystery Science Theater 3000

1960-02-27

Mary Jo Pehl, Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

1960-03-24

Kelly LeBrock, NYC, actress (Weird Science, Woman in Red)

1960-03-24

Kelly LeBrock, Weird Science

1960-06-10

Jean-Louis Bompoint, The Science of Sleep

1960-10-23

Randy Pausch, American computer science professor, author

1961-02-15

John Vidor, My Science Project

1961-05-27

Candace Silvers, My Science Project

1961-11-05

Suzy J. Kellems, Weird Science

1962-01-08

Sacha Bourdo, The Science of Sleep

1962-10-22

Suzanne Snyder, Weird Science

1963-08-01

Chuck Hemingway, My Science Project

1963-11-27

Fisher Stevens, Chicago, actor (My Science Project, Short Circuit)

1964-02-12

Raphael Sbarge, actor (Risky Business, My Science Project, Werewolf)

1964-10-11

Michael J. Nelson, Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

1964-9-24

Bridget Jones, Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

1965-03-31

Johnny Timko, Weird Science

1966-06-19

Chico Science, Favela Rising

1966-11-10

Vanessa Angel, London, England, actress (Weird Science, Kingpin)

1967-04-19

Steven H Silver, American science fiction editor

1968-01-03

Robert I. Phillips, Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

1968-03-03

Brian Cox, The Science of Doctor Who

1969-02-16

Albert Ponce, Science of Surveillance

1969-06-29

Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Weird Science

1969-11-06

Kelly Nathe, Mystery Science Theater 3000

1970-06-27

Vikki Jackson, Rocket Science

1973-05-19

Robin Accard, The Science of Sleep

1974-11-11

Colleen Miller, Fight Science

1974-11-21

Damien Saussol, The Science of Sleep

1976-04-26

Sunny Bahia, The Science of Comedy

1976-11-18

Lisa DeBruine, The Science of Sex Appeal

1976-12-31

Tim Janus, Science of Speed Eating

1976-9-09

Emma de Caunes, The Science of Sleep

1976-9-25

Ty Edwards, Bill Nye, the Science Guy

1977-9-20

Chris Mooney, The Anti-Science Left

1978-04-10

Sean Kathryn O'Connor, The Bittersweet Science

1980-03-28

The Reverend, The Science of the Mind: Where We Were, Where We Are, and Where We're Going

1980-05-05

Hank Green, The Science of That Dress

1980-07-22

Alan Dunn, The Science of Sex Appeal

1980-10-20

Suzanne Mikawa, Bill Nye, the Science Guy

1982-01-26

Monica Sweet, The New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic Science

1982-9-13

Joe Narode, Science Team

1982-9-30

Ryan Braun, Rocket Science

1984-01-19

Morna Young, Science Scams

1984-02-14

Valentina Karantoni, Science and Sleep

1984-11-19

Valerie Battenfeld, Rocket Science

1985-10-30

Will Parquette, Rocket Science

1987-04-07

Ed Choi, Science!

1987-9-09

Donna Simone Johnson, Jessica's Mom (or the Science of Triangles)

1988-11-10

Torrie Hardcastle, The Science of Beauty

1989-10-16

Natasha Sattler, Rocket Science

1990-05-22

Wietse Tanghe, Science Fiction

1990-07-14

Michael Kusnir, Rocket Science

1995-05-23

Lauren Hanneman, The Science of Friendship

1995-08-23

Kelly J.A. Lowrey, Finding the Future: A Science Fiction Conversation

2233-03-22

James T Kirk, science fiction captain of USS Enterprise (Star Trek)

Science - Notable Weddings

Isaac AsimovJul 26, 1942

Neil ArmstrongJan 28, 1956

Science - Weddings
Date Event
1827-01-04

Naturalist and entomologist Thomas Say (39) secretly weds natural science illustrator Lucy Way Sistare (26)

1942-07-26

Science fiction author Isaac Asimov (22) weds Gertrude Blugerman in Brooklyn, New York

1948-10-21

Science fiction pioneering author "Stranger in a Strange Land" Robert A. Heinlein marries 3rd wife Virginia "Ginny" Gerstenfeld

1950-06-14

American science fiction writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 2nd wife Kleo Apostolides

1956-01-28

Science student later astronaut Neil Armstrong marries fellow student Janet Elizabeth Shearon in Wilmette, Illinois

1959-04-01

American science fiction writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 3rd wife Anne Williams Rubinstein

1966-07-06

American science fiction writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 4th wife Nancy Hackett

1973-04-18

American science fiction writer "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Philip K Dick marries 5th wife Leslie (Tessa) Busby

1973-11-30

Science fiction author Issac Asimov marries 2nd wife psychoanalyst and science fiction author Janet Jeppson

2006-02-03

"The Science Guy" Bill Nye (50) weds author/oboist Blair Tindall at Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles

Science - Notable Deaths

Mary Baker EddyDec 3, 1910

Sir Arthur C. ClarkeMar 19, 2008

Science - Deaths
Date Event
1866-03-06

William Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794)

1910-12-03

Mary Baker Eddy, founder (Christian Science (Monitor)), dies at 89

1911-11-08

Samuel Wilks, British Physician and founding father of clinical science, dies at 87

1915-10-22

Andrew Noble, Scottish Physicist who was a founder of the science of ballistics, dies at 84

1925-03-10

John Fillmore Hayford, American Geodesist (theory of isostasy, geodesy science), dies at 56

1940-02-01

Philip Francis Nowlan, science fiction writer, creator of Buck Rogers character (b. 1888)

1948-11-05

James Cooley, All for Science

1958-04-18

John Garside, Parliament of Science

1959-12-11

Mary Waller, Experiments in Science

1969-06-24

Willey Ley, US science writer, dies at 62

1974-07-28

Truman Bradley, TV host (Science Fiction Theater), dies at 69

1974-08-22

Jacob Bronowski, Polish-born British mathematician and science writer best known as the presenter of the BBC television series, The Ascent of Man, dies of a heart attack at 66

1987-03-21

Dean Paul Martin, actor (Billy-Misfits of Science), dies at 35

1990-10-19

Ann Coyle, Weird Science

1991-04-29

George Sperti, Popular Science

1991-10-28

Dudley McConnell, headed NASA's Earth Science Division, dies

1992-12-23

Hayes Pagel, Science Fiction Theatre

1996-02-09

Alistair Cameron Crombie, historian of science, dies at 80

1996-02-11

Bob Shaw, Irish science fiction writer, dies of cancer at 64

1996-06-06

Chuck Hemingway, My Science Project

1996-06-17

Thomas Kuhn, American philosopher of science (b. 1922)

1997-02-02

Chico Science Francisco Franca, musician, dies at 40

1997-02-02

Chico Science, Favela Rising

1997-09-12

Judith Merril [Grossman], science fiction writer, dies at 74

1997-10-16

Vince Townsend Jr., Weird Science

2001-08-20

Sir Fred Hoyle, English astronomer and science fiction writer (b. 1915)

2001-08-27

Michael Dertouzos, Greek internet pioneer, Director of the M.I.T. Laboratory for Computer Science (b. 1936)

2002-03-18

R.A. Lafferty, American science fiction writer (b. 1914)

2002-07-12

Fred D. Scott, Weird Science

2002-07-30

Theodocia Goodrich, Weird Science

2003-02-04

Steve Carlin, Science All-Stars

2003-09-21

Pamela Gordon, Weird Science

2004-02-08

Julius Schwartz, American comic book and science fiction editor (b. 1915)

2005-02-11

Jack L. Chalker, Finding the Future: A Science Fiction Conversation

2006-02-24

Octavia Butler, Brave New Worlds: The Science Fiction Phenomenon

2006-03-22

Kurt von Trojan, Australian science fiction author (b. 1937)

2006-06-28

Jim Baen, American science fiction publisher and editor (b. 1943)

2006-08-09

Philip E. High, science fiction author (b. 1914)

2006-12-12

Ivor Barry, Weird Science

2007-01-15

James Hillier, Popular Science No. J-1-4

2007-04-16

Liviu Librescu, American Jewish-Romanian professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics (b. 1930)

2007-06-29

Fred Saberhagen, Finding the Future: A Science Fiction Conversation

2008-01-10

Albert Ponce, Science of Surveillance

2008-03-05

Joseph Weizenbaum, German-American professor of computer science (b.1923)

2008-03-19

Sir Arthur C. Clarke, English science fiction author and inventor (b. 1917)

2008-07-04

Thomas M. Disch, American science fiction author (b. 1940)

2008-07-25

Randy Pausch, American professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, known for his "Last Lecture" (b. 1960)

2009-02-25

Philip José Farmer, American science fiction writer (Riverworld) dies aged 91

2010-01-31

Pierre Vaneck, The Science of Sleep

2010-05-11

Frank Frazetta, American fantasy and science fiction artist (b. 1928)

2010-05-17

Richard L. Gregory, Blind to Science

2010-07-21

Wes Skiles, The Most Dangerous Science

2012-02-03

Christopher Samuel Youd, British science fiction writer, dies at 89

2013-05-26

Jack Vance, American science fiction author, dies at 96

2013-09-02

Frederik Pohl, American science fiction author, dies at 93

2014-05-26

Morten Parker, The Fight: Science Against Cancer


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