Hellenica World

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Cepheid variables, Henrietta Leavitt

Hardy-Weinberg law derived.

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8 January 1908 discovery of 660 Crescentia

22 January 1908 discovery of 656 Beagle

23 January 1908 discovery of 657 Gunlöd and 658 Asteria

22 February 1908 discovery of 661 Cloelia

23 March 1908 discovery of 659 Nestor

30 March 1908 discovery of 662 Newtonia

6 April 1908 discovery of 755 Quintilla

26 April 1908 discovery of 756 Lilliana

24 June 1908 discovery of 663 Gerlinde and 664 Judith

22 July 1908 discovery of 665 Sabine

23 July 1908 discovery of 666 Desdemona and 667 Denise

27 July 1908 discovery of 668 Dora

20 August 1908 discovery of 669 Kypria and 670 Ottegebe

30 August 1908 discovery of 675 Ludmilla

20 September 1908 discovery of 673 Edda

21 September 1908 discovery of 671 Carnegia and 672 Astarte

30 September 1908 discovery of 757 Portlandia

21 October 1908 discovery of 525 Adelaide

28 October 1908 discovery of 674 Rachele

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3 January 1908, Death of Charles Augustus Young in Hanover, New Hampshire, USA

14 January 1908, Death of Robert Lewis John Ellery in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

15 January 1908 Birth of Edward Teller

22 January 1908 Birth of Lev Davidovich Landau

31 March 1908 Birth of Philip Childs Keenan in Bellevue, Pennsylvania, USA

23 May 1908 Birth of John Bardeen

27 January 1908 discovery of Pasiphaë

30 May 1908 Birth of Hannes Olof Gösta Alfvén in Norrköping, Sweden

25 August 1908 Death of Antoine Henri Becquerel

2 September 1908 Birth of Nikolai Alexandrovich Kozyrev in Saint Petersburg, Russia

23 October 1908 Birth of Ilya Mikhailovich Frank

22 November 1908, Birth of Arthur Adel in Brooklyn, New York, USA

1908 Birth of Alfred Hershey

1908 Death of Henry Clifton Sorby

1908 Birth of Bengt Strömgren

1908 Birth of Joseph Lade Pawsey

1908 Birth of Erik Holmberg

1908 Birth of Raymond Herb

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Nobel Prize

Physics to GABRIEL JONAS LIPPMANN for his method of reproducing colours photographically based on the phenomenon of interference.

Chemistry to Ernest Rutherford "for his investigations into the disintegration of the elements, and the chemistry of radioactive substances"

Physiology or Medicine to Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov and Paul Ehrlich "in recognition of their work on immunity"

Chronology

1907 - 1908 - 1909

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