Hellenica World

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October 1959. Photos of the far side of the Moon, Luna 3

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5 June 1959 discovery of 4183 Cuno

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26 January 1959 Death of Edward Arthur Fath in Tacoma, Washington, USA

15 February 1959 Death of Owen Willans Richardson

6 May 1959, Death of William Hammond Wright in San Jose, California, USA

8 June 1959, Death of Edvard Hugo von Zeipel in Uppsala, Sweden,

9 June 1959 Death of Adolf Otto Reinhold Windaus

15 November 1959 Death of Charles Thomson Rees Wilson

Nobel Prize

Physics to Emilio Gino Segrè and Owen Chamberlain "for their discovery of the antiproton"

Chemistry: to Jaroslav Heyrovsky "for his discovery and development of the polarographic methods of analysis"

Physiology or Medicine to Severo Ochoa and Arthur Kornberg "for their discovery of the mechanisms in the biological synthesis of ribonucleic acid and deoxyribonucleic acid"

Popular Science Feb 1959

Popular Science Apr 1959

Popular Science Jun 1959

Popular Science Nov 1959

Chronology

1958 - 1959 - 1960

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