Hellenica World

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24 September 1960 discovery of 1846 Bengt, 1868 Thersites, 1869 Philoctetes, 1923 Osiris, 1924 Horus , 2317 Galya , 2318 Lubarsky, 2662 Kandinsky, 2663 Miltiades, 3046 Moliere, 3047 Goethe, 4161 Amasis, 4180 Anaxagoras, 5340 Burton, 5341 Purgathofer, 6054 Ghiberti, 7040 Harwood , 7041 Nantucket and 7445 Trajanus

29 September 1960 discovery of 7446 Hadrianus

17 October 1960 discovery of 2319 Aristides

November 4, Olduvai Hominid 7,

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7 February 1960 Death of Igor Vasilyevich Kurchatov

25 April 1960 Death of August Kopff in Heidelberg, Germany

6 May 1960 Death of Andrew McKellar in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

25 June 1960 Death of Wilhelm Heinrich Walter Baade

1960 Death of Colin Gum

Nobel Prize

Physics to Donald Arthur Glaser "for the invention of the bubble chamber"

Chemistry: to Willard Frank Libby "for his method to use carbon-14 for age determination in archaeology, geology, geophysics, and other branches of science"

Physiology or Medicine Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet and Peter Brian Medawar "for discovery of acquired immunological tolerance"

Chronology

1959 - 1960 - 1961

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