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23 January 1979 discovery of 3040 Kozai

4 March 1979 discovery of Metis

6 March 1979 discovery of 4168 Millan

25 April 1979 discovery of 2656 Evenkia

31 May 1979 discovery of 2672 Pısek

25 June 1979 discovery of 2618 Coonabarabran 2619 Skalnate Pleso and 2628 Kopal

22 August 1979 discovery of 3005 Pervictoralex

27 August 1979 discovery of 3012 Minsk

29 August 1979 discovery of 2320 Blarney

30 August 1979 discovery of 2613 Plzen

23 September 1979 discovery of 2657 Bashkiria and 3013 Dobrovoleva

24 September 1979 discovery of 3006 Livadia

11 October 1979 discovery of 3014 Huangsushu

17 October 1979 discovery of 3007 Reaves

19 October 1979 discovery of 5363 Kupka

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2 May 1979 Death of Giulio Natta

16 May 1979 Death of William Finsen in Johannesburg, South Africa

6 October 1979 Death of Dudley Ernest Littlewood

1979 Death of Werner Forssman

1979 Death of Sidnie Milana Manton

1979 Death of Ida Noddack

1979 Death of Immanuel Velikovsky

1979 Death of Cecilia Helena Payne-Gaposchkin

Nobel Prize

Physics to Sheldon Lee Glashow, Abdus Salam and Steven Weinberg "for their contributions to the theory of the unified weak and electromagnetic interaction between elementary particles, including, inter alia, the prediction of the weak neutral current"

Chemistry to Herbert Charles Brown and Georg Wittig "for their development of the use of boron- and phosphorus-containing compounds, respectively, into important reagents in organic synthesis"

Physiology or Medicine to Allan M. Cormack and Godfrey N. Hounsfield "for the development of computer assisted tomography"

Popular Science Feb 1979

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Popular Science Nov 1979

Popular Science Dec 1979

Chronology

1978 - 1979 - 1980

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