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Hubble Space Telescope

Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE)

1990 — Preliminary results from NASA's COBE mission confirm the cosmic microwave background radiation is an isotropic blackbody to an astonishing one part in 105 precision, thus eliminating the possibility of an integrated starlight model proposed for the background by steady state enthusiasts.

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21 January 1990 discovery of 5330 Senrikyu

27 January 1990 discovery of 5331 Erimomisaki

30 January 1990 discovery of 5354 Hisayon

21 May 1990 discovery of 6041 Juterkilian

19 July 1990 discovery of 6010 Lyzenga

29 August 1990 discovery of 6011 Tozzi

23 September 1990 discovery of 8088 Australia

10 October 1990 discovery of 6068 Brandenburg and 30826 Coulomb

12 October 1990 discovery of 30828 Bethe and 43790 Ferdinandbraun

13 October 1990 discovery of 8089 Yukar

14 October 1990 discovery of 30830 Jahn

18 October 1990 discovery of 5333 Kanaya

23 November 1990 discovery of 6042 Cheshirecat

1990 discovery of Pan

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6 January 1990 Death of Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov

1990 Death of Michael Victor Penston

1990 Death of James Stanley Hey

Nobel Prize

Physics to Jerome I. Friedman, Henry W. Kendall and Richard E. Taylor "for their pioneering investigations concerning deep inelastic scattering of electrons on protons and bound neutrons, which have been of essential importance for the development of the quark model in particle physics"

Chemistry to Elias James Corey thumb picture Elias James Corey "for his development of the theory and methodology of organic synthesis"

Physiology or Medicine to Joseph E. Murray and E. Donnall Thomas "for their discoveries concerning organ and cell transplantation in the treatment of human disease"

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Chronology

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