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CNO Cycle, Sun, H. Bethe

Discovery of the Muon particle

O. Hahn and F. Strassman process of nuclear fission in uranium and thorium

1938 — Paul Dirac suggests the large numbers hypothesis, that the gravitational constant may be small because it is decreasing slowly with time


24 February 1938 discovery of 2665 Schrutka and 4181 Kivi

6 July 1938 discovery of Lysithea

17 November 1938 discovery of 3008 Nojiri


21 February 1938 Death of George Ellery Hale

7 March 1938 Birth of Albert Fert

15 April 1938 Death of Anders Severin Donner in Helsinki, Finland,

13 May 1938 Death of Charles Edouard Guillaume

14 June 1938 Death of William Wallace Campbell

4 October 1938 Birth of Kurt Wüthrich

1938 Death of Francis G Pease

1938 Death of Edward Charles Pickering

1938 Birth of David Nygren

Nobel Prize

Physics to Enrico Fermi for his demonstrations of the existence of new radioactive elements produced by neutron irradiation, and for his related discovery of nuclear reactions brought about by slow neutrons.

Chemistry: to Richard Kuhn "for his work on carotenoids and vitamins"

Physiology or Medicine to Corneille Jean François Heymans "for the discovery of the role played by the sinus and aortic mechanisms in the regulation of respiration"

Popular Science May 1938

Popular Science Jul 1938

Popular Science Sep 1938

Popular Science Dec 1938


1937 - 1938 - 1939

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