Fine Art


4 April 1949 discovery of 2641 Lipschutz

25 April 1949 discovery of 1922 Zulu

21 June 1949 discovery of 1886 Lowell

2 August 1949 discovery of 3020 Naudts

28 August 1949 discovery of 2651 Karen


30 January 1949 Birth of Peter Agre

6 April 1949 Birth of Horst Ludwig Störmer

31 August 1949 Birth of Hugh David Politzer

25 October 1949 Death of Mary Ackworth Orr Evershed in Ewhurst, Surrey, England,

10 November 1949 Death of William Jackson Humphreys in Washington, USA

1949 Death of Frederick Stanley Kipping

1949 Death of William Thomson Hay

1949 Death of William W. Hansen

Nobel Prize

Physics to Hideki Yukawa "for his prediction of the existence of mesons on the basis of theoretical work on nuclear forces"Arrow link

Chemistry to William Francis Giauque "for his contributions in the field of chemical thermodynamics, particularly concerning the behaviour of substances at extremely low temperatures"

Physiology or Medicine to Walter Rudolf Hess "for his discovery of the functional organization of the interbrain as a coordinator of the activities of the internal organs" and to Antonio Caetano de Abreu Freire Egas Moniz "for his discovery of the therapeutic value of leucotomy in certain psychoses"

Popular Science May 1949

Popular Science Jul 1949

Popular Science Aug 1949


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