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Linus Pauling uses X-ray crystallography to deduce the secondary structure of proteins

Detection of the 21cm interstellar hydrogen line, H. Ewen and E. Purcell


2 May 1951 discovery of 4182 Mount Locke

4 September 1951 discovery of 2615 Saito

8 October 1951 discovery of 2666 Gramme


19 January 1951, Death of Maurice Anderson Ainslie in Wallisdown, Dorset, England

26 March 1951 Birth of Carl Edwin Wieman

6 May 1951 Death of √Člie Joseph Cartan

15 May 1951 Birth of Frank Wilczek

29 October 1951, Death of Robert Grant Aitken in Berkeley, California, USA,

1951 Death of Charles Dillon Perrine

Nobel Prize

Physics to Sir John Douglas Cockcroft and Ernest Thomas Sinton Walton "for their pioneer work on the transmutation of atomic nuclei by artificially accelerated atomic particles"

Chemistry to Edwin Mattison McMillan and Glenn Theodore Seaborg "for their discoveries in the chemistry of the transuranium elements"

Physiology or Medicine to Max Theiler "for his discoveries concerning yellow fever and how to combat it"

Popular Science Feb 1951

Popular Science May 1951

Popular Science Aug 1951


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