Fine Art


Number of chromosomes of humans 46, Tijo and Lavan

1956 Storage Rings, Gerard K. O'Neill


16 February 1956, Death of Meghnad N. Saha near New Delhi, India,

17 March 1956 Death of Henry Frederick Baker

11 May 1956, Death of Walter Sydney Adams in Pasadena, California

17 November 1956 Death of John Evershed in Ewhurst, Surrey, England

1956 Death of Meghnad Saha

1956 Death of Frederick Soddy

1956 Death of Edmund Taylor Whittaker

1956 Death of Robert Julius Trumpler

Nobel Prize

Physics to William Bradford Shockley, John Bardeen and Walter Houser Brattain "for their researches on semiconductors and their discovery of the transistor effect"

Chemistry to Sir Cyril Norman Hinshelwood and Nikolay Nikolayevich Semyonov "for their researches into the mechanism of chemical reactions"

Physiology or Medicine to André Frédéric Cournand, Werner Forssmann and Dickinson W. Richards "for their discoveries concerning heart catheterization and pathological changes in the circulatory system"

Popular Science Feb 1956

Popular Science Apr 1956

Popular Science Oct 1956


1955 - 1956 - 1957

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