Fine Art


American engineer Jack Kilby invented ─▒ntegrated circuit (IC)

Max Perutz and John Kendrew use X-ray crystallography to elucidate a protein structure, specifically Sperm Whale myoglobin

Detection of van Allen radiation belts, Explorer

Sirius A diameter measured with a "HBT"-interferometer, R. Hanbury Brown and R. Twiss


12 February 1958 Death of Douglas Rayner Hartree

4 April 1958 Death of Roscoe Frank Sanford in Pasadena, California, USA

13 August 1958 Death of Albert Graham Ingalls in Cranford, New Jersey, USA

1958 Death of Rosalind (Elsie) Franklin

1958 Death of Motonori Matuyama

1958 Death of Marie Stope

Nobel Prize

Physics to Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov, Il┬┤ja Mikhailovich Frank and Igor Yevgenyevich Tamm "for the discovery and the interpretation of the Cherenkov effect"

Chemistry to Frederick Sanger "for his work on the structure of proteins, especially that of insulin"

Physiology or Medicine to George Wells Beadle and Edward Lawrie Tatum "for their discovery that genes act by regulating definite chemical events" and to Joshua Lederberg "for his discoveries concerning genetic recombination and the organization of the genetic material of bacteria"

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