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8 March 1986 Suisei spacecraft approaches comet Halley (151000 km)

2 September 1986 discovery of 5370 Taranis


In 1986 Johannes Georg Bednorz and Karl Alex Muller succeed in achieving superconductivity in a barium-lanthanum-copper oxide at a temperature of 35 kelvins (-238 C [-396 F]), 12 K higher than the highest temperature at which superconductivity had previously been achieved in any substance.


4 July 1986 Death of Oscar Zariski

25 September 1986 Death of Nikolay Nikolayevich Semyonov

24 December 1986, Death of Richard van der Riet Woolley, in Sutherland, South Africa

1986 Death of Albert von Szent-Gy├Ârgi

1986 Death of Helen Taussig

Nobel Prize

Physics to Ernst Ruska "for his fundamental work in electron optics, and for the design of the first electron microscope" and to Gerd Binnig and Heinrich Rohrer "for their design of the scanning tunneling microscope"

Chemistry to Dudley Robert Herschbach, Yuan Tseh Lee and John Charles Polanyi "for their contributions concerning the dynamics of chemical elementary processes"

Physiology or Medicine Stanley Cohen and Rita Levi-Montalcini "for their discoveries of growth factors"

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