2000 in science

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The year 2000 in science and technology involved some significant events.

Astronomy and space exploration[edit]

Conjunction of planets, moon and sun on May 4, 2000

Biology[edit]

Computer science[edit]

Medicine[edit]

  • January 31 – English doctor Harold Shipman is found guilty of killing fifteen of his elderly patients by lethal injections of diamorphine, the only British physician ever convicted of murdering his patients; he is actually considered to have killed at least 215.[3]

Philosophy[edit]

Main article: 2000 in philosophy

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "White House Press Release". Archived from the original on 29 June 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-04. 
  2. ^ "Census of Marine Life". Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Harold Shipman: Timeline". BBC News. 2002-07-18. Retrieved 2011-08-04.