1959 in science

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The year 1959 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

Astronomy and space exploration[edit]

Biology[edit]

Chemistry[edit]

Computer science[edit]

History of science[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Medicine[edit]

Physics[edit]

Technology[edit]

Events[edit]

Awards[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Organisations[edit]

  • Austria joins CERN.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coma Berenicids". Meteor Showers Online. Retrieved 2011-11-08. 
  2. ^ Pace, Eric (31 December 1998). "R. E. Schreiber, 88, Nuclear Bomb Physicist". The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-10-04. 
  3. ^ Chang, M. C. (1959). "Fertilization of Rabbit Ova in vitro" (PDF). Nature. 184 (4684): 466–67. Bibcode:1959Natur.184..466C. doi:10.1038/184466a0. Retrieved 2011-08-15. 
  4. ^ Greep, Roy O. (1991). "Min Chueh Chang". Biographical Memoirs. United States National Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 2011-08-15. 
  5. ^ "Disc Electrophoresis". Retrieved 2011-10-16. 
  6. ^ Gardner, Martin (October 1959). "Mathematical Games: Problems involving questions of probability and ambiguity" (PDF). Scientific American. 201 (4): 174–182. doi:10.1038/scientificamerican1059-174. Retrieved 2015-08-20. 
  7. ^ Gardner, Martin (November 1959). "Mathematical Games: How three modern mathematicians disproved a celebrated conjecture of Leonhard Euler" (PDF). Scientific American. 201 (5): 188. doi:10.1038/scientificamerican1159-181. Retrieved 2015-08-20. 
  8. ^ Iwasawa, Kenkichi (1959). "On Γ-extensions of algebraic number fields". Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society. 65 (4): 183–226. doi:10.1090/S0002-9904-1959-10317-7. ISSN 0002-9904. MR 0124316. Zbl 0089.02402. 
  9. ^ "Minamata disease". United Nations University. Retrieved 2010-10-17. 
  10. ^ Machado, Calixto (2005). "The first organ transplant from a brain-dead donor". Neurology. 64 (11): 1938–42. doi:10.1212/01.wnl.0000163515.09793.cb. 
  11. ^ McLaughlin, Thomas P.; et al. (May 2000). "A Review of Criticality Accidents" (PDF). CSRIC. Los Alamos National Laboratory. p. 96. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-09-26. Radiation doses were intense, being estimated at 205, 320, 410, 415, 422, and 433 rem.74 Of the six persons present, one died and the other five recovered after severe cases of radiation sickness. 
  12. ^ Johnston, Wm. Robert (2005-09-14). "Vinca reactor accident, 1958". Database of radiological incidents and related events – Johnston's Archive. Retrieved 2012-07-02. 
  13. ^ Martin, Douglas (2010-10-20). "Dr. Georges Mathé, Transplant Pioneer, Dies at 88". The New York Times. 
  14. ^ Pence, G. E. (2008). "Preventing the Global Spread of AIDS". Medical Ethics: Accounts of the Cases That Shaped and Define Medical Ethics. New York: McGraw-Hill. p. 330. 
  15. ^ Gould, R. Gordon (1959). "The LASER, Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation". In Franken, P.A.; Sands, R.H. The Ann Arbor Conference on Optical Pumping, the University of Michigan, 15 June through 18 June 1959. p. 128. OCLC 02460155. 
  16. ^ Challoner, Jack, ed. (2009). 1001 Inventions That Changed the World. London: Cassell. p. 754. ISBN 978-1-84403-611-0.