1970 in science

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The year 1970 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

Astronomy and space exploration[edit]

  • February 11 – Japan becomes the fourth country to launch a satellite into orbit.
  • March 31 – Explorer I reentry (after 12 years in orbit)
  • April 11 – Apollo 13 ill-fated space mission launched
  • April 17 – Apollo 13 returns safely to earth
  • August 17 – Venera program: Venera 7 is launched. It will later becomes the first spacecraft to successfully transmit data from another planet.
  • November 17 – Luna program: The Soviet Union lands Lunokhod 1 on Mare Imbrium (Sea of Rains) on the Moon. This is the first roving remote-controlled robot to land on another world and was released by the orbiting Luna 17 spacecraft.

Biology[edit]

Computer science[edit]

Earth sciences[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Medicine[edit]

Physics[edit]

Psychology[edit]

Events[edit]

Awards[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Patent 3,541,541.
  2. ^ Kirschenbaum, Matthew (2013-03-01). "The Book-Writing Machine: What was the first novel ever written on a word processor?". Slate. Retrieved 2016-02-21.
  3. ^ Gardner, Martin (October 1970). Mathematical Games – The fantastic combinations of John Conway's new solitaire game "life". Scientific American. 223. pp. 120–123. ISBN 0-89454-001-7. Archived from the original on 2009-06-03. Retrieved 2011-06-26.
  4. ^ Dawson, John W., Jr (1997). Logical Dilemmas: The Life and Work of Kurt Godel. Wellesley, Mass.: A. K. Peters Ltd. ISBN 1-56881-025-3.
  5. ^ Timperley, A. John (2017-10-20). "Robin Ling obituary". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 2018-01-07.
  6. ^ Glashow, S. L.; Iliopoulos, J.; Maiani, L. (1970). "Weak Interactions with Lepton–Hadron Symmetry". Physical Review D. 2 (7): 1285–1292. Bibcode:1970PhRvD...2.1285G. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.2.1285.