1988 in science and technology involved many significant events, some listed below.
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January 11 –
Isidor Isaac Rabi (born 1898), Polish American physicist, winner of Nobel Prize in Physics in 1944 for invention of the atomic beam magnetic resonance method of measuring magnetic properties of atoms and molecules. January 21 –
E. B. Ford (born 1901), English ecological geneticist and lepidopterist. February 15 –
Richard Feynman (born 1918), American physicist, winner of Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965 for his work on quantum electrodynamics. May 8 –
Robert A. Heinlein (born 1907), American "hard" science fiction author. May 25 –
Ernst Ruska (born 1906), German winner of Nobel Prize in Physics for work in electron optics. September 1 –
Luis Walter Alvarez (born 1911), American experimental physicist, winner of Nobel Prize in Physics in 1968 for bubble chamber research into particle physics. October 9 –
Felix Wankel (born 1902), German mechanical engineer. December 21 –
Nikolaas Tinbergen (born 1907), Dutch-born ethologist, ornithologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
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^ Campbell, B.; Walker, G. A. H.; Yang, S. (1988). "A search for substellar companions to solar-type stars". The Astrophysical Journal. 331: 902. Bibcode: 1988ApJ...331..902C. doi: 10.1086/166608.
^ U.S. Senate, Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, "Greenhouse Effect and Global Climate Change, part 2" 100th Cong., 1st sess., 23 June 1988, p. 44: "global warming has reached a level such that we can ascribe with a high degree of confidence a cause and effect relationship between the greenhouse effect and the observed warming."
^ Conway, Erik (2012-01-28). "What's in a Name? Global Warming vs. Climate Change". NASA.
^ Story, Derrick (2000-02-18). "From Darkroom to Desktop — How Photoshop Came to Light". Story Photography. Archived from the original on June 26, 2007 . Retrieved . 2012-08-20
^ Holmes, Gary P.; et al. (1988). "Chronic fatigue syndrome: a working case definition". . Annals of Internal Medicine 108 (3): 387–9. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-108-3-387. PMID 2829679.
^ Campling, Frankie; Sharpe, Michael (2000). . Oxford University Press. pp. 14–15. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME) ISBN 0-19-263049-0 . Retrieved . 2008-04-02
^ Wilson, Donald; Wilson, Jane (2003). The Pride of African American History. AuthorHouse. p. 25. ISBN 978-1-4107-2873-9.
^ Henderson, Susan K. (1998). African-American Inventors III. Capstone Press. pp. 9–13. ISBN 978-1-56065-698-2.