1995 in science

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The year 1995 in science and technology involved many significant events, listed below.

Astronomy and space exploration[edit]


Computer science[edit]

Earth sciences[edit]

  • Bruce Luyendyk first proposes the name Zealandia for a southern continent.




  • The RELN gene and Reelin protein are discovered by Gabriella D'Arcangelo and colleagues, solving the mystery behind the formation of "inverted cortical layers" in the brain of reeler mutant mice, and sparking an avalanche of research into the Reelin's role in neurodevelopment.







  1. ^ Mayor, Michael; Queloz, Didier (1995). "A Jupiter-mass companion to a solar-type star". Nature. 378 (6555): 355–359. Bibcode:1995Natur.378..355M. doi:10.1038/378355a0. 
  2. ^ "A Near-Earth Object Hazard Index" presented at a United Nations conference and published in its proceedings, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 822 (1997).
  3. ^ http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2009-174
  4. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/1995/01/31/business/company-news-prodigy-sees-quick-growth-from-internet-web-service.html
  5. ^ Lerdorf, Rasmus (1995-06-08). "Announce: Personal Home Page Tools (PHP Tools)". Newsgroupcomp.infosystems.www.authoring.cgi. Retrieved 2012-06-08. 
  6. ^ "History & Timeline". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-07-02. 
  7. ^ Byers, Ann (2006). Jeff Bezos: the founder of Amazon.com. The Rosen Publishing Group. pp. 46–47. 
  8. ^ Wiles, Andrew (1995). "Modular elliptic curves and Fermat's Last Theorem" (PDF). Annals of Mathematics. 141 (3): 443–551. ISSN 0003-486X. JSTOR 2118559. OCLC 37032255. Zbl 0823.11029. doi:10.2307/2118559. ; Taylor, Richard; Wiles, Andrew (1995). "Ring-theoretic properties of certain Hecke algebras" (PDF). Annals of Mathematics. 141 (3): 553–572. JSTOR 2118560. OCLC 37032255. Zbl 0823.11030. doi:10.2307/2118560. 
  9. ^ Loftus, E. F.; Pickrell, J. E. (1995). "The formation of false memories" (pdf). Psychiatric Annals. 25: 720–725.