Niels Henrik David Bohr Danish physicist who made foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure & quantum theory, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physics in Bohr was also a philosopher & a promoter of scientific research.
Movie bits: Who will be Elton John? Who will be Stephen Hawking?
Hawking to boycott Israel, hence the resulting backlash re: 'Intel'. Scott Creighton's newest article May 2013 details the reaction.
8 Gennaio 1642 – Ad Arcetri vicino Firenze nella sua villa “Il gioiello” dove si trova al confino da 9 anni, muore 77enne l’astronomo e fisico Galileo Galilei assistito da Evangelista Torricelli e Vincenzo Viviani.
Thérèse Peltier – was a French sculptress and aviator. Popularly believed to have been the first ever woman passenger in an airplane she should perhaps instead be recognised as the first woman to pilot a heavier-than-air craft.
Though life prevented me from becoming a fighter pilot, my heart still belongs in the clouds. Jeannie Marie Leavitt became the Air Force's first female fighter pilot in and was the first woman to command an Air Force combat fighter wing.