Anniversaries

23
Feb

February 23, 1765 - Henry Cavendish discovers hydrogen

24
Feb

February 24, 1896 – Antoine Henri Becquerel informs the French Academy of Sciences of the result of his experiments and a new property of matter (natural radioactivity)

25
Feb

February 25, 1896 – Birth of Ida Eva Tacke-Noddack, German chemist who discovered rhenium and first proposed the idea of nuclear fission

28
Feb

February 28, 1814 – Birth of Edmond Frémy, known for the salt that bears his name, although he also made great discoveries, such as the artificial ruby

03
Mar

March 3, 1917 – Birth of Sameera Moussa: “My wish is that nuclear cancer treatment be as affordable and cheap as aspirin”

04
Mar

March 4, 1895 - Birth of Margaret Foster, the first chemist to work for the United States Geological Survey

04
Mar

March 4, 1904 - Birth of Gamow, nuclear researcher and popularizer

05
Mar

March 5, 1979 - The Voyager I probe flies by Jupiter

05
Mar

March 5 - World Energy Efficiency Day

07
Mar

March 7, 2017 – Death of Hans Georg Dehmelt, Nobel Prize in Physics for his contribution to the advancement of microphysics

09
Mar

March 9, 1983 - Death of José María Otero Navascués, father of nuclear energy in Spain

12
Mar

On March 12, 1989, the World Wide Web was born at CERN