1980 – Graduated from the University of Arizona and received his Ph. D. in Planetary Science. 1989 – Wrote The Cuckoo’s Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer Espionage, the page-turning true story of how he caught a ring of hackers who stole secrets from military computer systems and sold them to the ..
English agnostic, biographer, critic, editor, and philosopher wrote "History of English Thought in the Eighteenth Century" 1876, 3-volume "The English Utilitarians" 1900 1st editor of "Dictionary of National Biography" 1882-1891 son-in-law of William Makepeace Thackeray 1867 father of Virginia Woolf 2 / 5 (..
October 10, 1998 Joseph F. Speyer, 72, Geneticist Who Advanced Study of Mutation By FORD BURKHART for the NY Times, and updated by David Speyer, June 2009 Dr. Joseph F. Speyer, a molecular geneticist at the University of Connecticut whose early work on mutant genes helped build the foundation for modern molecular ..
1847 – Born in Cherbourg on th 2nd of November. 1890 – Sorel had been politically monarchist and traditionalist before embracing orthodox Marxism. 1892 – He became chief engineer with the Department of Public Works and retired. 1908 – Wrote "Reflections on Violence". 1920 – Sorel’s belief in the need for a deliberately-conceived "myth" to ..
1820 – He was born on the 27th day of April this year in Derby, England. 1833 – At age 13, his father sent him to the Hinton Charterhouse near Bath, where his uncle, the Reverend Thomas Spencer, could provide him a more formal education. 1836 – His uncle obtained for him a ..
470 BC – He was born in Athens, Greece. A Greek philosopher whose way of life, character, and thought exerted a profound influence on ancient and modern philosophy. 403 – When the democratic constitution of Athens was overthrown for a brief time, four years before his trial, he did not leave the city, as did ..
English novelist and scientist 3 / 5 ( ..
1932 – Born on April 26th in Blackpool, England. A British-born Canadian biochemist who developed the technique called oligonucleotide-based site-directed mutagenesis, which enabled researchers to introduce specific mutations into genes and, thus, to the proteins that they encode. 1956 – Smith received a Ph.D. from the University of Manchester, England. – He moved ..
1723 – Born on the 5th of June of the Julian calendarand was baptized in Kirkcaldy. 1740 – He entered Balliol College, Oxford University. 1746 – He left the university and became a public critic of its process of tenure. 1748 – He began delivering public lectures in Edinburgh under the patronage of Lord Kames. ..
US oil businessman and family planning advocate foremost financial sponsor of early US campaigns for birth control and family planning 2nd husband of Margaret Sanger 1922 2.7 / 5 ( ..