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Mildred Adams Fenton (1899-1995) was an American scientist, who wrote or co-authored (with her husband) dozens of textbooks on geology and earth science, including "The Rock Book" (1940), a popular classic.
The Standard Model (SM) of particles and interactions provides a successful description of most of the matter we know of. However, physicists have known for many years that it is not complete: the SM predicted massless neutrinos, and has no place for dark matter. A new result from the BaBar experiment at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) could possibly provide another problem for the SM—and would place severe constraints on a popular alternative theory, supersymmetry (SUSY).
Charles Darwin was an English naturalist who is known as the co-discoverer, along with Alfred Russel Wallace, of the theory of evolution. His ideas about evolution also have made a deep impact upon economic theory
"Light Echoes" From Monster Star's Eruption Found - A First (For the first time, astronomers have glimpsed reflections of light from a "supernova impostor"—the so-called Great Eruption of the star system Eta Carinae, which was seen from Earth more than 150 years ago.)
Botanist Carrie M. Derick (1862-1941) was the first female university professor in Canada, and became a full professor at McGill University in 1912. This photograph may have been taken by journalist Watson Davis at the British Association of Science meeting, Toronto, Canada, August 1924 Cite As: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives