Science Birthdays, February 1

2/1/1844          Strasburger Eduard     biologist          In 1891 he demonstrated that materials move up through plants by capillary action. He died in 1912 at the age of 68.

2/1/1844          Hall Granville              psychologist    He pioneered the study of child psychology. He died in 1924 at age 78.

2/1/1905          Segre Emilio                physics the synthesized element 43 technetium and element 85 astatine. In 1955 he reported the formation of antiprotons.

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