Science Birthdays, June 22

6/22/1864        Hermann Minkowski, mathematician, developed geometry of numbers, he was one of Einstein’s teachers, he died in 1909 at age 44.

6/22/1887        Julian Huxley, British biologist, proponent of natural selection, and evolutionary synthesis, he died in 1975 at age 88.

6/22/1934        James Bjorken, American theoretical physicist, he discovered light-cone scaling, a phenomenon in the deep inelastic scattering of light on strongly interacting particles known as hadrons.

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