October 6, 2014 in History


The Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Hiroshi Amano, Isamu Akasaki and Shuji Nakamura for developing the blue light-emitting diode (LED), which emits low-energy white light that can replace incandescents and mercury-containing fluorescents

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1990 Spacecraft Ulysses launched towards pole of Sun
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1951 Stalin proclaims Russia has atom bomb
1889 Moulin Rogue opens in Paris
1889 Thomas Edison shows his 1st motion picture
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