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April 1, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
A last-minute deal reached Tuesday ensures that a manuscript charting the birth of modern science, lost for more than 200 years, will be housed at Britain's Royal Society rather than with a private collector. Hailed as "science's missing link," the journal of Robert Hooke had been due to go on sale at auction with a price tag in excess of $1.75 million. Just before the auction, an anonymous bidder agreed to buy it and give it to the Royal Society, Britain's academy of leading scientists.
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April 1, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
A last-minute deal reached Tuesday ensures that a manuscript charting the birth of modern science, lost for more than 200 years, will be housed at Britain's Royal Society rather than with a private collector. Hailed as "science's missing link," the journal of Robert Hooke had been due to go on sale at auction with a price tag in excess of $1.75 million. Just before the auction, an anonymous bidder agreed to buy it and give it to the Royal Society, Britain's academy of leading scientists.
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July 3, 1990 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's been nearly 100 years since the British physicist Sir Ernest Rutherford discovered the structure of the atom and declared to the world that anyone who thought energy could be extracted by splitting those things was "absolutely mad." Rutherford was, nonetheless, awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1908 for his discovery.
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July 3, 1990 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's been nearly 100 years since the British physicist Sir Ernest Rutherford discovered the structure of the atom and declared to the world that anyone who thought energy could be extracted by splitting those things was "absolutely mad." Rutherford was, nonetheless, awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1908 for his discovery.
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