This Week In Science History, May 6-12

05/13/2012 04:45 am ET

Paging Dr. Freud--this week in science history marks the birthday of the father of psychoanalysis. Also this week historians of science are remembering an epic feat of American engineering--not to mention the introduction of a drug that revolutionized sexuality in America, and the first successful attempt of one of the riskiest surgeries.

Check out the slideshow below to see the biggest science events in science history this week.

This Week In Science History (May 6-12)

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