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This Week in Science History

PHOTOS: This Week In Science History

Posted 07.30.2012 | Science

It'll be a busy week in science history. This week sees the 75th anniversary of one of the most talked-about aviation mysteries ever--and that's just ...

PHOTOS: This Week In Science History

Posted 06.25.2012 | Science

Did you know you owe your teeth to a 15th Century emperor? This week marks significant strides in history for dental care, but that's not all. The...

PHOTOS: This Week In Science History

Posted 07.30.2012 | Science

What really happened at Roswell, N.M., in 1947 ? In 1997, exactly 50 years after the notorious UFO controversy, the US Air Force issued a report d...

PHOTOS: This Week In Science History

Posted 06.11.2012 | Science

Do you know who was the first woman in space? Or the name of the first computer? This week in science history brings you loads of interesting scien...

PHOTOS: This Week In Science History

Posted 06.05.2012 | Science

Hot air balloons. Solar power. Apple computers. They're all items we take for granted. But if it weren't for a number of influential scientists who in...

PHOTOS: This Week In Science History

Posted 05.28.2012 | Science

You know John Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth--his Mercury capsule circled the Earth three times before splashing down in the Atlantic...

This Week In Science History, May 6-12

Posted 05.13.2012 | Science

Paging Dr. Freud--this week in science history marks the birthday of the father of psychoanalysis. Also this week historians of science are rememberin...