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14 December

  • 1900 Max Planck presents a derivation of his blackbody radiation law, based on quantum mechanics, to the German Physical Society
  • 1962 The spacecraft Mariner 2 becomes the first to fly past Venus
  • 1972 The final moonwalk is completed, having begun the previous day
  • 1546 Birth of astronomer Tycho Brahe, known for his planetary observations – and his metal nose. Brahe’s data were used by Johannes Kepler in his discovery of the laws of planetary motion
  • 1922 Birth of Nikolay Basov, winner of the 1964 Nobel Prize for work leading to the development of the laser
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