With IBM colleague Gerd Binnig, Rohrer invented the scanning tunneling microscope, which can show individual atoms on a surface and move them around.
The electron microscope revolutionized biology in the 1930s by providing magnifications thousands of times higher than that of light microscopes, allowing scientists to discern the inner workings of cells for the first time.
A longtime Republican state senator and assemblyman, Newton R. Russell was admired on both sides of the aisle for his fairness and knowledge of the arcane rules of the state pension system.
Newton R. Russell, a veteran state senator known as an expert on California's complex public pension system and a stickler for upholding legislative rules, died Saturday of lung cancer at his La Cañada Flintridge home, his family said. He was 85.
Bernard Waber, author of popular children's books, dies at 91
Bernard Waber, 91, the author of such children's favorites as "The House on East 88th Street" and "Lyle, Lyle Crocodile," died Thursday at his Long Island, N.Y., home after a long illness, according to a statement from his publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
One of the few remaining survivors of the Warsaw ghetto uprising, Boruch Spiegel fought against Nazi troops during the 1943 revolt.
Boruch Spiegel, one of the last survivors of the 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprising by poorly armed Jewish insurgents against the powerful Nazi German force that occupied Poland, has died. He was 93.
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May 23, 1969 - Apr 06, 2012
(Washington, UT) - Having been born of goodly parents, Jacklyn Lister took the next step in the eternal plan of happiness leaving this earth life on Friday, April 6, 2012.
Jackie was born May 23, 1...
Nov 01, 1920 - Apr 06, 2012
(St. George, UT) - Eldon McArthur, age 91, passed away at home from causes incident to age on April 6, 2012. Eldon was born in St. George on November 1, 1920 to Moroni and Emma Jarvis Cottam McArt...
Gail Ann Krogh
June 21, 1951 - April 7, 2012
Cedar City, UT)- Ann Krogh, age 60, passed away April 7, 2012 in Cedar City, Utah. She was born June 21, 1951 to Jacob Weber and Eleanor Brosch in Painesville, Ohio.
Gail loved her family, horses, ...
Ardith B. Miller
(March 1, 1919 - April 8, 2012)
(ST. GEORGE, UT)- Ardith B. Miller, born in Milford, Utah on March 1, 1919, passed away peacefully in her sleep on April 8, 2012 at the age of 93 in St. George, Utah.
She is survived by her daught...