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.
Ralph Edgar Key (August 3, 1927 - May 12, 2013) “Together Again”
Ralph Edgar Key, 85, passed away peacefully surrounded by his daughters and grandchildren, and joined his eternal companion, Dorothy Ellen Linn, on May 12, 2013, Mother’s Day.
Randy Hall (November 23, 1978 - April 27, 2013) (PANGUITCH, Utah) - Our beautiful Randy Marie Hall, age 34, Loving Mother, Wife, Daughter, and Sister, returned to our heavenly father on April 27, 2013 in St. George, Utah. Randy was born on Nove...
Hal Norton (May 12, 1929 - May 16, 2013) We celebrated a wonderful 84th birthday on May 12, 2013, for our husband, father and grandfather, Harold (Hal) Arnold Norton. He left us quietly on May 16, 2013, while tending to his yard. He leave...