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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Loren G. Trujillo
(May 18, 1958 - March 17, 2012)
(HURRICANE, UT) - Loren G. Trujillo, 53, of Hurricane, Utah passed away March 17, 2012 of liver failure. Loren was born May 18, 1958 in Montrose, Colorado to Rubel and Miquelita "Mickey" Trujillo. ...
Renee Stewart Millett
Nov 29, 1932 - Mar 13, 2012
(St. George, UT) - Renee’ Stewart Millett, our loving mother, wife, grandmother, sister, and friend, passed away at her home on the morning of March 13, 2012 after a long illness and valiant battle...
(November 22, 1916 - March 12, 2012)
(Bunkerville, NV) - Louisa May Ryan, 95, died March 12, 2012 at her home in Bunkerville, Nevada. She was born November 22, 1916 in Omaha, Nebraska to David William and Patty May Watkins Kinnison.
William J. Irvine
March 18, 1939 - March 14, 2012
William J. Irvine passed the evening of March 14th 2012, just four days from his 73 birthday, at his home in Panguitch, Utah. Originally from Greenriver, Utah, William moved to Panguitch after reti...