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.
Nov 01, 1924 - Mar 29, 2012
(Mesquite, NV) - Leila Callahan age 87, passed away early Thursday morning, March 29, 2012 at the Highland Manor care center in Mesquite, Nevada where she had been a resident for the past four year...
Theron Rex Dye
May 9, 1939 - March 29, 2012
(Green River, WY) - The family of Theron Rex Dye Jr., 72, born in Wales, Sanpete, Utah informs you of the passing of their brother, father, grandfather, uncle and friend. T.R. grew up in Wales, Uta...
Mary Ellen Speirs
Sep 11, 1927 - Mar 25, 2012
(St. George, UT) - Mary Ellen Speirs passed away on Sunday, March 25, 2012 in Lehi, Utah, at the age of 84. She was born September 11, 1927 in Gypsum, Colorado to Paul and Marguerite Lea Douthit. ...
James LaVae Smith
Feb 02, 1935 - Mar 26, 2012
(Hurricane, UT) - James LaVae Smith peacefully left this earth on March 26, 2012 with courage and dignity surrounded by his family. LaVae was born February 2, 1935 to James Jackson Smith and Olive ...