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.
Fern Ramona Horsley
Feb 02, 1918 - Mar 11, 2012
(St. George, UT) - Fern Ramona Horsley, age 94, passed away Sunday March 11, 2012 in St. George, UT. Fern was born in Tremonton, Utah, February 2, 1918 to Oliver Garfield and Lorraine Houghton.
Feb 23, 1920 - Mar 08, 2012
(St. George, UT) - Evelyn Noble passed away in St. George, Utah, Thursday March 8, 2012. She was born in Ismay, Montana to Earl Smith and Evelyn Cecilia Brackett.
She was preceded in death by her p...
Eleanor Mae Pectol
Oct 01, 1935 - Mar 08, 2012
(Washington, UT) - Eleanor Mae Pectol of Washington, Utah died Thursday March 8, 2012 of Alzheimer's and congestive heart failure.
Eleanor was born October 1, 1935 in Hurricane, UT to John Lorrain...
(June 29, 1943 - March 8, 2012)
(Las Vegas, NV) - Marion Kay, age 68, died Thursday, March 8, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was born June 29, 1943 in San Carlos, Arizona to Albert and Daisy Dewey Nosie. On June 4, 1973 she marri...
(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.
Edward H Hahne
April 16, 1923 - March 5, 2012 (Cedar City, UT) - Edward Henry Hahne was born in Cedar City, Utah to Edward Frederick Hahne and Meta Ethyl Korman Hahne on the 16th of April 1923. The attending physician was Dr. Green. He was pre...
Edwin B. Kerins
(May 17, 1928 - March 7, 2012)
(St. George, UT) - Edwin B. Kerins passed away March 7, 2012. He was born May 17, 1928 in Waterbury, Connecticut to Edward Francis Kerins and Catherine Cecelia Bagley Kerins. He married Margaret Re...