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Timeline Outline ViewEra: 1950 - 1960   |   Theme: Science


1950Jule Charney, Agnar Fj̦rtoff & John von Neumann Report the First Weather Forecast by Electronic Computer 1950"Chargaff's Rules" 1951Miller's "Language and Communication" February 28, 1951Linus Pauling Reports the First Discovery of a Helical Structure for a Protein July 9 РJuly 12, 1951The First Application of an Electronic Computer to Molecular or Structural Biology 1952The Hershey-Chase "Waring Blender Experiment" May 2 РMay 6, 1952Rosalind Franklin's Photo #51 of Crystalline DNA 1953Invention of the MASER 1953 Р1954The Idea of a Genetic Code 1953The Beginning of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) April 25, 1953Discovery of The Double Helix May 30, 1953Proposal of a Method of DNA's Method of Replication October 29, 1953The Beginning of Medical Ultrasonography 1954Coining the Phrase "Social Network" December 1954The First Routine Real-Time Numerical Weather Forecasting 1955The First Amino Acid Sequence of a Protein April 15, 1955 Р1956"The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two. . . " 1956 Р1964Changes in Tissue Density Can be Computed 1957Beginning of Doppler Ultrasound 1957Chomsky's Syntactic Structures February 8, 1957The Premature Death of John von Neumann September 1957Crick's "On Protein Synthesis" October 4, 1957 Р1960The First Operational Satellite Navigation System October 4, 1957Sputnik is Launched 1958The First Obstetrical or Gynecological Sonograms 1958 Р1960John Kendrew Reports the First Solution of the Three-Dimensional Molecular Structure of a Protein 1958First Proof of the Semiconservative Replication of DNA January 31, 1958The U.S. Launches its First Artificial Satellite, Explorer-1 February 7, 1958ARPA is Founded July 1958Kilby Conceives of the Integrated Circuit July 29 РOctober 1, 1958NASA is Founded 1959The First Practical Monolithic Integrated Circuit Concept 1959The Complicated Discovery of the LASER June 1959 РMay 31, 1972The Corona Satellite Series: America's First Imagining Satellite Program 1960Theodore Maiman Invents the First Working Laser April 1, 1960The TIROS 1 Satellite Transmits the First Television Picture from Space September 13 РSeptember 15, 1960The First Symposium on Bionics