History of Science Journalism

1990-...: Wall 1

1990-...: Wall 1

This is what may be found on the back wall.

There are three large windows. Click on the windows to view a musical slideshow presenting major events that have marked the period between 1970 and today.

Following is the list of events displayed in the musical slideshow

1990-2008
Breaking News during This Era

1990
April 24th, the Hubble telescope is launched into space.

1990
June 12th, Russia proclaims independence from the USSR.

1994
Creation of Yahoo! in January by David Filo and Jerry Yang, two students at Stanford.

1994
November 14th, Casio introduces the digital camera.

1995
August 24th, Microsoft introduces Windows 95.

1995
October 6th, discovery of the first exoplanet.

1997
February 23rd, Dolly, the sheep, becomes the first cloned mammal.

2001
September 11th, the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York are attacked.

2003
February 1st, explosion of the space shuttle Columbia.

2005
February 16th, entry into effect of the Kyoto Protocol.

2007
June 29th, iPhone by Apple is introduced in the United States.

2007
July 21st, world presentation of the last book of the series in the adventures of Harry Potter by Joanne Kathleen Rowling.

Source: http://www.linternaute.com

Following is the object:

Image Description
Electro-therapeutic device

Electro-therapeutic device

Photo of an electro-therapeutic device Ficher Corporation

Year: 20th Century
NAC: 2003-62

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