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  • 1995 A Bose-Einstein condensate is created for the first time, at the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics by Eric Cornell and Carl Wieman
  • 1819 Birth of John Couch Adams, known for predicting the existence and position of Neptune from differences between the predicted and observed orbit of Uranus
  • 1900 Birth of Dennis Gabor, who won the 1971 Nobel Prize for his invention of holography
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