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Eighteen-ninety-six and all that

This year's commemorative platter includes ether anaesthesia, smallpox vaccination, radioactivity and several mathematical morsels, as well as an accidental death (Otto Lilienthal) and the mother of all births (the Universe).

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Heilbron, J., Bynum, W. Eighteen-ninety-six and all that. Nature 379, 15–18 (1996). https://doi.org/10.1038/379015a0

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