19 January 1983 - Apple launches the Lisa, a powerful personal computer aimed at business users costing $9,995. Despite its pioneering use of a graphical user interface and mouse, Lisa would be a commercial failure. The Lisa was soon eclipsed by the release of the cheaper and better-marketed Macintosh the following year.  #HistSci  © SSPL/Getty Images

19 January 1983 - Apple launches the Lisa, a powerful personal computer aimed at business users costing $9,995. Despite its pioneering use of a graphical user interface and mouse, Lisa would be a commercial failure. The Lisa was soon eclipsed by the release of the cheaper and better-marketed Macintosh the following year. #HistSci © SSPL/Getty Images

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#My girlfriend is not allowed to.. These crack me up! // HAHAHAHA

10 December 1903 -  The Nobel Prize in Physics is given to husband and wife collaborators Pierre and Marie Curie for their research on radiation. During their research the Curies discovered two new elements: polonium and radium. Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, and would later go on to win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1911. #HistSci  © Bettmann/Getty Images

10 December 1903 - The Nobel Prize in Physics is given to husband and wife collaborators Pierre and Marie Curie for their research on radiation. During their research the Curies discovered two new elements: polonium and radium. Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, and would later go on to win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1911. #HistSci © Bettmann/Getty Images

5 November 2007 - Google unveils Android, the first product of its Open Handset Alliance, demonstrating Google’s movement into the smartphone market. HTC, Samsung, and Motorola were Google’s initial core hardware partners in this open-source scheme, releasing Android devices, such as the famous HTC Hero in 2009. #HistSci The HTC Dream was the first phone to run the Android platform © Jb Reed/Bloomberg via Getty Images

5 November 2007 - Google unveils Android, the first product of its Open Handset Alliance, demonstrating Google’s movement into the smartphone market. HTC, Samsung, and Motorola were Google’s initial core hardware partners in this open-source scheme, releasing Android devices, such as the famous HTC Hero in 2009. #HistSci The HTC Dream was the first phone to run the Android platform © Jb Reed/Bloomberg via Getty Images

#OTD 4 September 1882 - Thomas Edison opens the first commercial power plant on Pearl Street in New York, lighting a square mile of lower Manhattan. Coal-powered steam engines drove direct current dynamos, which powered 400 electric street lamps. #HistSci  © SSPL/Getty Images

#OTD 4 September 1882 - Thomas Edison opens the first commercial power plant on Pearl Street in New York, lighting a square mile of lower Manhattan. Coal-powered steam engines drove direct current dynamos, which powered 400 electric street lamps. #HistSci © SSPL/Getty Images

20 January 1930 - Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, the baby who would become the second human to walk on the Moon is born at Mountainside Hospital, New Jersey. Aldrin was an air force lieutenant, flight commander and doctor of science before finally becoming an astronaut. Aldrin was the first to eat on the Moon, in a communion ceremony using a wafer and wine from an actual chalice – it was never broadcast. #HistSci  © SSPL/Getty Images

20 January 1930 - Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, the baby who would become the second human to walk on the Moon is born at Mountainside Hospital, New Jersey. Aldrin was an air force lieutenant, flight commander and doctor of science before finally becoming an astronaut. Aldrin was the first to eat on the Moon, in a communion ceremony using a wafer and wine from an actual chalice – it was never broadcast. #HistSci © SSPL/Getty Images

#HistSci #OTD - 25 August 1900  Hans Adolf Krebs is born in Hildesheim, Germany. He is most famous for discovering the complicated sequence of chemical reactions involved in the breakdown of glucose into carbon dioxide and water, happening all the time in every single cell of your body. This steady release of energy keeps you alive and is known as the Krebs cycle.  © Keystone/Getty Images

#HistSci #OTD - 25 August 1900 Hans Adolf Krebs is born in Hildesheim, Germany. He is most famous for discovering the complicated sequence of chemical reactions involved in the breakdown of glucose into carbon dioxide and water, happening all the time in every single cell of your body. This steady release of energy keeps you alive and is known as the Krebs cycle. © Keystone/Getty Images

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