Hungarian chemist who won the 1943 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing radioactive tracers that have been used in studying metabolic processes in living organisms. He also co-discovered the element hafnium with Dirk Coster.
In 1986, a 75 cent accounting error at University of California, Berkeley, lead network manager Clifford Stoll to discover hackers at work. Five German hackers were arrested after a year. [more...]