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.
The world's first hard disk couldn't be bought as an individual device. You had to get the computer with which it came. The computer, IBM305 RAMAC, itself was only available on lease for $3200 per month. [more...]