Dutch botanist best known for rediscovering Mendel’s laws of heredity, coining the term "mutation" and for a mutation theory of evolution. He is regarded as one of the first geneticists.
The world's first 1GB hard disk, IBM 3380, was developed at IBM in 1980. It was the size of a fridge, weighed 550lbs and could actually store 2.52 billion characters. the starting cost was $81,000. [more...]