Today in Tech History – January 23, 2018

Today in Tech History logo1896 – Wilhelm Roentgen spoke to the Würzburg Physical Medical Society where he demonstrated X-rays by photographing the hand of session chair Dr. Albert von Kolliker, a famous anatomist.

1960 – With a crew of two, the bathyscaphe Trieste, descended 10,911 meters in the Pacific Ocean into Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench near Guam, the deepest known point in the oceans.

2003 – Earth lost communication with space probe Pioneer 10 which was 12 billion-kilometers from Earth.

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