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Astronomy and space explorationEdit

Biology and medicineEdit

ChemistryEdit

Computer scienceEdit

Earth sciencesEdit

  • December 21 – Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano, dormant for 47 years, resumes eruption.

MathematicsEdit

Molecular biologyEdit

TechnologyEdit

  • May 6 – The Channel Tunnel, which took 15,000 workers over seven years to complete, opens between England and France. It is now possible to travel between the two countries in 35 minutes.
  • August 16 – The world's first smartphone, the IBM Simon, goes on sale.[22]
  • December 3 – The first PlayStation gaming console is released in Japan.
  • The first high-brightness blue LED is achieved, an invention that earns the researchers a Nobel Prize in 2014.[23]
  • QR code invented by Japanese company Denso.

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