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1980 In Science

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The year 1980 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

Astronomy and space exploration

  • November 12 – Voyager program: The NASA space probe Voyager I makes its closest approach to Saturn when it flies within 77,000 miles (124,000 km) of the planet's cloud-tops and sends the first high resolution images of the world back to scientists on Earth.


Computer science







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  3. ^ Bellis, Mary. "IBM History". Retrieved 2011-11-30. 
  4. ^ Aamidor, Abe. "'"Thank this guy for 'control-alt-delete.  
  5. ^ Lueg, Christopher; Fisher, Danyel, ed. (2003). From Usenet to CoWebs: interacting with social information spaces. London: Springer.  
  6. ^ Fukushima, Kunihiko (1980). "Neocognitron: A Self-organizing Neural Network Model for a Mechanism of Pattern Recognition Unaffected by Shift in Position". Biological Cybernetics 36 (4): 193–202.  
  7. ^ Ciresan, Dan; Meier, Ueli; Schmidhuber, Jürgen (June 2012). "Multi-column deep neural networks for image classification". 2012  
  8. ^ Alvarez, Luis W.; Alvarez, Walter; Asaro, Frank; Michel, Helen V. (1980). "Extraterrestrial cause for the Cretaceous–Tertiary extinction".  
  9. ^ Mayes, R.; Horwitz, A. V. (2005). "DSM-III and the revolution in the classification of mental illness". Journal of the history of the behavioral sciences 41: 249–67.  
  10. ^ Wilson, M. (1993). "DSM-III and the transformation of American psychiatry: a history".  
  11. ^ Speigel, Alix (2005-01-03). "The Dictionary of Disorder: How one man revolutionized psychiatry".  
  12. ^ "MRI Scanner (1980)". Oxfordshire Blue Plaques Scheme. Oxfordshire Blue Plaques Board. 2011-06-02. Retrieved 2012-01-06. 
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