1907 in science,
other events of 1908,
1909 in science and the
list of years in science.
A 40,000-year-old Neanderthal boy skeleton is found at Le Moustier in southwest France.
Heike Kamerlingh Onnes liquefies helium
Hans Geiger and Ernest Rutherford invent the Geiger counter
Ernst Zermelo axiomizes set theory, thus avoiding Cantor's contradictions
Josip Plemelj solves the Riemman problem about the existence of a differential equation with a given monodromic group and uses Sokhotsky-Plemelj formulae
A long-distance radio message is sent from the Eiffel Tower for the first time.
Henry Ford develops the assembly line method of automobile manufacturing and produces the first Model T automobile.
Gabriel Lippmann is awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics
Ernest Rutherford is awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry
Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov and Paul Ehrlich are awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine
January 15 - Edward Teller, future physicist
February 11 - Vivian Ernest Fuchs, future geologist/explorer.
May 23 - John Bardeen, future physicist
August 25 - Henri Becquerel, physicist