1921 in science,
other events of 1922,
1923 in science and the
list of 'years in science'.
British archaeologist Howard Carter and his men find the entrance to King Tutankhamen's tomb in the Valley of the Kings of Egypt.
First successful insulin treatment of diabetes.
Arthur Compton studies X-ray photon scattering by electrons
Otto Stern and Walter Gerlach show "space quantization"
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) begins radio service in the United Kingdom.
Niels Bohr is awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics
Francis William Aston is awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry
Archibald Vivian Hill and Otto Fritz Meyerhof are awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine
July 18 - Thomas Kuhn, philosopher of science
November 8 - Christiaan Barnard, future surgeon
January 5 - Ernest Shackleton, explorer
June 18 - Jacobus Kapteyn, astronomer
August 2 - Alexander Graham Bell, inventor