2005 in science
The year 2005 in science had some important events, listed below.
Events[change | change source]
- January 26 - The European Space Agency's SMART-1 sends back close range pictures of the lunar surface.
- February 23 - Astronomers announce discovery of the new galaxy VIRGOHI21 that's made mostly of dark matter.
- November 30 - Surgeons in France did the first face transplant.
Deaths[change | change source]
- February 3 - Ernst W. Mayr, important evolutionary biologist