Fragments of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 hit Jupiter
Elements 110 Darmstadtium and 111 Roentgenium , GSI Germany
First total synthesis of Taxol by Robert A. Holton and his group
14 January 1994 discovery of 7434 Osaka
8 February 1994 discovery of 7434 Osaka 7435 Sagamihara and 7436 Kuroiwa
12 March 1994 discovery of 7437 Torricelli
12 May 1994 discovery of 7438 Misakatouge
13 September 1994, Death of Arthur Adel in Flagstaff, Arizona, USA.
7 October 1994 Death of Niels K. Jerne
1994 Death of Dorothy Hodgkin
1994 Death of Harold Horace Hopkins
1994 Death of Linus Pauling
1994 Death of Roger Wolcott Sperry
1994 Death of John Swallow
1994 Death of Olin Chaddock Wilson
1994 Death of Ake Anders Edvard Wallenquist
1994 Death of Michael Philip Candy
1994 Death of Odd Dahl
1994 Death of Roy Billinge
Physics "for pioneering contributions to the development of neutron scattering techniques for studies of condensed matter" to Bertram N. Brockhouse "for the development of neutron spectroscopy" and to Clifford G. Shull "for the development of the neutron diffraction technique"
Chemistry: to George Andrew Olah "for his contribution to carbocation chemistry"
Physiology or Medicine to Alfred G. Gilman and Martin Rodbell "for their discovery of G-proteins and the role of these proteins in signal transduction in cells"