Daily Archives: February 11, 2017

Aristarchus of Samos (c. 310 – c. 230 BC)

A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away……too much of Star Wars (inside joke). I bet most of us in the entire world probably heard of Copernicus. However, only little of us knew about Aristarchus of Samos, ( Ἀρίσταρχος ὁ Σάμιος, Aristarkhos ho Samios-his name in Greek) an ancient Greek astronomer and a mathematician I would say who … Continue reading Aristarchus of Samos (c. 310 – c. 230 BC) Continue reading

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Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

On January 28th, 1986, the space shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds into flight, killing all seven of its crew … More Continue reading

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