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A Poem for Pluto Day

Pluto is as far across as Manhattan to Miami, but its atmosphere is bigger than the Earth’s.  – Alan Stern, American planetary scientist On February 18, 1930, the planet Pluto was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh, at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: July 2, 2016

July 2nd is: I Forgot Day Chicken Wing Day World UFO Day Cherry Pit Spitting Day National Holidays Around the World Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny, a Muslim holy day, is a national holiday in many countries) Bangladesh – 1st … Continue reading

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