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Earth to Kepler 186f

Scientists announced on 17 April that a planet has been detected in a solar system five hundred light years away that possibly has Earth-like conditions – not too hot or cold and capable of... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: November 27, 2013

Public Enemy #1 Gunned Down!      1934 - FBI Agents gunned down bank robber Baby Face Nelson in shoot-out with the FBI in Barrington, Illinois.  The Chicago born gangster was a notorious... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: November 14, 2013

We're Back!      1969 - NASA launches Apollo 12, the second crewed mission to the surface of the Moon.  The crew consisted of Mission commander Charles "Pete" Conrad, Lunar Module Pilot... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: November 12, 2013

Guilty!         1948 - General Hideki Tojo, Japan's war time Prime Minister and primary mover behind the attack on Pearl Harbor, and six other Japanese military and government... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: November 5, 2013

Vatican Bombed!      1943 - A Fascist Italian bomber dropped five bombs, four of which detonated, on the Vatican.  At the time it was believed the bombing was an accident because up until... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: October 31, 2013

Halloween, or All Hallow’s Eve, can be traced back to an ancient Celtic pagan festival called “Samhain,” which was celebrated over 2,000 years ago.  The Celtic calendar began on November 1, and... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: October 29, 2013

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder and first President of the Republic of Turkey.  Empire No Longer!  1923 - After a series of wars that began in the late 1800's culminating with its defeat in World... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: October 11, 2013

Finally! 1976 - George Washington's is appointmed, posthumously, to the grade of General of the Armies of the United States by congressional joint resolution Public Law 94-479 and is approved by... More 
Covers unmanned spacecraft such as NASA's Mars rover with its ability to collect samples and take photographs in inhospitable environments. More 
From the history of space exploration to the future of "space business", this set offers a broad survey of the space sciences. Includes biographies of scientists and the space-related job market. More 

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