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The Wright Flyer Makes History

On this day in 1903, the Wright Flyer becomes “the first powered, heavier-than-air machine to achieve controlled, sustained flight with a pilot aboard;” the true…

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Guglielmo Marconi – the Father of Radio

On this day in 1901, Italian physicist and radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi sends the first radio transmission across the Atlantic Ocean. The message, simply the…

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Charles Darwin the Scientist

On this day in 1859, British naturalist Charles Darwin’s revolutionary opus “On the Origin of Species” is published and swiftly becomes the basis for all…

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The 30-year Performance of the Amazing Shuttles

On this day in 1976, NASA publicly unveils its first space shuttle, the Enterprise, during a ceremony in Palmdale, California. Development of the spacecraft cost…

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Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the Moon

On this day in 1969, 50 years ago this evening at 22:56 PM EDT, American astronaut Neil Armstrong, standing nearly 240,000 miles from Earth, speaks…

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson Earns "Buzzkill" Title, Destroys Zombie Fantasies (VIDEO)

On this past Thursday’s episode of The Daily Show, astrophysicist and “buzzkill of science” (according to Jon Stewart) Neil DeGrasse Tyson showed why he got his nickname….

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