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Tycho Brahe Wasn’t Poisoned
2012-11-15 22:24:07

Scientists have determined that the 16th-Century Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe most likely was not poisoned after all.

Einstein’s God Letter For Sale
2012-10-05 21:14:12

A handwritten letter by one Albert Einstein will be auctioned off this month with an opening bid of $3 million.

Brain Of Albert Einstein Can Be Downloaded As An App
2012-09-25 13:00:47

After his death, Einstein’s brain was removed by pathologist Thomas Harvey, who had performed Einstein’s autopsy. The hope was that future researchers could uncover secrets behind his genius.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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