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Apollo 11 taken on the moon by Neil Armstrong

Moon Landing Conspiracy Theory Part 2 – Did it really happen?| Shattering Myths Blog

Did the moon landings really happen? We talk about the conspiracy theory and the myth surrounding this event.

Apollo 11 aboard Saturn V rocket - July 16, 1969

Apollo 11 launched on July 16, 1969

On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11, carrying Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, was launched on its epic journey to the moon.

Rosetta Stone at the British Museum. Image 360onhistory.com

Rosetta Stone Rediscovered – July 15-16, 1799

The Rosetta Stone was rediscovered on July 15-16, 1799 by Napoleon's soldiers in Egypt. It is a stele inscribed with a decree, issued in 196 BC in Memphis.

Voynich Manuscript from Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University

The Mystery of the Voynich Manuscript

The Voynich Manuscript is a mysterious book that has puzzled experts as to its true purpose. Its writing and illustration have not been deciphered.

Colours of Mercury - Credit NASA

Take A Trip to Mercury!

Let's take a trip to the planet Mercury. Use your cursor to check out its surface inside! The spacecraft Bepi Colombi is on its way to orbit the planet in 2025 & took amazing images of Earth on its wa...

Jocelyn Bell Burnell Astronomical Institute Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

Fantastic Women Series – Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Fantastic Women Series post about the astrophysicist who co-discovered the first radio pulsar in 1967 but – surprise surprise - the Nobel Prize this discovery received in 1974 did not include her name...

Douglas Adams

Don’t Panic and Always Carry a Towel

Towel Day (May 25) commemorates the life and works of writer and humorist Douglas Adams, who said Don't Panic. Always carry a towel on towel day.

Napoleon by Jacques Louis David

Napoleon

Story of Napoleon Bonaparte who declared himself emperor of France on May 18, 1804 and influenced Europe for 25 years.

Sir Nicholas Winton Who helped save 669 children from Nazi Germany

Happy Birthday Sir Nicholas Winton! He helped children escape Nazi Germany

Sir Nicholas George Winton, MBE (born Wertheim; 19 May 1909 – 1 July 2015) was a British humanitarian who established an organization to rescue children at risk from Nazi Germany. His German-Jewish ha...

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