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Blog posts on science, history, nature, climate change and conspiracy theories 

Map of Pakistan in Asia

Pakistan becomes an independent country – 1947

August 14, 1947 Pakistan becomes an independent county, separates from India, British rulers leave the sub-continent after almost 200 years.

A mobile phone showing high temperatures in Liverpool, UK.

What’s causing this tropical heatwave in the UK? Climate Change

August 2020 has seen many days over the heatwave threshold, with thunderstorms following. This increase in the frequency and intensity of extreme events like heatwaves is due to climate change.

This image of the Berlin Wall was taken in 1986 by Thierry Noir at Bethaniendamm in Berlin-Kreuzberg.

The Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall was a literal symbol of the iron curtain and the cold war, which divided east and west Germany. It was built in 1961 and fell in 1989.

Photo of Mars by Hubble Telescope. Source: NASA, ESA, and STScI

New Visitors to Planet Mars

New Visitors to Planet Mars include NASA Mars2020 Perseverance rover UAE's Hope space-probe and China's Tianwen-1 mission. All were launched in July 2020.

First Ever Image of Exoplanets around a sunlike star. Credit: ESO/Bohn et al.

First Time Ever! Two Planets Around a Sun-like Star Photographed

For the first time ever astronomers have photographed the first ever image of a young, Sun-like star accompanied by two giant exoplanets.

Human computers

Fantastic Women Series – NASA’s Computers

NASA's Computers. One small step for a man, a giant push from the women behind him: How a group of women heroes helped put a man on the moon.

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Moon Landing Conspiracy Theories Part 1- Did Neil Armstrong Hear the Azan on the Moon?| Shattering Myths Blog

There is very popular with the Muslim community and states that Neil Armstrong heard the Muslim call to prayer on the moon and subsequently became a Muslim.

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.

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