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Turning the pages on Georgian Bath.

It’s amazing where life takes you. Years ago l well remember how much money HTV West invested in ensuring it had a major annual presence at the Bath and West agricultural show – still held on its permanent showground just outside Shepton Mallet and something which celebrates all aspects of farming and rural life.

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March 13th in history:

Attorney Clarence Darrow, the defense lawyer at the Scopes “Monkey” trial, died on this date in 1938. It was exactly 13 years after the day the Tennessee House voted to ban the teaching of evolution in state schools. 77 more words

Today In History

William Herschel descubre a Titania y Oberón, los satélites más grandes de Urano.

Un 11 de enero de 1787 el músico y astrónomo británico William Herschel (1738 –  1822)  descubrió las dos lunas más grandes del Planeta Urano nombradas… 80 more words


ON THIS DAY: January 11, 2018

January 11th is

Milk Day *

Hot Toddy Day

Thank You Day

Human Trafficking Awareness Day *

International Parity at Work Day *

Learn Your Name in Morse Code Day * 1,145 more words


Volcano on the Moon?

Volcano on the Moon[1]

0n the evening of March 7, 1794, William Wilkins took a stroll up Castle Hill in Norwich, England, to see if he could spot Mercury in the evening sky. 2,082 more words


Cosmic Surprises Keep Blowing Our Minds

Cosmic Surprises Keep Blowing Our Minds[1]

Some areas of science advance in increments. We see slow evolutionary improvements in aeronautical engineering and medical discoveries. But astronomy is different. 788 more words

Nature Of Science

480 Discovery of Uranus

Uranus appears as a featureless disk, photography by Voyager 2 in 1986. Voyager continues its trek in the Milky Way.

On March 13, 1781, German-born English astronomer William Herschel discovered Uranus from his garden in Bath, England. 296 more words

Solar System