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ON THIS DAY: November 15, 2016

November 15th is

America Recycles Day *

Entrepreneur’s Day *

I Love to Write Day *

National Philanthropy Day *

National Young Reader’s Day

Sadie Hawkins Day * 517 more words

History

November 15 - Asteroid 21 Lutetia

Asteroid 21 Lutetia was discovered on November 15th 1852 by Hermann Goldschmidt.  It’s about 100 km (60 miles) in diameter, is irregularly shaped,  fairly dense and heavily cratered. 199 more words

Astronomy

Happy Discovery Day, Neptune!

Hey, everyone. Happy Friday. Thanks for stopping by. I hope you’re having a great day to end the week, and a great, starry weekend ahead of you. 473 more words

Who Are The Iconic Men of Georgian Bath?

It’s Jane Austen week here in Bath and everyone here is talking about Pride and Prejudice’s iconic writer.

Over the last few days, Austen has become an even larger conversation starter than usual and is continually referred to as Bath’s most famous resident. 617 more words

History

About the author, a picture of Harrison Chase

I was practicing my about the author photo face on the tube this morning.

I don’t want it to look too happy, I want people to look at it and think “Wow, that guy’s deep, what’s going through his mind? 489 more words

Man-Bats and Bipedal Moon Beavers

January 10, 1834 was a remarkable day in the history of humankind. It was the day Sir John Herschel, a noted English astronomer and son of William Herschel, the discoverer of Uranus, first gazed through his super-powered telescope and observed life on the moon. 841 more words

History

Triton

Welcome to Triton, the largest moon of Neptune! Triton is so great in size compared to the other moons of Neptune that its mass makes up 99.5% of Neptune’s moon system. 385 more words