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A Brief History of Sikkim

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 Brijesh Singha (February 12, 2015)  Sikkim is landlocked Indian state located in the Himalayan Mountains. It is beautiful state in the circumference of India. Sikkim’s original inhabitants were “Lepchas”. In the 9th century, Guru Rinpoche, a Buddhist saint had lead the religion of Buddhism in Sikkim. The guru is described to have blessed the land and foretold the time of monarchy. Over the 13th century, . (Astronomy)

Memorize quick is interesting to do it after our techniques

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 Ludie Soto (December 26, 2012)  Work with your child's teacher to keep your child stimulated and mastering appropriate supplies at property and at school. Point out that, at initially, the students will use an x as 1 of the most important multiplication signs. If you are employing flashcards, mix them up so that you can pick a card at random and do the similar activity. Next you want to memorize you favorite rap songs . (Astronomy)

Custom Term Paper on Partnership and Limited Company

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 Matilda Davison (April 19, 2012)  The Difference Between a Partnership and a Limited Company The major difference between a partnership and a limited company is that partners do not have unlimited liability and are legally responsible for all debts that the partnership incurs. In a limited liability company, the shareholders of the company are only liable to the amount of unpaid amount on the shares. This makes .. (Astronomy)

Career Opportunities in Hotel Management Degree Programs and Hospitality Management Courses

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 Niklank Jain (March 30, 2012)  If your desire to work in travel or hotel industry and eager in management a hotel, if you are determined to assist the nation in discovering the best places for their stay and if you want to make challenging and exciting career then you have to earn hotel management degree programs or hospitality management courses would be vital opportunities for you. There are many hotel and catering . (Astronomy)

The Moon And The Roll It Played In The Development Of Life On Earth

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 Christopher Maruca (December 06, 2011)  We knew very little abut the Moon in the earliest days of civilization. As it moved across the sky it was first considered a god chasing the sun in a never ending race. Our knowledge about the Moon today is vastly more accurate then what the ancients knew. We can speculate how the Moon was formed and what the Earth would have been like without the Moon. It is fully realized now that the . (Astronomy)

Astronomy, A Hobby For Everybody

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 Christopher Maruca (November 11, 2011)  Have you ever wished you knew a little more about astronomy so you might find a few of those amazing objects in the sky? The fact is, astronomy is for everybody and not just for those with a PhD in astrophysics. With some practice everyone can experience the joy of watching the sky for all it has to offer us. You can start right away, even without a telescope. You just need to know .. (Astronomy)

Monthly Love Horoscope Let You Know Cancer Romantic

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 Della Jiang (November 09, 2011)  Astrology 2012 Romantic behavior: You tend to form relationships quickly and get sentimental about your love partners. Although you tend to go in for love affairs aplenty, you always feel dissatisfied; so does your partner if he/she can't understand you well. The cancer men: When the attachment to the Cancer's man mother is too strong, he can hardly pull it up and can show homosexual .. (Astronomy)

Emergency Survival Action Required Before Earth Receives a Direct Hit from Massive Solar Flare

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 Will Tonkin (September 29, 2011)  Building or purchasing an Emergency Survival Kit is one thing we all know we should do. Well now may be a good time to act, as one of the next few Coronal Mass Ejections could hit earth head on. It could revert our Electronics Age back to the Stone Age! The Behemoth sunspot that has been labeled 1302, and tracked closely by the NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory, has been emitting some .. (Astronomy)

Get the Best Education Loan for Higher Studies

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 Mkt Mukesh (September 14, 2011)  Getting the best education loan for higher studies, can get difficult only if you don’t plan early. Here we provide the best information to take the education loan in India. If you want to go abroad for higher studies then don’t wait more to start your education loan search. Indiaacademic.com is one of the leading website where you can get the best information for Education . (Astronomy)

Blended Learning - An Interactive way to learn!

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 Sundar Rawat (June 14, 2011)  Looking at the world at a glance, multi tasking and multiple learning is fast replacing the traditional. To keep your work to its finest, there is a need to sustain a learning environment that creates constant upgrading to in pace with the continually changing global marketplace. Traditional learning methods are quiet expensive and only e-learning solution cannot be in pace to compete .. (Astronomy)

A Brief Line of Diverse History of San Francisco Alcatraz

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 Katina Bish (March 14, 2011)  The penitentiary years of the Alcatraz Island started during the mid 1930's and ended around the mid 1960's. This era nicknamed the Alcatraz in the city of San Francisco as the Rock home. It was during this time that Alcatraz served as the premier maximum-security prison for America where prisoners from wars and the other incorrigible inmates of America were kept. The notorious .. (Astronomy)

Are You Prepared for Emergency Survival Following a Solar Storm? Part II

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 Will Tonkin (March 11, 2011)  Our Sun is emerging from an unusually deep solar minimum. That is when the sunspot, solar storm, and solar flare activity are at their lowest levels in the sun’s eleven year cycle. This is significant, because it means we are now entering one of the most active solar maximums in recent history. Solar Maximum is when the sun reaches its peak in its cycle for sunspot, solar storm, .. (Astronomy)

Make It Shine, Make This Glow - Its Your Business Enterprise Of Course

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 Burke Anderson (February 27, 2011)  In case you’re willing to do your homework prior to deciding to put together the small business, it will actually in your case. The primary thing you should do before you start your own home business would be to actually have your products or services completely ready. If you haven’t obtained it, you cannot sell it. It's best to get started with something that's already well . (Astronomy)

Educational Expenses Financing - Things You Need To Find Out

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 Burke Anderson (February 27, 2011)  The advanced schooling education is a valuable part of the young person’s future if there is a wish to reach your goals in today’s business community. However, many young children lose out on that education as they dread they’ll never be able to afford the fees. College tuition fees could be no doubt very expensive, but it seems like a pity to lose out on the life .. (Astronomy)

Are You Prepared for Emergency Survival Following a Solar Storm? Part I

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 Will Tonkin (February 18, 2011)  Solar Storms are coming, Emergency Survival knowledge, and Preparedness are key. You may be asking questions like, “Exactly what is a solar storm, and how can it affect me and my family?" “What emergency survival knowledge should I know about?" “If preparedness is the key, then what should I do?" In this four part document we are going to answer these questions and .. (Astronomy)

The basics on CV template

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 James Mcovey (February 02, 2011)  It’s a general knowledge that first impression is often the last, therefore before applying to any company a CV or Curriculum vitae should be strong enough to impress them, so rejection wouldn’t be an option. And there are some companies that once you have been rejected they won’t bother looking at your CV anymore, no matter how you make it better, it is just too late. . (Astronomy)

5 Causes for a Serious Look at online Ministry

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 Mehedi Hasan (January 07, 2011)  Is it not time to seek for one other avenue to achieve these billions of people around the globe? Has not the time come for the disciples of Christ to look significantly at internet ministry as a viable methodology to contribute immensely to the work of preaching the gospel to all people? All people acknowledges the massive potential of using the internet for internet ministry. The .. (Astronomy)

Maintenance of silk

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 Zemin Wang (September 18, 2010)  Note: 1, instead of silk clothing collection, or direct sunlight in damp places, so as to avoid Mildew and fade. 2, silk clothing collections a good idea to put the sun dry in the sun, and then release the box, pay attention to the weight of the above should not be. Silk tie store, when not folded, it would be better hanging on the racks remain quite flat. 3, collection time to avoid . (Astronomy)

Types of Chinese Courses in Shanghai - Study Chinese in Shanghai under experienced teachers

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 Derek Capo (August 09, 2010)  Courses and programs available to learn Chinese in Shanghai: Next Step China offers its participants University Student Programs, Internships, Intensive Tutoring Programs and Specialized Programs including HSK Courses, Executive Immersion and Contemporary. All of these programs have include courses to learn Chinese language in Shanghai. Some of these programs can be customized to fit .. (Astronomy)

How to End the Fear of Dissertation Writing?

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 Philip Green (May 10, 2010)  Summary: Do you have to write your dissertation and you feel intimidated? You have no clue how to write your dissertation? Don't worry, we will guide you here. If you want to write your dissertation, but you feel intimidated, then there is nothing to worry about, because this feeling is normal. Most students feel the same way (yes, they feel intimidated) when they are asked to write a . (Astronomy)

The Rorschach Test of Seeing Star Constellations

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 Leon Steyn (December 16, 2008)  Early Sky Watchers The Chinese were not only one of the first but the culture that left us the most complete records of what they could see. In 4 BC. A man called Shih-sen produced a list of 809 stars, grouping them into 122 asterisms (close groupings). Seeing that we only use 88 today you can fully understand how complete this system was. But seeing these shapes are not that easy for .. (Astronomy)

The Sky Watchers and Chinese Astronomers

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 Leon Steyn (December 16, 2008)  We tend to think of ancient people as a little bit behind us and somewhat less educated. And yet we gasp at what they must have known. In his space age with all our technology we go back to find the observation of these people very accurate. Not only accurate, but there observations sometimes lead us to new discoveries. New stars were just that. New stars to people that lived in a .. (Astronomy)

How Does a Star Explode? - Supernova 1054

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 Leon Steyn (December 16, 2008)  For years it was outside the Confucian Temple of the city. Almost in the center there is a small circular indentation to the northwest of the star Tien Kuan in the constellation of Taurus as we know it today. This star does not exist but with new technology we know what they wanted to tell us. The explosion of a star in the year 1054, a Supernova. For more than a year the star could be . (Astronomy)

How Can a Star Cast a Shadow? - The Bright Supernova 1006

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 Leon Steyn (December 16, 2008)  It was the year 1006 and if you went out on the night of May 1 you would suddenly find yourself under a searchlight. The Disk of the light would be around three times the size of the planet Venus and visible in the constellation of Scorpio. From the Middle East, Europe and the Orient this light was noticed and recorded. A the time nobody really knew what it could be. A guest star as .. (Astronomy)

Supernova Star Explosions - What is It?

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 Leon Steyn (December 15, 2008)  Around 400 years ago the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe saw a strange new light in the sky. He recorded where he saw it and now we think we know exactly what he saw. It was a Supernova, a huge star explosion. A new study confirmed that it was the common kind that involves the thermonuclear explosion of a white dwarf star with a nearby companion. The reason we know what it is, is that .. (Astronomy)

Universe in Motion - How Fast Are We Moving?

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 Leon Steyn (December 15, 2008)  It is all about the Earth for us To make one complete rotation, the Earth takes 24 hours and at a point near the equator, the Earth must move at close to 1000 miles per hour 1600 km/hr. The speed depends on your position on Earth. Then the Sun We are approximately 150 million km from the Sun. It takes us one year, 365 days, to go around once. The full path of the Earth's orbit is .. (Astronomy)

What is the Winter Solstice?

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 Henry Fong (December 14, 2008)  In ancient times, the Chinese people celebrated the Winter Solstice Festival (Dong Zhi) by visiting relatives and friends, in much the same way as the Chinese Lunar New Year. There is customary feasting, and businesses will close up for the day. Glutinous floor balls known as “tang yuan" are consumed as a symbol of family unity and harmony on this day. But what is the winter .. (Astronomy)

Daily Horoscope and Our Life

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 Qaswer Amin (December 12, 2008)  The present lifestyle of the people is so hectic and full of stress due to the high rate of competition that people are always worried about their future. These worries have made them search for ways and means that will help them to know about the future on a daily basis so that they can prepare their strategies of action accordingly and gain success in life. This need of the people has . (Astronomy)

Lunar Crater Rays - What They Are

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 Leon Steyn (December 12, 2008)  The Collision of a Rock and the Moon Picture a rock from space hurling towards the moon a few million years ago. As it hit the moon it throws out tons of soil and leaves behind a deep hole. Now it will be easy to understand that not all rocks had hit the Moon head on. Some came in at an angle. The ejecta thrown out then lay in the opposite direction of the hole than the direction from .. (Astronomy)

History of Exploring the Moon - USSR and USA

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 Leon Steyn (December 12, 2008)  The Beginning and Orbiting The astronauts knew exactly how the surface of the Moon looked and possibly felt. This was because robots were sent there to land. Three Ranger craft crash landed in 1964 and 1965 but in 1966 and 1967 they were followed by the Lunar Orbiter craft which orbited the Moon and sent back valuable information. The Landing  In 1966 the Soviet Lunia IX soft landed .. (Astronomy)

Apollo Missions to the Moon - Men Who Dared

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 Leon Steyn (December 12, 2008)  Apollo 1 - Scheduled for launch the crew died on the pad during a flight simulation when fire broke out in the spacecraft. Grissom, White and Chaffee were killed with rescue workers close by Unable to free the crew everything was over within 5 minutes after the fire started. Apollo 4 or Satun 501 would be the next Apollo mission. With 95 engines at liftoff everything could have gone .. (Astronomy)

A Piece of Reading We Could Never Forget

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 Leon Steyn (December 12, 2008)  Apollo 8 was the first mission to circle the Moon. On Christmas Eve, December 24, after a conversation about the Astronauts thoughts on the Moon, Borman announced the crew had a message they would like to send. Then Anders said: In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of .. (Astronomy)

Hot Water on a Hot Jupiter

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 Joel Kontinen (December 11, 2008)  For years, astronomers have been searching for water in our Solar System and beyond it. Water is essential for life, and NASA regards the search for life as one of its major activities. Recently astronomers using the Spitzer Space Telescope detected signs of water on planet HD 189733b, a gas giant or hot Jupiter 63 light years from Earth. Its atmosphere also contains carbon dioxide and .. (Astronomy)

Astronomy Telescopes to Get Started in Astronomy

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 Koz Huseyin (December 11, 2008)  Astronomy is a fascinating hobby. With astronomy telescopes, not only do you partake in science, but you also have a fun time also. Astronomy is truly a life long passion, and a good astronomy telescope can help you get many happy years in astronomy. As you read this article, you will discover more about what you need to get started in astronomy on the right foot. What you need to get .. (Astronomy)

A Brief Buying Guide for Telescopes

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 Victor Thomas (November 24, 2008)  A telescope is such a great tool to witness the marvels of heavenly creation. But do you know about the various factors that add value to a telescope before you buy it. If not, take some time to read through some of the points that count in the purchase of a telescope. Initially, you can seek the help and advice of an astronomical club, organization or society in your local area and .. (Astronomy)

How to Seduce an Aries Woman

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 Andrew Lore (November 20, 2008)  If you believe in the Zodiac, you will know that particular star signs are attracted to different types of men. This guide on how to seduce an Aries woman focuses on projecting a positive energy that will attract her, as well as other women in a general sense. To start off, you need to understand that although every sign is different, women commonly share a few similarities in what .. (Astronomy)

Astronomical Telescope - Our Amazing Link to the Stars

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 Ernesto Maitim (November 12, 2008)  For most people, telescope is easily associated to the stars, the planets, asteroids, the moon and its craters and the heavens in general. In my case, when I see a even just the simple reflecting telescope (or maybe a telescope observatory or planetarium) I can only quickly think about astronomy and how this optical wonder of a gadget has been a great help in the development and .. (Astronomy)

Different Types of Telescopes - Catadioptrics

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 Charles Harder (November 08, 2008)  So you've read about reflectors and refractors, but you're not sure which one to go with. Well, catadoptric systems like the Schmidt-Cassegrain and the Maksutov-Cassegrain could be the way to go! Combining both lenses and mirrors, catadioptrics are world-renowned for their excellence in viewing and astrophotography. What are Catadioptric Telescopes? A catadioptric telescope is any .. (Astronomy)

Dark Energy, Dark Matter and the Big Bang - LHC Experiments Are No Way to Go

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 Dr. Reza Rezazadeh (September 29, 2008)  Though, based on my experience with the scientific community about my theories of the Universe, I am not optimistic about attracting any serious attention to the “facts" presented below and my other writings, with the LHC controversy and expected experimentations, I decided I will try it once more. I won't lose anything even though, like other occasions, specialists in the field .. (Astronomy)

Urban Astronomy - Seeing the Skies in Light Polluted Areas

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 Matthew Kriebel (September 04, 2008)  The sheer, overwhelming amount of light pollution from a city can lead many of its inhabitants to believe that there is no way they can view anything from urban areas. Its not just residents who feel this way, I've even talked expert astronomy authors who have told me that there was no reason to get a telescope larger than 3" diameter for city use as the light pollution would make that .. (Astronomy)

A Retrospective on the Hughes Corporation's Contribution to the Exploration of Outer Space

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 Brian Bradshaw (August 10, 2008)  In Martin Scorsese's movie, The Aviator, the life of Howard Hughes was fully glamorized. The company he founded, Hughes Aircraft, and later Hughes Space and Communications, was obviously noteworthy. These companies built airplanes, helicopters, missiles, radar systems, satellites, and interplanetary exploration vehicles. The company built the first working laser, aircraft computer .. (Astronomy)

The 3 Basic Types of Telescopes

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 Alan Armstrong (August 08, 2008)  Since the advent of modern astronomy, scientists have come along a long way to build high powered telescopes. The earliest history of the modern telescope can be traced back to 16th century Netherlands. Modern day telescopes come in different types, sizes and shapes. The cost associated with each telescope differs widely and depends on the task it will be used for. Normally, .. (Astronomy)

Arial Satellite Maps - Online Images From Australia

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 Francisco Segura (August 07, 2008)  Arial satellite maps are the images taken from space with the help of satellites to get a bird's eye view of the different regions of the earth and then using those images to study the different features of the earth's geology. Apart from that, these satellite maps also help in the carrying out of defense activities by the different countries of the worlds and also to form a brief idea .. (Astronomy)

How Do Telescopes Work - Telescope Making Made Easy

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 John B Mayall (August 06, 2008)  The first thing to keep in mind when you're making a telescope by hand, on your own, is to know exactly how it functions. The basic objective of a telescope is to magnify an object that is at a distance and make it appear much closer than it actually is, by bringing its image at the focal distance of the viewing lens. You can learn all you need to know about the method of do-it-yourself . (Astronomy)

A Look at the Biggest Telescopes in the World

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 Will Kalif (August 05, 2008)  The Telescope turns 400 years old this year and in four century period astronomers and telescope makers have been continually making larger and larger telescopes in order to peer deeper and deeper into the mysteries of the universe. There are currently quite a few enormous instruments in use and there are several next generation telescopes being developed that will dwarf anything .. (Astronomy)

What is an Exoplanet?

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 Christian Nuesch (July 25, 2008)  It is in human nature to venture beyond what is just visible. Displeased with the uninhabitable nature of planets in our own Solar system, Scientists have begun the tradition of searching for faroff worlds lying thousands of light years away. Planet hunters, as these specialists are fondly called, have discovered about 307 exoplanets till this date. Exoplanet, shortened from extrasolar .. (Astronomy)

How Do Telescopes Work Telescope Construction at Home

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 John B Mayall (July 24, 2008)  There are telescopes of several brands that are freely available in the market. However, even for one who wants to construct his telescope at home, there are several viable options. One way to go about constructing a telescope is to buy each individual component and then assemble the whole structure. The required elements are mirrors, concave and convex lenses, the housing structure, .. (Astronomy)

Meteor Showers in Late July

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 Ian Maclean (July 23, 2008)  While Americans associate fireworks with the first weekend in July, with their July 4th Independence Day celebration, those of us into skywatching get our shows throughout the latter half of July, with several showers reaching their peaks in the last week of the month. As long time readers already know, meteor showers are the specks of sand and bits of gravel left over from outgassings . (Astronomy)

Astronomy For Kids and Beginners

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 Paolo Walty Polli (July 23, 2008)  I think that everyone who spent a night far away from the polluted modern cities was attracted by the magnificence of the starry night. An urban sky in which one can barely distinguish the outlines of some famous constellation, suddenly becomes a wonderful explosion of lights. “Have you seen the stars tonite?" asked a song of my sixteens. This question has perhaps a meaning, .. (Astronomy)

How Do Telescopes Work? Amateurs Guide to Telescope Making

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 John B Mayall (July 22, 2008)  When Galileo made his telescope, he was far from the expert he became later. He was just a layman, who found the sky and its stars fascinating and wanted a device that would take him closer to the object of his fascination. It was this desire that led him o devise the first ever telescope that changed the face of history in more ways than we can imagine. In today's age, a person is .. (Astronomy)




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