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Atmospheric optics shows us how light behaves as it passes through the atmosphere. From rainbows to the northern lights, these optical features allow us to learn about atmospheric conditions ...Read more
Galaxies are huge collections of stars, gas and dust, and mysterious dark matter. Galaxies are thousands of light years across and contain billions of stars. We are in the Milky Way galaxy ...Read more
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5/5 On this date in 1961 Alan Shepard became the first American astronaut in space Details
5/11 Richard Feynman,an American physicist, was born on this date in 1918 Details