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All sorts of living things call Earth’s polar regions home – from tiny lichens encrusting the rocky landscapes of the Arctic tundra to huge blue whales swimming through the frigid waters of the Southern Ocean. ...Read more
Jupiter is the largest planet in our Solar System. This giant ball of hydrogen and helium gas is large enough to contain more than 1,000 Earths. Dozens of moons circle the 5th planet from the Sun ...Read more
8/29 Hurricane Katrina hits the coast of Louisiana in 2005 Details
8/30 Ernest Rutherford, the father of nuclear physics, was born on this date in 1871 Details
9/1 7.9 Magnitude Earthquake, Tokyo and Yokohama, 1923 Details