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Did you know that our system of wind speed measurement has roots in seafaring history? Understanding wind speed was critical for sailors. Check out this video from the Little Shop of Physics ...Read more Brought to you by CMMAP
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7/14 Florence Bascom, an American geologist, was born on this date in 1862 Details
7/15 Birthday of Jocelyn Bell Burnell, a British astronomer, born in 1943 Details
7/20 On this date in 1969 Armstrong and Aldrin walked on the Moon Details