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On the place of the asteroid belt could be a planet

On the place of the asteroid belt could be a planet

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The “asteroid belt” - so is called the region of the Solar System situated approximately between the orbits of the planets Jupiter and Mars. The “belt” is occupied by numerous irregularly shaped asteroidal bodies named asteroids or minor planets.

 

In 1971, U.S. astronaut Alan Sheppard became the first  man who had played golf on the moon

In 1971, U.S. astronaut Alan Sheppard became the first man who had played golf on the moon

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People wanted to land on the Moon for years, and the earliest studies of this satellite being made by the Ancient Chinese Astronomers. Invention of the telescope by Lippershey in 1609 provided the first detailed images and observations to be made.

 

On the typewriters invented by Kyota Sugimoto are set up special removable cartridges with Japan hieroglyphs

On the typewriters invented by Kyota Sugimoto are set up special removable cartridges with Japan hieroglyphs

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Kyota Sugimoto is the famous Japan inventor of the XXth century. He was born in Okayama prefecture in 1882(-1972).

 

Eysenck, author of the famous IQ test, was accused in racism and believed that white people have more IQ than black people

Eysenck, author of the famous IQ test, was accused in racism and believed that white people have more IQ than black people

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Everybody knows about psychological tests that can measure the level of our intelligence, or so-called IQ-tests. Author of the first such test was Hans Jurgen Eysenck (1916 -1997), British psychologist and one of the leaders of biological paradigm in psychology of XXth century.

 

Modern alternative cargers that can create energy... from water and fire

Modern alternative cargers that can create energy... from water and fire

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The mankind during the centuries has thought about alternative power generators that would have an endlessness and recyclable raw material.

 

Prototype of a washing machine represented a rolled into a circle two scrub boards

Prototype of a washing machine represented a rolled into a circle two scrub boards

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Today we name washing or laundry machine kind of machines to wash laundry, such as clothes. This term is mostly used only to machines that need water as opposed to dry cleaning (which applies other cleaning fluids, and is performed by industry specialists).

 

Astronomer Percival Lawrence Lowell   predicted discovery of Pluto before his death

Astronomer Percival Lawrence Lowell predicted discovery of Pluto before his death

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Percival Lawrence Lowell (1855 –1916) was an American mathematician, businessman, astronomer and author of speculation that there were canals on Mars. He founded famous the Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA and formed the beginning of the attempt that led to the find of Pluto.

 

Periscope was invented as a mean to look over the crowd

Periscope was invented as a mean to look over the crowd

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A periscope represents an optical instrument for observation around or through an object or obstacle that prevents direct observation from current position of viewer. In its primitive variant, periscope consists of a case with special mirrors within.

 

Dognik also means satellite called in honor of Belka and Strelka

Dognik also means satellite called in honor of Belka and Strelka

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During the 1950s - 1960s the USSR realized experiments with dogs for orbital space flights to see whether spaceflight with human beings have been possible. In this time, the USSR launched missions with special passenger slots for more than 55 dogs.

 

Did Alfred Dunhill invent lighter for his friend, who lost his hand in the war?

Did Alfred Dunhill invent lighter for his friend, who lost his hand in the war?

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Nowadays the lighters is so commonly used device that perhaps most everybody around the world hold in their hand every day.

 

Space is just an hour's drive away, if we could drive up

Space is just an hour's drive away, if we could drive up

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”Space is not far. It's just an hour away, if your car could go straight upwards”. This is a saying of the great British astronomer, Sir Fred Hoyle that lived in the second half of XX century.

 

In the year of the 300th anniversary of the law of universal gravitation discovery British post issued a stamp with the image of an apple

In the year of the 300th anniversary of the law of universal gravitation discovery British post issued a stamp with the image of an apple

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Newton symbolized the culmination of the scientific revolution, that happened in 17th-century, but began earlier. His predecessors, such as Kepler or Galileo, were moving aside from the Greek ancient view of world, in which the objects behavior is prescribed by the "qualities" they keep.

 

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