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The Nebra Sky Disk, attributed to a site near Nebra, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, is a bronze disk about 30 cm in diameter, with a blue-green patina inlaid with gold symbols which have generally been interpreted as a sun or full moon, a lunar crescent, and stars, including a cluster interpreted as the Pleiades. The disk is associated with Bronze Age Unetice Culture, 1600 B.C.


2015 Women's History Month STEM Biography Series Roundup

For Women's History Month I posted daily biographies of women scientists. In case you couldn't tell by my Women in STEM jewelry series, I'm pretty obsesse

Destination Moon: The 350-Year History of Lunar Exploration (Infographic) By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist   |   July 16, 2014 1

Destination Moon: The 350-Year History of Lunar Exploration (Infographic) By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist   |   July 16, 2014 1


Universe - in the first second the temperature fell to 10 thousand million degrees. In the next one and a half minutes the temperature dropped 9 thousand million degrees. Protons and neutrons combined to produce helium and hydrogen as universal nuclear reactions. This stopped after 3 minutes when there was not enough heat present to sustain reactions.


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Walter S. McAfee (September 2, 1914 - February 18, 1995) was an African American scientist and astronomer, notable for participating in the world's first first lunar radar echo experiments with Project Diana. McAfee was born in Ore City, Texas in Upshur County, as one of nine children. His parents grew up on a farm and his dad was a CME minister.


Greek Muses In ancient Greece. The 9 Muses were considered sources of knowledge and providers of inspiration to creators of literature and art. Almost everyone should still have a shrine to honor them. Calliope (Epic Poetry) Clio (History) Erato (Love Poetry) Euterpe (Music) Melpomene (Tragedy) Polyhymnia (Hymns and sacred poetry) Terpsichore (Dance) Thalia (Comedy) Urania (Astronomy)


"The mathematician and philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria was the daughter of the mathematician Theon Alexandricus (ca. 335–405) [the] last librarian of the Library of Alexandria...Around AD 400, she became head of the Platonist school at Alexandria...she taught philosophy and astronomy...the pupils included pagans, Christians, and foreigners...She was murdered by a Christian mob after being accused of witchcraft and godlessness and of causing religious turmoil." Also she's my hero.