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Today in Black History, 10/1/2013 - George Robert Carruthers, hall of fame physicist and inventor, was awarded patent number 3,478,216 for his Image Converter for Detecting Electromagnetic Radiation which was flown to the moon on the 1972 Apollo 16 mission. For more info, check out today's notes!

Today in Black History, - George Robert Carruthers, hall of fame physicist and inventor, was awarded patent number for his Image Converter for Detecting Electromagnetic Radiation which was flown to the moon on the 1972 Apollo 16 mission.

Stars Adorn Orion's Sword

Nasa's Spitzer Space Telescope shows a stellar nursery containing thousands of young stars and developing protostars near the sword of the constellation Orion. Massive stars light up the Orion nebula, the bright region near the center of the image.