On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1612: First observation of Neptune – Galileo observes and records a “fixed star” without realising it is a planet.

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Fun Fact of the Day

Fun Fact of the Day: Windmills have been in use since 2000 B.C. and were first developed in Persia and China. Ancient mariners sailed to distant lands by making use of winds. Farmers used wind power to pump water and for grinding grains. Today the most popular use of wind energy is converting it to electrical energy to meet the critical energy needs of the planet.