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HAARP Alaska is an auroral research program that superheats the ionosphere. From a distance, it looks like a parking lot filled with over-sized television antennae. In actuality it is the High-Frequency Active Auroral Research Program or HAARP, a government research facility focused on physical and electrical properties of the earth’s ionosphere. Set against the Alaskan forest, HAARP...

In 1742, Swedish astronomer, Anders Celsius invented the Celsius temperature scale, which was named after the inventor. Anders Celsius early became engaged in the general problem of weights and measures, including temperature measurements. Already as a student, he assisted the astronomy professor Erik Burman in meteorology observations. At that time there existed a large variety of thermometers with...

Sir Alexander Fleming was born at Lochfield near Darvel in Ayrshire, Scotland on August 6th, 1881. He attended Louden Moor School, Darvel School, and Kilmarnock Academy before moving to London where he attended the Polytechnic. He spent four years in a shipping office before entering St. Mary's Medical School, London University. He qualified with distinction in...

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