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  • Morning Minutes: Jan. 8

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today's Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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    Morning Minutes: Jan. 8

    Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today's Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

    Word of the Day

    Frugal fru-gal (adjective) Characterized by or reflecting economy in use of resources. - www.merriam-webster.com

    Website of the Day

    Physics.org: Your guide to physics on the web

    http://www.physics.org

    Run by the Physics in Society team at the Institue of Physics, this website aims to spark an interest in physics in visitors of all ages. Look up answers to your burning physics questions, play games or browse features such as "Cheers Physics" which explains the physics of beer.

    Number to Know

    1609: Year Galileo invented a version of the refracting telescope, which allowed him to observe stars and planets.

    This Day in History

    January 8, 1642: Galileo Galilei, called the "father of modern astrology," dies in Italy at age 77.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Physicist Stephen Hawking (71)

    Daily Quote

    "Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former." - Albert Einstein

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