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Category 6 Hurricane

The first hurricane of the season gathered strength during the storm’s slow progress across the Atlantic. Florence had one point has classed a category 4 storm and the Carolinas prepared for the worst, however the tempest weakened in the shallow continental shelf and struck Cape Hatteras as a Category 1 hurricane. A category 1 is […]

Galileo’s Eternal Salute

Galileo Galilei helped restore science to Europe with his telescopic exploration of the solar system and stars. The Holy Mother Church in Rome was confounded by his heliocentric beliefs that the Earth revolved around the Sun, which was contrary to geocentricism. His Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems attacked the ignorance of Pope Urban […]