Jacques Yves Cousteau

Jacques-Yves Cousteau AC (French: [ʒak iv kusto]; commonly known in English as Jacques Cousteau; 11 June 1910 – 25 June 1997) was a French naval officer, explorer, conservationist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher who studied the sea and all forms of life in water. Continue reading

Augustus Caesar

Augustus (Latin: Imperātor Caesar Dīvī Fīlius Augustus; 23 September 63 BC – 19 August 14 AD) was the founder of the Roman Principate and considered the first Roman emperor, controlling the Roman Empire from 27 BC until his death in AD 14. Continue reading

Early example of political propaganda

During the reign of the first Roman emperor, Augustus Caesar, 17 BCE, the depictions of a comet by a western civilization were stamped onto coins. Continue reading

Discovery that Uranus has rings

On March 10th 1977, when Uranus passed between a star and the earth, we discovery that Uranus has rings. Continue reading

The Occultation of a Star by the Moon

Nicolaus Copernicus (Mikolaj Kopernik), a Polish Astronomer, recorded in 1497, Continue reading

Underwater Excavation of a Shipwreck

Some sponge divers in 1900 found a shipwreck off the island of Antikythera, Greece (thats near Crete) at a depth of about 170 feet (50-60 meters). Continue reading

Very Large Array In New Mexico

The Very Large Array radio interferometer located near Socorro, NM, USA, Continue reading

Grand Opening of The Adler Planetarium

Adler Planetarium and Astronomical Museum was the first to open in North America located in Chicago, IL, USA by American businessman, Max Adler. Continue reading

Ptolemy Wrote Astronomy Treatise Almagest

Ptolemy an Alexandrian astronomer and mathematician wrote an astronomy treatise, Almagest in 140 CE Continue reading

Offa – King of Mercia

Offa was King of Mercia, a kingdom of Anglo-Saxon England, from 757 until his death in July 796. Continue reading