Daily Extra :
The universe is then one, infinite, immobile.... It is not capable of comprehension and therefore is endless and limitless, and to that extent infinite and indeterminable, and consequently immobile.
Giordano Bruno (1548–1600)
Who Was Born Today?:
1962: Yuri Pavlovich Gidzenko, born in Russia, Lt-colonel/cosmonaut
Who Died Today?:
Today in History:
1936: 200" telescope lens shipped, Corning Glass Works, New York-Cal Tech
1958: U.S. Army launched America's third successful satellite, "Explorer III"
1969: Soviet weather satellite Meteor 1 launched
1987: NASA launches Fltsatcom-6, it failed to reach orbit