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Galileo Galilei was an Italian astronomer and physicist who lived between 1564-1642. He was the first person to use a telescope to look at the sky. He discovered sunspots, craters and peaks in the moon ...Read more
Venus is the hottest planet in our Solar System, with temperatures over 460° C (860° F) at its surface. Venus is the 2nd closest planet to the Sun. It is the planet most like Earth in terms of size ...Read more
11/3 On this date in 1957 satellite Sputnik 2 that carried a dog, named Laika, was launched into space Details
11/5 James Clerk Maxwell, a Scottish physicist, died on this date in 1879 Details
11/7 Marie Curie, physicist and chemist, the first woman awarded a Nobel Prize, was born on this date in 1867 Details