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August 10: Churches v. Astronomy

Royal Observatory Opens (1675): Churches v. Astronomy It was on this date, August 10, 1675, that, by order of King Charles II, the foundation stone of the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, south London, was laid. The rationale was chiefly commercial:

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Posted in History, Religion, Science, Theology

July 23: Alan Hale

Alan Hale and Comet Hale-Bopp (1995) It was on this date, July 23, 1995, that Comet Hale-Bopp was discovered by Alan Hale and, independently, by Thomas Bopp. Working as a shift supervisor in a construction materials company, Bopp, an amateur

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Posted in Famous Freethinkers, History, Religion, Science

November 19: Jodie Foster

I absolutely believe … that there is no direct evidence, so how could you ask me to believe in God when there’s absolutely no evidence that I can see?

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Posted in Entertainer, Famous Freethinkers, Film
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