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The Voyages

Pinpointing the explorer's whereabouts on October 12, 1492 Watch this video to discover Columbus's role in the "discovery" of the the New World and his c…

Last Words

Last WordsThe next day was Sunday, and a goodly troop of young and old set forth to church.—some driving, some walking, all enjoying the lovely weather and the happy quietude which comes…

Voyager (U.S.)

Destination: Jupiter and Saturn. Launched: Aug. 20 (Voyager 2) and Sept. 5 (Voyager 1), 1977. Mission: To explore Jupiter and the other outer planets. Launched in 1977, Voyager 1 and Voyage…

Jo's Last Scrape

Jo's Last ScrapeThe March family had enjoyed a great many surprises in the course of their varied career, but the greatest of all was when the Ugly Duckling turned out to be, not a swan, but a…

The Hungry Stones And Other Stories

by Rabindranath Tagore Living or DeadThe Renunciation"We Crown Thee King" When Nabendu Sekhar was wedded to Arunlekha, the God of marriage smiled from behind the sacrificial fire. Alas! wh…

Other Notable Saturnian Moons

The other four largest moons of Saturn are Tethys, Dione, Rhea, and Iapetus. Tethys is 650 mi (1,060 km) in diameter. Its surface is heavily cratered, and it has a huge, globe-girdling canyon…

Walter Conrad Arensberg: Voyage à l'Infini

Voyage à l'InfiniWalter Conrad ArensbergThe swan existing Is like a song with an accompaniment Imaginary.Across the grassy lake, Across the lake to the shadow of the willows, It is accomp…