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Science Post Of The Day

Today’s Science post dedicated to the Israel Spacecraft, Beresheet. The spacecraft reached 10km from the lunar surface when an engine failed to fire. We watch many things in our lives and expect them to work. Most people do not realize the enormity of effort that makes things “work” in our world. Stop for a moment and appreciate our bodies, our homes, and our lives … and all that seems to “work” all by itself.

Happy Birthday To The U.S. Patent System!

The very first U.S. Patent Law, the Patent Act of 1790, was signed into law by President George Washington on April 10, 1790.

If any of you were thoughtful enough to buy your favorite Patent Attorney a present to celebrate the day, Thank You!

On this day, in 1869, Dimitri Mendeleev first published the Periodic Table of the Elements

Israeli Scientists Claim That They Will Have A Cure For Cancer Within A Year

Amazing story out of Israel. We can only hope they can succeed!!! Read more here.

Today should be a day of celebration for coffee lovers.

On this day in 1865, the patent issued on the first coffee percolator !!!

 

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Happy birthday!

Happy birthday to an inventor that has brought much joy into the world…. Milton Hershey!

In 1975, a Cat Co-Authored a Physics Paper

Yes…. there really was once an article published in a peer review Physics journal, co-authored by … a cat !!!!  Read about it here

August 13, 1889

So, were it not for the invention of William Gray, Adam Levine and Maroone 5 would not have had anything to sing about! On this day in 1889, the first payphone patent was granted!Screen Shot 2018-08-13 at 9.42.49 AM (002)

July 31, 1790

On this day in 1790 the very first U.S. Patent is granted! Signed by George Washington, the first U.S. patent was issued to Samuel Hopkins for the process of making potash. Learn more here

Great invention!

Let’s hope she has a lifetime of inventions ahead of her! Learn about this 12 year old engineer’s invention here