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Interesting Facts About Amelia Earhart

1) Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. 2) She was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. 3) She received the United States Distinguished Flying Cross for this accomplishment. 4) She set many other records, wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences and was instrumental in the… Continue reading Interesting Facts About Amelia Earhart

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Interesting Facts About Alexander the Great

Alexander III of Macedonia, better known as Alexander the Great was the king of Macedonia from 336 BC until his death in June 323 BC. Son and successor to Olympia of Epirus and Philip II of Macedonia, his father, who prepared him to reign, providing him with military experience and entrusting Aristotle with his intellectual… Continue reading Interesting Facts About Alexander the Great

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Interesting Facts About Alexander Graham Bell

1) Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922) was a British, naturalized American scientist and inventor. 2) He contributed to the development of telecommunications and aviation technology. 3) After a series of formalities (which would later continue for years in the form of legal claims), he obtained in 1876 the patent of the telephone in the United States,… Continue reading Interesting Facts About Alexander Graham Bell

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Interesting Facts About Albert Einstein

1) Albert Einstein (1879-1955) was a German physicist of Jewish origin, nationalized Swiss, Austrian and American. 2) He is considered the most famous and popular scientist of the twentieth century. 3) In 1905 he published his theory of “Special Relativity.” 4) As a logical consequence of this theory, it deduced the equation of the most… Continue reading Interesting Facts About Albert Einstein

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Interesting Facts About Atmospheric Pressure

1) Atmospheric pressure at a particular location experiences variations associated with weather changes. 2) It decreases with the altitude. 3) Altimeters are simple aneroid barometers calibrated in heights; these instruments are not very accurate. 4) The lowest atmospheric pressure at sea level is reached in equatorial latitudes. 5) The equatorial zone is the permanent domain… Continue reading Interesting Facts About Atmospheric Pressure

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Interesting Facts About Air Pollution

1) Air pollution is understood to be the presence in the air of substances or forms of energy that implies risk, damage or severe discomfort for persons and goods of any nature. 2) Since the Industrial Revolution began, the development of transport and the use of fuels have increased the concentration of carbon dioxide in… Continue reading Interesting Facts About Air Pollution