Since her death in 1979, the woman who discovered what the universe is made of has not so much as received a memorial plaque or obituaries mention her greatest discovery…Everyone knows Charles Darwin discovered evolution and Albert Einstein discovered the relativity of time. But when it comes to the composition of our universe, textbooks simply say the most abundant atom in the universe is hydrogen. And no one ever wonders how we know? Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, a truly extraordinary woman.
Jason deCaires Taylor's "Vicissitudes" underwater sculpture, in Grenada, in honor of African Ancestors who were thrown overboard the slave ships during the Middle Passage of the African Holocaust. See his site: http://www.underwatersculpture.com/sculptures/viccisitudes/
Treo the dog, awarded In 2010. He was military working dog St George's Barracks in Oakham, Leicestershire, received the Dickin Medal for sniffing out IEDs and saving the lives of the soldiers he was patrolling with while on duty in Afghanistan.
USS Missouri (BB-63) ("Mighty Mo" or "Big Mo") is a United States Navy Iowa-class battleship, and was the third ship of the U.S. Navy to be named in honor of the US state of Missouri. Missouri was the last battleship built by the United States, and was the site of the surrender of the Empire of Japan which ended World War II.
The Tomb of the Unknown Warrior in Westminster Abbey, London, together with the…