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2015-01-02

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January 2 in history: 1860 – The discovery of the planet Vulcan, a small planet proposed to exist in an orbit between Mercury and the Sun, was announced at a meeting of the French Academy of Sciences in Paris, France. Oops. 1959 – Luna 1, the first spacecraft to reach the vicinity of the Moon and to orbit the Sun, was launched by the Soviet Union. 1974 – President Richard Nixon signed a bill lowering the maximum U.S. speed limit to 55 MPH in order to conserve gasoline during an OPEC embargo. 2004 – Stardust successfully flew past Comet Wild 2, collecting samples that are returned to Earth. 1920 - Isaac Asimov, polymath and immensely popular science fiction writer, was born. (31 articles)

created January 02, 2015

updated January 02, 2015

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