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On February 18, 1930, Clyde W. Tombaugh, an assistant at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, discovered Pluto. For over seven decades, Pluto was considered the ninth planet of our solar system.
Guardian of the Dark
On January 23, 1930, Clyde Tombaugh photographed Pluto. Formerly the ninth planet from the sun (usually), Pluto was named for the Roman equivalent of the
On This Day In Science - March 13
1733 - Joseph Priestley was born. Priestley is credited with the discovery of the element oxygen. 1781 - William Herschel discovers the planet Uranus.
http://chemistry.about.com/b/2009/03/13/on-this-day-in-science-march-13.htm (About Chemistry
Amy Lowell - Profile of the poet Amy Lowell
A biographical profile of Amy Lowell, who was born into a prominent New England family, essentially educated herself and became a truly independent woman, Imagist poet, critic and biographer of Keats.
http://poetry.about.com/od/jn/p/amylowell.htm (About Poetry