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  • Morning Minutes, June 22

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  • June 22
    Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
    Word of the Day
    bloviate BLOH-vee-ayt verb; To speak or write at length in a pompous or boastful manner. — Dictionary.com
    Website of the Day: Sky & Telescope
    http://www.skyandtelescope.com
    Online site of the magazine that is essential for amateur and professional astronomers.
    Number to Know
    4: Number of moons of Jupiter that were discovered by Galileo. His discovery of moons circling another planet seriously challenged the prevailing belief that the earth was the center of the universe.
    This Day in History
    June 22, 1633: The Holy Office in Rome forces Galileo Galilei to recant his view that the sun, not the earth, is the center of the universe.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Kris Kristofferson, American singer-songwriter, musician and actor, 78
    Daily Quote
    “You don’t paddle against the current, you paddle with it. And if you get good at it, you throw away the oars.” — Kris Kristofferson
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