February 27, 2023 Edition
Wow, so, unbelievably there’s one day left in February! I can’t even believe we’re headed into March already. Despite what I thought, 2023 isn’t a leap year, but that’s okay. I’m not sure if you guys were aware of this, but when it came to precision with numbers, mathematics, and science, the native tribes of Mexico and the America’s were the people to see.
I know, it’s shocking, especially when we consider all the contributions, discoveries, and inventions passed on from the ancients of Egypt and Greece, and of course the Romans, but for some reason, they all struggled with calculating the exact length of a calendar year. I’m not sure if it actually was the Mayans or a civilization before, but one of them knew the answer. Somehow they knew it was necessary for them to add one day to the 365-day year once every four years. That’s how we got our leap year and the precise length of a 365.25 day calendar year.
🌨 This year, it was reported yesterday, actually, that Southern California had over 5 inches of rain in some parts and 6 feet of snow in others. The National Weather Service called this storm one of the strongest ever to hit the area. When a region experiences weather patterns for the first time, it’s important.
👧 Meet Venus Girl, aka 594913 Aylochaxnim. Venus Girl is a large near-earth asteroid that was discovered on the 11th degree of Aquarius on January 4, 2020. It’s the first of its kind having its orbit completely inside that of Venus. Approximately, Aylo has an orbital period of 151 days.
🕓 Let’s turn back the clock and look at this day, 2/27, in history. New Orleans held its first Mardi Gras celebration in 1861, Chile had a massive earthquake in 2010 that measured and 8.8 and killed 500, English physicists, James Chadwick, discovered the Neutron, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born in 1807, and Chelsea Clinton was born in 1980.
🌍 Live Science dot com just reported the discovery of a Sumerian temple estimated to be 4,500 years old in southeastern Iraq (ancient Girsu).
🏛 Four days ago, R. Kelly received fedtime, a 20-year sentence that could keep him behind bars until he’s 80!
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