Unknown to all at the time, her discovery would forever change our understanding of the universe.
The ACIS data suggests cosmic rays come not from the birth of atoms, as originally proposed by Robert Millikan, but from the death of stars.
Unfortunately, the tragedy of January 1967 may have only attracted more viewers. Interest in Apollo 7 grew more intense. And when the red light finally turned on, what a show it turned out to be!
The device mimics the complexity of clockwork not designed in Western Europe until a millennium later. What did the ancient Greeks use it for?
Who knows where the world would be today without this small, but ingeniously practical, tool!