November 29

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Where science meets art

Christian Doppler, Austrian physicist, born today in 1803. Is this the man who came up with the Doppler Effect? And if so: is the sky blue: do the stars leave the skies by day? what colour is the sunset?

Today in 
1947, the United Nations called for the partitioning of Palestine between Arabs and Jews (is this the Peel Commission report? No, it can't be; that was much earlier. 1947 was already the vote)

And was ever a more ludicrously unworkable plan ever conceived by a bunch of theoreticians three thousand miles from the reality of their madness?

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