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  • Morning Minutes: April 20

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today's Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Morning Minutes: April 20

    Word of the Day

    Inveigh in-VEY (verb) To protest strongly or attack vehemently with words - dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Dynamic Periodic Table


    This online version of the periodic table allows users to click on elements to learn more about them through links to Wikipedia, allowing users to see what elements look like and how they are atomically structured. The table includes tabs so users can highlight different groupings of elements.

    Number to Know

    88: Radium's atomic number.

    This Day in History

    April 20, 1902: Marie and Pierre Curie successfully isolate radioactive radium. A year later they would be awarded the Nobel Prize for their groundbreaking research in radioactivity.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Actor George Takei (76)

    Daily Quote

    "The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any." - Alice Walker

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